HOORC Research Fellow Phillipa Huntsman-Mapila has alerted us to the upcoming ICLEI (International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives) World Congress 2006, Out of Africa - Local Solutions for Global Challenges to be held in Cape Town from 27 February to 3 March 2006. The programme includes sessions about governance for sustainable communities, climate protection, water governance and management, biodiversity protection, sustainability management instruments, and sustainable procurement. A call for papers for the pre-conference Researchers’ Symposium on Sustainable Human Settlements and their Governance, to take place on 24-25 February 2006, is circulating. Contact Lynn O’Neill, University of Cape Town - Environmental Evaluation Unit, Phone: + 27-21/ 650 2866, Fax: +27-21/ 650 3791
ICLEI—Local Governments for Sustainability, is an international association of local governments and national and regional local government organizations that have made a commitment to sustainable development.