The sole responsibility for the content of this website lies with the partners of the INNOCAT project consortium. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of the European Union.

The website is maintained by:

ICLEI European Secretariat GmbH (ICLEI)
Leopoldring 3
79098 Freiburg

Phone +49 761 36 89 20
Fax: +49 761 36 89 219

Legal representative: Wolfgang Teubner, Executive Director
Trade register: Amtsgericht Freiburg, HRB 4188

The information contained on this website is:   

  • of a general nature only and is not intended to address the specific circumstances of any particular individual or entity;
  • not necessarily comprehensive, complete, accurate or up to date;
  • sometimes linked to external sites over which ICLEI has no control and for which ICLEI assumes no responsibility;
  • not professional or legal advice (if you need specific advice, you should always consult a suitably qualified professional).

Neither ICLEI, nor any person acting on behalf of the organisation is responsible for the use which might be made of this website.


All material contained on this website - including graphical elements and images - is, unless stated otherwise, copyright of the ICLEI European Secretariat GmbH (hereafter referred to as ICLEI). All rights reserved. Unless stated otherwise, you are free to download material and images.

However, downloading or other acquisition of any materials through the site is done at your own risk and with your consent that you will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from the downloading or acquisition of any such materials. The images, documents and information provided on this website are intended solely for informational and non-commercial purposes.

Unless stated otherwise, the images, documents and information may not be modified or altered in any way. You may not remove any copyright or other proprietary notices contained in the pictures, documents and information. Should you display any images or content originating from this site, they should be attributed to ICLEI, unless stated otherwise.

Data Protection

ICLEI is committed to ensuring the privacy of your personal information. All contact data is protected. Personal information supplied to the website is exclusively used by ICLEI for the purposes specified by ICLEI. No information supplied is sold or passed on to any organisation outside ICLEI. Should a user wish to cancel their subscription, the option to opt-out is always present. ICLEI does not collect any personal information about users, except that which is knowingly and specifically supplied by the user.

Liability for links and content

This website provides links to third party sites. The linked sites are outside the control of ICLEI and ICLEI is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site. These links are provided to you only as a convenience and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by ICLEI, nor of any goods or services offered on those sites.

Please note that the conditions stated in this notice are subject to change at any time. You are advised to occasionally review the content of this page, as use of this website implies acceptance of the terms stated herein.

ICLEI will endeavour to ensure that all content is up-to-date, however cannot guarantee such. This site could include technical or other mistakes, inaccuracies or typographical errors.

While every effort has been made to provide accurate and comparable data, ICLEI can accept no liability whatsoever for any error, omission, statement or assertion contained on this website. Should errors be reported, we will endeavour to correct them.

This website complies with German legislation.

Ethical issues

ICLEI undertakes to respect all basic ethical principles as outlined in the Charter of European Fundamental Rights including human dignity; cultural, religious and linguistic diversity; equality and anti-discrimination; freedom of expression and of information; and respect for the environment.


©2013 ICLEI European Secretariat GmbH, Freiburg, Germany. All rights reserved.

Comments welcome!

ICLEI strives to provide relevant and user-friendly services and products, both in terms of quality and quantity of information design and of the actual information supplied. If you would like to send us your feedback and comments, please contact

We will carefully evaluate all your comments and proposals. Thank you!