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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 leading global network of over 1,500 cities, towns and regions committed​ to building​ a sustainable future, impacting over 25% of the global urban population. 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 has been active in the Asia region in partnership with the South Asia and South East Asia Secretariats through the ICLEI Indonesia Office based in Jakarta.



ICLEI Local and Regional Governments program at COP23

Plans are well advanced for the ICLEI Local and Regional Governments program at COP23, 9 to 14 November, 2017. ICLEI Mayors from around the world are invited to attend to augment the voices of cities taking the lead in climate action. Funding assistance will be available to selected Mayors to travel to Bonn. Please go to this link to see the announcement by Mayor of Bonn and for further information.



ICLEI Oceania RexCom Call for Candidacies

The ICLEI Oceania RexCom call for candidates is now open as of Monday 17 July, 2017.  Submit applications by Sunday 13 August, 2017.ICLEI is the largest global sustainability network led by local leaders. Our governance structure ensures member cities and towns have their say not only on local strategy but also the global strategic vision and actions of the World Secretariat. Every three years ICLEI members elect...



The U.S. withdraws from the Paris Agreement - ICLEI Reacts

Statement by Gino Van Begin, ICLEI Secretary General “President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement is out of step with reality and the current drive towards a global low-carbon transition. Making abundant use of 'alternative facts', he has painted the US and its citizens as victims of this groundbreaking Accord. On the contrary, the Paris Agreement and its fulfillment are the best chance for the US and the world to create...


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 - June 2017



How do you measure up?

ICLEI Oceania, with funding support from Bloomberg Philanthropies, now offers Australian councils a free rapid assessment to determine the work and resources required for the Compact of Mayors. In addition, through technical partners like Ironbark Sustainability, a fully compliant community emissions inventory (called GPC) is being offered for less than $5000 including annual reviews. For more information call ICLEI Oceania on 03 96398688...



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.

Find out more


October 2017
EcoMobility World Festival 2017
Kaohsiung City

6-17 Nov 2017
COP23 - Cities and Regions
Bonn, Germany

26-28 April 2018
Resilient Cities 2018
Bonn, Germany

June 2018
ICLEI World Congress
Montreal, Canada

Other Events



23-25 July 2017
LGNZ Conference & EXCELLENCE Awards
Auckland, New Zealand


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WELCOME to our new and returning Members!

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