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No. 13 | Quarterly Newsletter of ICLEI Southeast Asia Secretariat | November 2017
Ambitious City Promises Project officially launched at the Seoul Mayors Forum on Climate Change On October 20, the Ambitious City Promises (ACP) project, represented by the leaders of its participating cities, was launched during the Seoul Mayors Forum on Climate Change 2017. Funded by the International Climate Initiative (IKI) of the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB) and implemented by ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability, the project commits to reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions through participatory and inclusive local climate action.
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ICLEI welcomes newly-elected Southeast Asia Regional Executive Committee for 2018-2021

Local leaders from Southeast Asian nations were elected as new members of ICLEI’s Regional Executive Committee (RexCom) for the term 2018-2021.
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Cities in Action stories of local sustainability initiatives
Catbalogan mayor Stephany Uy Tan calls for global cooperation against climate change at the UN General Assembly High-Level Week  Catbalogan mayor Stephany Uy Tan represented the Southeast Asian region in the UN General Assembly High-Level Week which convened leaders from local governments, the private sector, and civil society to discuss scaling up worldwide efforts to achieve goals set by the Paris agreement.  
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Philippine, Vietnamese, and German cities convene at Hoi An, Vietnam for the First Network Meeting of Asian Municipalities

Philippine municipalities Dumangas, Lubang, and the Science City of Muñoz along with Vietnamese representatives from Hoan Kiem, Hanoi, and Hoi An and their partner municipalities from Germany attended the First Network Meeting of Asian Municipalities for the 5th Phase of the Municipal Climate Partnership from August 29-31.

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Three ICLEI Members land top 10 in 2017 Galing Pook Awards

ICLEI SEAS congratulates its three members that were recognized by the 2017 Galing Pook Awards. Ten local government units in the country marked for their “innovative practices in local governance” were lauded last Thursday, October 12 at Novotel, Quezon City.
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WWF Pakistan, K-Electric, ICLEI SEAS support Karachi City's participation to the One Planet City Challenge 2017-2018

ICLEI SEAS and WWF facilitated a workshop for the Karachi Metropolitan Corpration, one of the newest contenders of the One Planet City Challenge. Held at Karachi on August 3-4, the workshop aimed to build capacities on low carbon development through conduct of training on GHG inventory. 
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In Focus
ICLEI Southeast Asia Joins the Green Cities Conference in Melaka

 

DKI Jakarta Deputy Governor meets with ICLEI for the Ambitious City Promises project 

 

Perspectives
The view from Seoul: Moving from climate goals to climate action 
When waste isn't wasted: How a small Indonesian city turned garbage into electricity
In this heat, Southeast Asian economies may take a hit

 

 

Climate change will impact Philippines' ability to feed its people
Resources
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Upcoming Events
Driving Climate Action through Participatory Citizen Engagement: Ambitious City Promises National Launch I Nov. 27-28, 2017 Building Efficiency Accelerator (BEA) Mobile Workshop I Nov. 29, 2017
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