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Key outcomes and decisions

  • We sent a strong message to the UN conference urging for the stronger role of local governments in the global discussions.  See the message to Rio here
  • Newly elected Global Executive Committee to govern ICLEI
  • Leading eco-cities discuss the formation of an ICLEI Eco-cities network. For more information contact secretary.general (at) iclei.org
  • Discussions around formation of a new ICLEI program on health and happiness
  • New signatories to the Mexico City Pact and Durban Adaptation Charter
  • Launch of URBIS network, fostering knowledge exchange through URBIS Dialogues to transcend the science-policy interface and to contribute to the achievement of the CBD Aichi Targets
  • Mayor Park of Seoul, Republic of Korea, elected to be new chair of the World Mayors Council, starting his post later in the year
  • The ICLEI-UNEP Sustainable events guide launched
  • Announcement of the Suwon EcoMobility Festival
  • Attendance of 4 of ICLEI’s FutureCityLeaders, raising the voice of youth speaking in high-level plenaries. See here for more information: FCL Website

And much more!