01.06.2014

Day 3 at Resilient Cities 2014: “Go home and transform the world”

On the last day of Resilient Cities 2014, the air was still filled with enthusiasm, desire to learn and share and eagerness to act! The morning plenary “Financing the Resilient City: Progress toward bottom-up finance approaches” was one of the most anticipated sessions of the conference. The good news is, financing resilience is finally taking off. However, there seems to be a matchmaking gap and a silo problem. Different stakeholders...


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31.05.2014

Day 2 at Resilient Cities 2014: the learning continues..

The second day of the Resilient Cities 2014 congress offered participants a variety of sessions on the most pressing themes related to urban resilience – find below some of the highlights. A new way of promoting stakeholder dialogues was the focus of the session  “The risk and resilience scorecard: Benchmark disaster resilience in cities” looking at the multilevel city resilience scorecard that is being developed jointly by the Global...


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30.05.2014

Highlights of day 1 at Resilient Cities 2014

The Resilient Cities 2014 Congress started today with a strong call for sustainable urbanization and adaptation. ICLEI President Mr. David Cadman formally opened the Congress with keynotes from Mayor Juergen Nimptsch of the City of Bonn, as well as Ms Tania Rödiger-Vorwerk - Deputy Director of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development. His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales also delivered his remarks via a video...


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22.05.2014

ICLEI South Asia @ Resilient Cities 2014, Bonn

Resilient Cities - The Annual Global Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation is the global platform for urban resilience and climate change adaptation, hosted every year in Bonn. More than 500 participants and beyond 30 partners each year helped make Resilient Cities a milestone event connecting local government leaders and climate adaptation experts to discuss adaptation challenges facing urban environments around the globe. Read more. As...


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12.05.2014

Resilient Cities 2014 - Where local impacts find a world of solutions!

Click here to have a look at the updated program overview for the event. Resilient Cities - The Annual Global Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation - is the global platform for urban resilience and climate change adaptation, hosted every year in Bonn. More than 500 participants and beyond 30 partners each year helped make Resilient Cities a milestone event connecting local government leaders and climate adaptation experts to...


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16.04.2014

Innovation, collaboration and their citizens make cities smart

Read the Global Town Hall analytical report. Set amidst the premise of promoting dialogue between cities and companies, the Global Town Hall 2014 brought to the forefront the need for collaboration, innovation and citizen participation. The ICLEI Global Town Hall 2014 at the Metropolitan Solutions trade show in Hannover, Germany has come to an end. Set amidst the premise of promoting dialogue between cities and companies, the Global Town...


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15.04.2014

Serving the Indian water sector at Aquatech 2014

The fifth edition of Aquatech India, for which ICLEI is a partner,  will be taking place from 6-8 May 2014, and promises to be a one-of its-kind, international, high quality water technology event serving the complete Indian water sector. Aquatech India 2014, organised by Amsterdam RAI in partnership with InterAdsBrooks features the best possible range of new and proven products on process, drinking and waste water and incorporates the...


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