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

Oceania's other sites: Global Covenant of Mayors - Oceania , Pacific Towns and Cities

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 for over ten years and is now partnering with ICLEI East Asia office to support urban climate change programs in China. 



Australian Aid Friendship Grant for Honiara

ICLEI has received a Friendship Grant from the Australian Government to continue working with Honiara City to develop disaster and climate resilience. The main focus of the grant activity in 2019 will be to support the newly elected Ward Councillors to understand the challenges and opportunities associated with climate change and increasingly serious disasters, and to communicate effectively with their local wards,...



Global research agenda on cities and climate change takes off in Incheon

At its 48th plenary session in Incheon, South Korea, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) – the leading international body mandated to assess climate change – approved the Global Research and Action Agenda on Cities and Climate Change Science, the primary outcome of CitiesIPCC, the first-of-its-kind Cities and Climate Change Science conference in Edmonton, Canada this past March.“In deciding to co-sponsor a global conference on...



City of Melbourne - Climate Change Mitigation Strategy to 2050

The City of Melbourne has developed the draft Climate Change Mitigation Strategy that aims to reduce the largest source of greenhouse gas emissions in the municipality.  The draft strategy aligns to the Paris Climate Agreement and the international effort to stay below a 1.5°C rise in global average temperatures. It describes the actions we can take together to address the causes of climate change. It might be a global problem but the...


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

Read the latest Local Government, Sustainability and ICLEI Oceania eNews here December - 2018



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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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3-5 October 2018
EcoProcura Conference
Nijmegen, The Netherlands



11-12 September 2018
Darebin Council's Climate Emergency Conference
Northcote, Victoria

18-19 October
Cities Power Partnership Summit
Kiama, NSW


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WELCOME to our new and returning Members

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Unley City Council
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Suva City Council
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