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Subnational governments are key in tackling biodiversity loss

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Our Ocean, Our Future, Our Responsibility

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Eco-school districts in Kyoto City, Japan

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ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability

ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability is a global network of more than 2500 local and regional governments committed to sustainable urban development. Active in 125+ countries, we influence sustainability policy and drive local action for low emission, nature-based, equitable, resilient and circular development. Our Members and team of experts work together through peer exchange, partnerships and capacity building to create systemic change for urban sustainability.

Our network in numbers

2500+

cities, towns and regions

125+

countries worldwide

25%+

percent of the global urban population

20+

percent of the global population

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FEATURED CITY

Malmö, Sweden

The City of Malmö, a once successful industrial city that fell on hard times has since reinvented itself as a dynamic knowledge centre built on cultural diversity, youth and sustainable development. ICLEI Member since 1998, Malmö is the current host of the triennial ICLEI World Congress, with a focus on creating sustainable development with equity at the forefront.

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Building a sustainable urban world

The ICLEI Malmö Commitment and Strategic Vision 2021-2027 outlines our new vision for how the ICLEI network will advance sustainable urban development worldwide.

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European Secretariat
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Belgium
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South Africa
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North America
Canada Office
401 Richmond St. W
Studio 204
Toronto, Ontario
M5V 3A8, Canada
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Québec Office
Montréal City Hall
275 Notre-Dame St E
Montreal,
QC H2Y 1C6
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British Columbia Office
Victoria City Hall
1 Centennial Square
Victoria,
BC V8W 1P6
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USA Office
536 Wynkoop St.
Suite 901
Denver, Colorado
USA 80202
www.icleiusa.org
Mexico, Central America & the Caribbean Secretariat
Mexico, Central American and Caribbean Secretariat
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Col. Centro, CP 06050 Del.
Cuauhtemoc, Mexico City, Mexico
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South America
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Rua Marquês de Itu 70, 14° andar.
São Paulo, SP, Brasil
CEP 01223-000
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Colombia Office
Carrera 53 N° 40A - 31,
Medellín, Antioquia – Colombia
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ICLEI Argentina
Boulevard Gálvez, 1150 Planta Alta.
Rosário, Santa Fé, Argentina
South Asia
Southern Center
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Sri Venkata Ramana Colony
Hyderabad 500 004
Andhra Pradesh
East Asia
East Asia Secretariat
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Japan Office
1-14-2 Nishi-Shimbashi,
Minato-ku
Tokyo, Japan 105-0003
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Kaohsiung Capacity Center
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Xiaogang Dist.
Kaohsiung City 812
Taiwan (R.O.C.)
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Korea Office
(16429) 3F, Suwon Research Institute,
126, Suin-ro, Gwonseon-gu, Suwon-si,
Gyeonggi-do, Republic of Korea
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Beijing Office
B1010 Xiaoyun Center, No. 15
Beijing 100125,
China
Southeast Asia
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Oceania
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Level 1, 200 Little Collins Street Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Korean Office
Korea Office
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126, Suin-ro, Gwonseon-gu, Suwon-si,
Gyeonggi-do, Republic of Korea
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