There has been a need for a platform through which local governments in Korea can make voices and push national governments to move towards sustainable development. Lead by the mayor of Bupyeong-gu of Incheon, 25 local governments formed KLGASD in order for amplifying their collective voices on sustainable development. The alliance members gather regularly and perform capacity building activities such as training for local government officials as well as study trip for best practices.
Measured, quantitative outcomes / project impact
ICLEI KO is working as the secretariat of the alliance coordinating the overall plan of the activities of the alliance and the implementation on the ground. Aside from administrative role, KO provides professional consultation and guidance on how local leaders show their wills on sustainable development and how the local government officials can apply the concept and philosophy of sustainable development into their administrative works and policies.