Resilient cities 2014: Fifth global forum on urban resilience and adaptation

Type: Meeting or Conference

Organizer(s): ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability ; World Mayors Council on Climate Change Secretariat

Date: 29-31 May 2014

Location: Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen (Germany)


  • Description

  • Also known as 'Resilient Cities 2014,' this Forum is organized by ICLEI– Local Governments for Sustainability and the World Mayors Council on Climate Change, and co-sponsored by UN-HABITAT, the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development. The event will focus on: risk data and analysis; adaptation planning and policy; comprehensive adaptation approaches; collaborative and community-based adaptation; resilient infrastructure and city-region support systems; and governance and capacity building.

  • Target audience

  • Diversity of thoughts and approaches is at the very core of the Resilient Cities congresses.

    Participants coming from a wide array of backgrounds are given the opportunity to take an active part in exchanging strategies and sharing experiences:

    Mayors and Vice Mayors
    Councillors, Commissioners and Governors
    Chiefs of Sustainability Units
    Heads of Policy Development
    Directors of Urban Planning and Development
    Disaster Risk and Emergency Managers
    Directors of Resource and Environmental Development
    Water and Sanitation Specialists
    Global Climate Change and Adaptation Experts
    Urban and Regional Planners
    Senior Technical Advisors
    Civil Engineers
    Senior Finance Analysts
    Infrastructure and Utilities Managers
    Professors and Academics: urban development, town planning and engineering, etc.
    Private Sector Solutions Providers
    Development Bank and Financial Institution representatives
    International Organization representatives
    Non-governmental Organization practitioners
    Municipal Associations and Network representatives
    University Students and Researchers
    Think Tank Analysts and Private Sector Researchers

  • How to register

  • Register online