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Mayor of Bonn invites to Resilient Cities 2016

21 April 2016

In this Welcome Address by the City of Bonn to Resilient Cities 2016, Mayor Ashok Sridharan says: 

“The Sustainable Development Goals challenge us cities in all their aspects […] Be part of the dialogue and help us shape a sustainable and resilient urban future.”

Resilient Cities Asia-Pacific 2016 opens March 2nd

1 March 2016

Beginning tomorrow, over 500 delegates will convene in Melaka, Malaysia for the 2nd annual Asia-Pacific Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation. Organized by ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability and hosted by the Melaka State Government, Melaka Historic City Council, and the Indonesia-Malaysia-Thailand Growth Triangle (IMT-GT), the event will shall be held in conjunction with the 16th International Convention on Melaka Twin Cities with the theme, ‘Building Local Resilience Towards Liveable Cities’. The event builds on the success of the inaugural RCAP forum held last year in Bangkok, Thailand.

Follow along live on twitter, #ResilientCities and on our blog http://talkofthecities.iclei.org/blog/category/resilient-cities-asia-pacific-2016/

For more information visit resilientcitiesasiapacific.iclei.org

Check out the live recording from our latest webinar

18 February 2016

Resilient Cities webinar: "Risk transfer and climate insurance at the local level" was held yesterday at 15pm CET. The webinar looked into the various roles of the insurance industry in physical and financial risk transfer for cities. Butch Bacani, Programme Leader of the UNEP FI Principle for Sustainable Insurance Initiative (PSI) - the largest collaboration between the United Nations and the insurance industry - and Lykke Leonardsen, Head of Climate Unit from the city of Copenhagen made their arguments about achieving a risk aware and risk-proof city environment with the help of the insurance sector. 

If you missed the webinar or wish to revisit the key points mentioned, the live recording, full presentations and relevant links are now available online.