Durban’s Mayor elected as ICLEI’s First Vice President

Durban’s Mayor, Councillor James Nxumalo was elected as ICLEI – Local Government for Sustainability’s (ICLEI) First Vice President (2015-2018) during the 2015 ICLEI World Congress that took place in Seoul, South Korea from the 8th to 12th of April 2015. The Congress was attended by over 2,500 delegates from 249 local governments around the world […]

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DAC Exchange Visit

Durban hosted a delegation led by mayors from two Mozambique cities to engage in a  climate change adaptation knowledge sharing exchange visit that was funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), from 18-22 May 2015. The visit allowed for Durban and the two visiting Mozambique cities of Pemba and Quelimane to discuss […]

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Ten DAC signatories

Ten DAC signatories were amongst 36 mayors that pledged their commitment to the Compact of Mayors at the recent ICLEI World Congress, held in Seoul, Republic of Korea. The Compact of Mayors is made up of global city leaders that have voluntarily committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions, tracking their progress and preparing for the […]

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Durban Joins C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group as an Innovator City

The Durban Adaptation Charter is pleased to announce that one of its signatory cities, Durban, has joined the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40). Durban was invited to join the C40 group under the Innovator City category due to the innovation it has shown through its climate change initiatives as well as its leadership in […]

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The fourth meeting of the Central KwaZulu-Natal Climate Change

KwaDukuza Municipality successfully hosted the 4th Central KwaZulu-Natal Climate Change Compact (CKZNCCC) meeting which was held on the 13th of February 2015, at La Montagne Hotel, Ballito. The meeting was attended by representatives from Compact member municipalities (iLembe, Ugu, uMngeni, KwaDukuza and eThekwini municipalities); the National Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA); KZN Provincial Department of […]

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