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ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability

Organization Profile

Mission

ICLEI is the world’s leading network of 12 mega-cities, 100 super-cities and urban regions,
450 large cities, and 450 small and medium-sized cities and towns in 84 countries. ICLEI helps cities become sustainable, resilient, resource-efficient, low-carbon, and
biodiverse; to develop a green urban economy with smart infrastructure; and ultimately,
it’s all about a planet with healthy & happy communities.

Disaster Reduction Goal

Cities must be low-risk and resilient if they want to be sustainable: resilient to disaster,
climate change, unforeseen events and economic shocks.

Policies and Programmes in DRR

Resilient City is one of ICLEI agendas focusing on helping cities to become more resilient to disaster,
climate change, unforeseen events and economic shocks.
Every year ICLEI organizes a Global Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation - Resilient Cities. Resilient Cities 2013 will take place from 31 May to 2 June 2013 in Bonn, Germany.

Websites

http://www.iclei.org
http://www.iclei.org/resilient-cities
http://resilient-cities.iclei.org/resilient-cities-hub-site/resilience-resource-point/icleis-adaptation-work/



General contact information

  • URL: http://www.iclei.org
  • Address: Kaiser-Friedrich-Str.7
  • Postal Code: 53113
  • City: Bonn
  • Country: Germany
  • Telephone: +49 228 97629900
  • Fax: +49 228 97629901
  • Email: iclei@iclei.org
  • Head of the organization: Gino Van Begin


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Last updated on 15 Apr 2013

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