Welcome to the ICLEI Oceania website. ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability is the world’s leading association of cities and local governments dedicated to sustainable development. ICLEI Members benefit from access to programs, frameworks and tools and the sharing of experiences through ICLEI’s regional and worldwide networks.
The ICLEI Oceania Regional Secretariat is hosted by the City of Melbourne and serves the interests and needs of local governments in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Island Nations. ICLEI Oceania is active in the Asia region in partnership with the South Asia and South East Asia Secretariats through the ICLEI Indonesia Office based in Jakarta.
The Compact of Mayors and European Covenant of Mayors joint forces to tackle climate change.[more]
ICLEI Regional Director Steve Gawler presenting the Commitment Certificate for the Compact of Mayors to Lord Mayor Ulrich Sumptoh and Lady Mayor Lemara at the recent disaster risk reduction workshop in Port Vila.[more]
A new regional coastal climate adaptation plan is underway in the Port Phillip region surrounding metropolitan Melbourne Australia. Bay Plan 2070 is the second element of the Bay Blueprint initiative led by ICLEI Member, City of Port Phillip, for the benefit of the ten councils that make up the Association of Bayside Municipalities. The Bay Plan 2070 will examine climate adaptation pathways for iconic sites around the bay and will employ...[more]
Read the latest Local Government, Sustainability and ICLEI Oceania eNews here - May 2016[more]
A team from ICLEI Oceania visited Honiara and Port Vila in mid-March to continue a program of workshops to help the cities be better prepared for disasters, and to reduce the impact, loss and damage caused by disasters. A 2-day workshop was conducted in Honiara. It was opened by Deputy Mayor Ngava who stressed the importance of the City administration working more effectively with national government and the range of community groups,...[more]