ICLEI – Local Government for Sustainability

ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability is the world’s leading association of cities and local governments dedicated to sustainable development. ICLEI promotes local action for global sustainability and supports cities to become sustainable, resilient, resource-efficient, biodiverse and lowcarbon; to build a smart infrastructure; and to develop an inclusive, green urban economy.

ICLEI Cities Biodiversity Center, hosted by ICLEI – Africa Secretariat, offers a broad portfolio of supportive services in recognition of the crucial role that cities and local governments play in the protection and management of biodiversity to achieve healthy, happy communities.

ICLEI Cities Biodiversity Center’s flagship programme – Local Action for Biodiversity (LAB) – is a unique global biodiversity programme, customized for local and regional authorities around the world. The LAB programme is aimed at improving and enhancing ecosystem management at the local level, and is recognized globally as the leading results-driven local government biodiversity initiative.