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The following webinar sessions build on key themes from Resilient Cities 2014, continue conversations initiated at the congress and anticipate new directions and innovations in 2015. All webinars are free of charge and feature experts and local governments practitioners in the field of urban adaptation and resilience. For more information click on the links below:

Building resilience to heat-related health risks: The example of Ahmedabad, India

Tuesday, 3 February 2015, 16:00 - 17:00 CET

  • Bedoshruti Sadhukhan, Program Coordinator, Sustainability Management, ICLEI South Asia (Introduction)
  • Anjali Jaiswal, Senior Attorney, India Initiative Founding Director, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)
  • Dr. Tejas Shah, Health Officer at Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation

Participatory adaptation planning: Examples from African cities

Friday, 23 January 2015, 15:30 - 16:30 CET

  • Felix Nyamedor, Community Resilience Building Facilitator RIPS / Program Technician CSU-USAID TLMP, Accra, Ghana
  • Vanesa Castán Broto, Senior Lecturer at the Bartlett Development Planning Unit at the University College London, London, UK

Local data for resilience

Wednesday, 10 December 2014, 15:00-16:00 CET

  • Joyce Coffee, Managing Director, Notre Dame Global Adaptation Index (ND-GAIN), South Bend, USA
  • José Luis Hernandez, Vice President, World Council on City Data, Toronto, Canada

Integrated climate action: Linking adaptation and mitigation

Wednesday, 19 November 2014, 17:00-18:00 CET

  • Introduction by Lucas de Moncuit, Project Officer, carbonn Center, ICLEI World Secretariat
  • Francisco Bocanegra Polania, Advisor, Environmental Control Division, Bogotá Municipality, Colombia
  • Anna Mathewson, Sustainability Manager, City of Surrey, Canada 
  • Carrie Baron, Drainage & Environment Manager, City of Surrey, Canada

Communicating Resilience and using ICTs for climate change adaptation

Thursday, 6 November 2014, 15:00-16:00 CET

  • Introduction by John Yaist, Technology Evangelist, Esri
  • Piero Pelizzaro, Head of the International Cooperation Unit, Kyoto Club, Rome, Italy
  • Berhane Gebru, Director of Programs, TechLab, FHI 360, Boston, USA

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(Resilient Cities-related webinar delivered by ICLEI's Head of Advocacy)

Towards Sendai2015 - Engagement of local and subnational governments in post-2015 disaster risk reduction framework

Wednesday, 17 December 2014, 10:00-11:00 CET (Eastern Hemisphere) and 16:00-17:00 (Western Hemisphere)

Speaker: Mr. Yunus Arikan (Head of ICLEI's Global Policy and Advocacy)