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Resilient Cities Outlook: All roads lead to Paris (via all other cities)

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This post is part of our live blog series from the Resilient Cities 2015 congress. For more live blogs, please click here.

150610_outlook1With the COP21 in Paris swiftly approaching, climate was the overarching theme of the outlook plenary of …

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Guest blog: Making Compacts More Than A Piece Of Paper

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Barack Obama said of the Southeast Florida Regional Climate Compact that it has become a model not just for the country, but for the world.

This success has been mirrored in the Central KwaZulu-Natal Climate Change (CKZNCC) Compact. So what …

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ICLEI’s Resilient Cities Opening Plenary: A Glocal Focus

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Resilient Cities 2015 opened with a local and global focus – or, as Mayor Jürgen Nimptsch of Bonn put it, a “glocal” focus.

Nimptsch emphasized the importance of the congress, commenting: This is much more than a panel dialogue or …

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ICLEI And WRI Partner To Advance Climate-Smart Urban Development

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The World Resources Institute, led by WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities, and ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability and its carbonn Center announced a new partnership to help cities worldwide reduce their carbon footprint and pursue sustainable

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100 Mayors adopt Seoul Declaration for sustainable cities

ICLEI World Congress 2015

Together with ICLEI President Park Wonsoon (Mayor of Seoul), ICLEI First Vice President James Nxumalo (Mayor of Durban) and ICLEI Secretary General Gino Van Begin, 100 mayors from around the world were on stage at today´s ICLEI World Congress 2015

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