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ICLEI - Australia, New Zealand, Pacific Island Nations (Oceania)

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.



Port Vila committed to Compact of Mayors

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.



Bay Blueprint: Bay Plan 2070

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...



Auckland: When Brown is Green

Auckland Council is the largest local government in Oceania, a region covering Australia, New Zealand and Pacific islands. Covering a population of over 1.5 million the City and its colourful Mayor have an ambitious commitment for Auckland to become the world’s most liveable city. Livability means sustainability is high on Auckland’s agenda with the recent appointment of a Chief Sustainability officer among other commitments. During the recent...


Oceania eNews


The Latest Local Government, Sustainability and ICLEI Oceania eNews available to view

Read the latest Local Government, Sustainability and ICLEI Oceania eNews here - February 2016


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Pacific DRR Workshops

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,...



Our Work

ICLEI Oceania has for over a decade provided strong leadership and support to local governments across Australia and New Zealand and increasingly in the Asia Pacific region. We have provided campaigns, programs and networks focused on local sustainability and responsiveness and resilience to the impacts of climate change.

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27-29 April 2016

8th European Conference on Sustainable Cities & Towns
Basque Country, Spain

5-6 May 2016
Climate Action 2016: Catalyzing a Sustainable Future
Washington DC, USA

31 May-2 June 2016
Metropolitan Solutions 2016
Berlin, Germany

6-8 July 2016
Resilient Cities 2016
Bonn, Germany

Other Events

December 2016
2016 Guangzhou Award:Calling for Submissions
Submission deadline: 31 August 2016

6 June 2016
2016 UNAA World Environment Day Awards
Melbourne, Australia


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