ICLEI Japan News


ICLEI Communication Vol.10 & Vol.11 are now available

ICLEI Japan has been focusing on local governments, who are the main actors in realizing a sustainable society, and introduces those that are leading the way in combating on climate change in the bimonthly Global Warming issue of Nippo Business (Only Japanese Available). During the UNFCCC COP25 in December 2019, ICLEI represented local governments and local administrations at the “TOWARDS MULTILEVEL ACTION COP26”. Here’s the full text on that important matter.



“RE Action – Declaring 100% Renewable” Launched A New Leadership Framework for Small and Medium Enterprises and Other Organizations

The Green Purchasing Network (GPN), ICLEI Japan (ICLEI), Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), and Japan Climate Leaders’ Partnership (JCLP) jointly launched “RE Action – Declaring 100% Renewable” on 9 October 2019. This initiative targets and supports local governments, educational and medical institutions, and small to medium-sized enterprises to declare conversion to 100% renewable electricity.



The 11th International Forum for Sustainable Asia and the Pacific (ISAP2019)

Togo Uchida, Executive Director of ICLEI Japan participated as a speaker at ISAP 2019 held in Yokohama, on 30-31 July



ICLEI held the 27th “ICLEI Café”, a workshop series on sustainable cities

This was held as the 4th “Extended ICLEI Café” at the venue of ISAP2019 on July 30.



Salzburg Global Seminar

The Parks for the Planet Forum at Saltzburg Global Seminar was held from 30 May to 4 June.



【Hirosaki City x Donostia-San Sebastian City】IUC Programme

Delegation from Donostia-San Sebastian City visited Japan from 15 May to 17 May.



Annual General Meeting of Members 2019

Annual General Meeting of Members 2019 was held on 17 May.



“G20 Climate and Sustainability Working Group 2 (CSWG2)”

“G20 Climate and Sustainability Working Group 2 (CSWG2)” held in 15-17 April 2019 in Nagano City toward The G20 Osaka Summit 2019 in June.



Introduction of ICLEI 2019 Activity (short video)

Our goal is nothing less than to achieve deep, systemic change across our cities and regions by driving global transformation towards a sustainable future. Gino Van Begin, Secretary General of ICLEI, introduces this year’s key events and important milestones tool in the video message.



The 26th “ICLEI Café” as a special session with JICA

The 26th session of “ICLEI Cafe,” a workshop series on sustainable cities was held at JICA on 4 March.