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


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Themes:
Capacity Development, Climate Change, Community-based DRR, Information Management, Risk Identification & Assessment, Urban Risk & Planning, Governance, Disaster Risk Management, Structural Safety
Countries:
Germany
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