Tuesday, 27 February 2018 21:40

Gino Van Begin,
Secretary General , ICLEI

 Gino Van Begin headshot



March 28
Conference Room 401

Sustainable City Forum
ICLEI Smart City
Framework for
Green Business


Gino Van Begin is ICLEI's distinguished Secretary General.
Gino has served as the ICLEI Regional Director for Europe since 2002 and as ICLEI’s Deputy Secretary General since 2007. Gino has consistently and comprehensively worked over the last 15 years towards ensuring ICLEI’s quality as a responsible, professional, non for profit, local government organization in Europe and worldwide.

Gino has been a member of the EU Expert Group to the European Commission on the Urban Environment from 2003-2006, and a member of the European Commission’s Jury on the European Green Capital.

Before joining ICLEI in 2000, Gino worked as advisor and as Team Leader at the EU-funded Environmental Centres for Administration and Technology in Kaliningrad and St. Petersburg, Russia for seven years. From 1987 to 1993, he was a legal advisor at the European Commission’s DG Environment, General Secretariat and DG External relations.

Trained as a lawyer from the University of Brussels, Gino speaks Dutch, French, English, German and Russian.

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