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

Type:
Meeting or Conference
Organizer:
ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability; World Mayors Council on Climate Change Secretariat (WMCCC)
Other organizer:
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR); Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ); United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters (UNDP); United Nations Human Settlements Programme - Headquarters (UN-HABITAT)
Date:
29-31 May 2014
Location:
Germany (Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen)
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.

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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
Consultants
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

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Keywords

Themes:
Capacity Development, Climate Change, Community-based DRR, Information Management, Risk Identification & Assessment, Urban Risk & Planning, Governance, Disaster Risk Management, Structural Safety
Countries:
Germany
The Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction will take place in 2015 The Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction will take place in 2015.
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