Wolfgang Teubner

Wolfgang Teubner

Regional Director ICLEI Europe, Managing Director ICLEI Freiburg Office, ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability, European Secretariat


Wolfgang Teubner is the ICLEI Regional Director for Europe and the Managing Director (CEO) of the ICLEI European Secretariat with a staff of 150 people. He is responsible for the strategic and economic development of ICLEI in Europe. He has more than 30 years professional experience working with local governments on sustainable urban development, climate adaptation and mitigation, Local Agenda 21, waste management, as well as sustainable urban transport policies. During his career he has been involved in more than 150 European an international projects, including several research activities. From the start in 1994 he has been involved in the European Sustainable Cities and Towns Campaign and has participated in the drafting of the Aalborg Charta as well as the Aalborg Commitments and the 2016 Basque Declaration and just recently the Mannheim Message. Between 1999 and 2004 he has represented the Local Government sector on the European Environment and Health Committee and is involved in many international policy processes connected to urban sustainability , as for example the G7/Urban7 collaboration. He is a regular speaker at many high level international events.

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Adaptation, Circular economy, Just transition, Nature / biodiversity, Urbanization

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