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2nd World Congress on Adaptation and Climate Change

2-5 June 2011


Financing was the key topic of Resilient Cities 2011 congress which kicked off with a launch of a white paper on „Financing the Resilient City‟. The report identifies shortfalls in the global funding structures for adaptation, and sets out innovative ways to overcome them. Download it here: [4 page summary, pdf] [full report, pdf].

For the second time congress hosted World Mayors Adaptation Forum. After two days of high-level meetings, 35 cities from all continents approved the 2011 Bonn Declaration of Mayors [declaration, pdf].

Among the local leaders present are the mayors of Mexico City, Bonn, Dar es Salaam, Copenhagen, Harare, Suwon City, Quezon City, Lagos State, Jerusalem, Kampala, Kaohsiung, Sao Paulo, Johanesburg, and Brussels.

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