n IMIESA - ICLEI World Congress 2006 : a first for Africa : sustainability

Volume 31, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 0257-1978
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  • Source : IMIESA, Volume 31, Issue 3, Mar 2006, p. 55
  • Accreditation : Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET)



Extracted from text ... IMIESA MARCH 2006 - 55 SUSTAINABILITY Hundreds of mayors, councillors and municipal managers recently attended the ICLEI World Congress on Sustainable Development and were able to share insights into the building of sustainable communities and cities. Municipal leaders from around the world shared views on ways to build resilient communities and cities. Other points of discussion included municipal opportunities for global carbon trading, the progress made by municipalities in exploiting renewable sources of energy, integrated water resources management, biodiversity as a municipal resource and sustainable procurement. ICLEI Local Governments for Sustainability is an association of over 470 metropolitan governments ..

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