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Highlights of the ICLEI World Congress 2015
Day 2
100 mayors adopt Seoul Declaration for sustainable cities

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 onstage at today´s ICLEI World Congress 2015 Opening Plenary to adopt the Seoul Declaration. [Read More]
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon onstage with 100 mayors to adopt Seoul Declaration

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon began the Opening Plenary today by delivering a message commending Mayor Park Wonsoon for his leadership on urban sustainability. [Read More]
Seoul is the 2015 Earth Hour City Challenge Capital!

The city of Seoul has been awarded the title of Global Earth Hour Capital 2015. Seoul impressed an international jury of experts with its comprehensive approach to tackling climate change and its determination to ramp up use of renewable energy. [Read More]
Prof. Jørgen Randers speaks at World Congress

The Opening Plenary of the ICLEI World Congress 2015 began with an address from Jorgen Randers, co-author of the seminal 1972 book The Limits to Growth. [Read More]
Five Green City Champions describe their paths to prestigious awards

Morten Kabell of Copenhagen (Denmark), George Ferguson of Bristol (UK), Dejan Crnek of Ljubljana (Slovenia), Johannes van der Merwe of Cape Town (South Africa) and Dagur Eggertsson of Reykjavik (Iceland) explained why their cities had received awards and what plans they had for the future. [Read More]
Cities and business should work more together for sustainable development

Sub-plenary 3 at Day 2 of the ICLEI World Congress, titled “City-business Cooperation for Sustainable Urban Infrastructure,” was presented in partnership with the World Business Council on Sustainable Development (WBCSD). The session also saw the launch of a publication produced by ICLEI and WBCSD. [Read More]
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