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ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability is a global network working with more than 2,500 local and regional governments committed to sustainable urban development.

ICLEI Regional Secretariats and country offices

COVID-19 Resources

The COVID-19 pandemic is increasingly affecting the work of local governments. ICLEI is collecting resources that can be useful and inspiring to our network.


ICLEI responds to the COVID-19 pandemic

ICLEI teams were engaged in a wide variety of efforts for sharing of information, networking and providing technical support to local governments during the crisis. ICLEI’s 24 offices around the world have rapidly adapted to the new reality of the COVID-19 pandemic, and are offering global and regional resources to help cities, towns and regions on the frontline of the pandemic.

Regional resources for COVID-19 response

ICLEI Africa

Relevant and reputable information and platforms for knowledge sharing tailored for the African continent.

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ICLEI Europe

Webinars, case studies and guidelines to inspire and support European cities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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ICLEI Southeast Asia

Updates, tools and case studies from and for Southeast Asian local and regional governments.

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Thematic COVID-19 resources for local governments

ICLEI’s On-Demand Webinars Highlight the Local Government Response to COVID-19

Regional case studies and expert response

  • Responding, reopening and recovering towards resilience of cities
  • Nature-based solutions and effective planning techniques are key to designing future resilient solutions
  • The global context, with climate champions from COP26 and COP25
  • How New York City and Local 2030 are incorporating climate and sustainability goals into the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic

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  • Sustainability and Local Governments in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic

    A reflection from Gino Van Begin, Secretary General of ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability

  • ICLEI Africa is agile and our virtual doors are open!

    An open letter from Kobie Brand, Regional Director for ICLEI Africa

  • Restoring trust in public transport: the way forward

    Perspective from Dr. Tsu-Jui Cheng, Head of Sustainable Mobility, ICLEI

  • Responding, Re-opening and Recovery Towards Resilience of Cities

    A webinar intervention by Gino Van Begin, ICLEI Secretary General

  • What is the new normal? Challenges and opportunities beyond COVID-19

    A reflection from Wolfgang Teubner, Regional Director for ICLEI Europe


Critical Global Resources for Local Governments

Cities for Global Health

Local and regional governments are sharing COVID-19 response and other health emergency initiatives.

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UCLG DECALOGUE for the COVID-19 aftermath

UCLG is developing a political charter for the aftermath of COVID-19 that will guide international advocacy, and shape the commitment of local and regional governments to build a world of solidarity.

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C40 COVID-19 Knowledge Portal

A curated collection of media and resources on topics such as waste, food, buildings, transportation, public engagement, and many more.

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COVID-19 Updates for Local Governments

Stay up-to-date on ICLEI updates on COVID-19 response and recovery in our special CityTalk collection.

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M5V 3A8, Canada
British Columbia Office
Victoria City Hall
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BC V8W 1P6
Québec Office
Montréal City Hall
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QC H2Y 1C6
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Building Miguel Abed, Floor 5 Of. 506 and 507,
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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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Carrera 53 N° 40A - 31,
Medellín, Antioquia – Colombia
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Boulevard Gálvez, 1150 Planta Alta.
Rosário, Santa Fé, Argentina
South Asia
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Southern Center
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Sri Venkata Ramana Colony
Hyderabad 500 004
Andhra Pradesh
East Asia
East Asia Secretariat
14/F, Seoul Global Center Building, 38 Jongno, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea (110-110)
Japan Office
1-14-2 Nishi-Shimbashi,
Tokyo, Japan 105-0003
Kaohsiung Capacity Center
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Xiaogang Dist.
Kaohsiung City 812
Taiwan (R.O.C.)
Korea Office
217-59 Kintex-ro, Ilsanseo-gu, Goyang-si, Gyeonggi-do 10390, Republic of Korea
Beijing Office
B1010 Xiaoyun Center, No. 15
Beijing 100125,
Southeast Asia
Southeast Asia Secretariat
c/o The Manila Observatory Ateneo de Manila University Campus Loyola Heights, Quezon City 1101 Manila, Philippines
ICLEI Indonesia Project Office
Jl. Karbela Sel. No.46, RT.2/RW.4, Kuningan, Karet, South Jakarta City, Jakarta 12940, Indonesia
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