8th European Conference on Sustainable Cities & Towns

Wednesday, 27 April, 2016 - 09:00 to Friday, 29 April, 2016 - 17:00

Location: Bilbao, Basque Country


The 8th European Conference on Sustainable Cities & Towns will be hosted by ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability, the Basque Government, Bizkaia County Council and Bilbao City Council, with the involvement of Udalsarea 21 - Basque Network of Municipalities for Sustainability, in partnership with other international networks and organisations.

This European conference on local sustainable development will bring together local and regional government representatives, European and international institutions, multilateral organisations, members of the research community, business leaders, and civil society. It will build on the legacy of the previous conferences in Aalborg (Denmark, 1994 and 2004), Lisbon (Portugal, 1996), Hannover (Germany, 2000), Seville (Spain, 2007), Dunkerque (France, 2010), and Geneva(Switzerland, 2013). The conference will demonstrate the urgent need for actions by local governments in shaping Europe’s future.