Urban low emission development strategies


The Urban low emission development strategies (Urban-LEDS) project, funded by the European Commission, and implemented by UN-Habitat and ICLEI, has the objective of enhancing the transition to low emission urban development in emerging economy countries by offering selected local governments in Brazil, India, Indonesia and South Africa a comprehensive methodological framework (the Green Climate Cities methodology) to integrate low-carbon strategies into all sectors of urban planning and development.

Activities, approaches and tools

Capacity building

Resources and tools


Technical and financial solutions

Global networking


Find out more on the website of the the Urban-LEDS project

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