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 World Secretariat
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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

18 June 2024

Follow our plenaries live broadcast


The ICLEI World Congress 2024 features six high-level plenaries exploring sustainable urban development and equitable adaptation to local challenges. The plenaries will feature distinguished speakers engaging in insightful discussions, emphasizing the critical challenges and opportunities facing cities, towns, and regions due to rising global risks and changes. All plenaries will be live-streamed on YouTube.

Open Ceremony / 18 June – 19:30 BRT / Live broadcast
Recognizing the importance of multilevel action and cooperation for effective sustainable development, we will hear from our host, the City of São Paulo, as well as the State of São Paulo and the Government of Brazil, on the efforts being made locally, regionally, and nationally to effectively deliver on key climate, nature, and sustainability goals. We will learn about similar efforts in other regions and the role of global networks in accelerating climate action.

The power of a network / 19 June – 10:00 BRT / Live broadcast
With more than 2,500 cities, towns, and regions from around the world engaged in our work, ICLEI is the largest network of local and regional governments advancing sustainable development worldwide. Get to know ICLEI’s newly elected Council and Presidium and explore our vision for the next critical years.

Our changing world / 19 June – 11:30 BRT / Live broadcast
ICLEI leaders from around the world will share how they have been able to advance local sustainable development in spite of – or in response to – our changing world and how they are preparing their communities for a new climate normal.

Amazonian cities, unique and irreplaceable / 20 June – 10:00 BRT / Live broadcast
This plenary of the ICLEI World Congress 2024 marks a decisive moment to promote ambitious, integrated and urgent sustainable policies in urban Amazonia, encouraging collaboration between local governments via platforms such as the Forum of Amazon Cities (FCA) institutionalized in 2023, paving the way for a more sustainable and resilient future.

From global to local to global: Shaping the future of sustainability / 21 June – 09:00 BRT / Live broadcast
With the upcoming CBD COP16 in Colombia and UNFCCC COP30 in Brazil, explore the interplay between climate and nature agendas and their impacts on policymaking.

Accelerating forward: Mapping our path to 2030 / 21 June – 15:30 / Live broadcast
This final plenary will focus on charting the path ahead, ensuring that our efforts as a global network continue to accelerate. We’ll spotlight some exciting new and expanding partnerships that ICLEI and our Members are fostering. These collaborations are crucial for enhancing collective local action on sustainability and achieving the ambitious goals set out in the ICLEI Strategic Vision 2024-2030.

See the ICLEI World Congress 2024 full program and speakers here.


ICLEI World Secretariat
European Secretariat
Leopoldring 3
79098 Freiburg, Germany
Brussels Office
Av. de Tervuren 35
1040 Bruxelles
Berlin Office
St. Oberholz ROS Team Room 4.02
Rosenthaler Str. 72a
10119 Berlin
Physical address:
Unit 1, 2nd Floor,
South Tower
Sable Park, 14 Bridge
Century City
Cape Town
South Africa
Tyger Valley, South Africa
ICLEI Africa Foundation
Ebène Junction, Quatre Bornes, Mauritius
North America
USA Office
536 Wynkoop St.
Suite 901
Denver, Colorado
USA 80202
Canada Office
401 Richmond St. W
Studio 204
Toronto, Ontario
M5V 3A8, Canada
British Columbia Office
Victoria City Hall
1 Centennial Square
BC V8W 1P6
Québec Office
Montréal City Hall
275 Notre-Dame St E
QC H2Y 1C6
Central America & the Caribbean
Mexico, Central American and Caribbean Secretariat
Eje Central Lazaro Cardenas 13
Building Miguel Abed, Floor 5 Of. 506 and 507,
Col. Centro, CP 06050 Del.
Cuauhtemoc, Mexico City, Mexico
South America
South American Secretariat
Rua Marquês de Itu 70, 14° andar.
São Paulo, SP, Brasil
CEP 01223-000
Colombia Office
Carrera 53 N° 40A - 31,
Medellín, Antioquia – Colombia
Argentina Office
Boulevard Gálvez, 1150 Planta Alta.
Rosário, Santa Fé, Argentina
South Asia
South Asia Secretariat
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Southern Center
Door No. 6-3-596/47/2
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,
Tokyo, Japan 105-0003
Kaohsiung Capacity Center
4F. No.436, Daye N. Rd.
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
Oceania Secretariat
l8/225 Bourke St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia