Starting Point: Recognition of common challenges posed by environmental risk

Organizing Strategy: Enlist cities and towns around the world to compare notes and share programs

Tools: Internet, telecommunications, data bases, meetings, workshops, study groups

Outcomes: Potentially powerful alignment of jurisdictions with considerable resources to confront problems

ICLEI is the world’s leading association of cities and local governments dedicated to sustainable development.

We are a powerful movement of 12 mega-cities, 100 super-cities and urban regions, 450 large cities as well as 450 medium-sized cities and towns in 86 countries.

We promote local action for global sustainability and support cities to become sustainable, resilient, resource-efficient, biodiverse, low-carbon; to build a smart infrastructure; and to develop an inclusive, green urban economy with the ultimate aim to achieve healthy and happy communities.