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The following webinar sessions build on key themes from Resilient Cities 2015, continue conversations initiated at the congress and anticipate new directions and innovations in 2016. All webinars are free of charge and feature experts and local government practitioners in the field of urban adaptation and resilience. For more information click on the links below: 

Urban resilience and adaptation at COP21

Monday, 23 November 2015, 15:00 - 16:00 CET

  • Yunus Arikan, Head of Global Policy and Advocacy, ICLEI World Secretariat, Bonn, Germany (Introduction)
  • Patricia Holly Purcell, Senior Strategic and Partnerships Advisor, UN-Habitat
  • Antoine Faye, Chief Resilience Officer (CRO), Adviser to the Mayor, Dakar, Senegal

Inclusive and resilient urban development

Tuesday, 15 December 2015, 10:00 - 11:00 CET

  • Violeta Seva, Senior Advisor to the Mayor, City of Makati, Philippines
  • Skye Dobson, Deputy Manager, Slum Dwellers International, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Melanie Manuel, leader and provincial coordinator of the Informal Settlement Network (ISN), Cape Town, South Africa

Public-private collaboration for urban resilience

Monday, 11 January 2016, 15:00 - 16:00 CET 

  • Olga Horn, Junior Officer, City-Business Cooperation, ICLEI World Secretariat
  • Mercedes Mathebula, Sustainability Specialist: Adaptation and Resilience, City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality, Pretoria, South Africa
  • Setsuko Saya, Head of Division, Regional Policies for Sustainable Development, Public Governance and Territorial Development, OECD, Paris, France

Risk transfer and climate insurance at the local level 

Wednesday, 17 February 2016, 15:00 - 16:00 CET

  • Butch Bacani, Programme Leader, The UNEP FI Principles for Sustainable Insurance Initiative (UNEP FI - PSI), Geneva, Switzerland
  • Lykke Leonardsen, Head of Climate Unit, City of Copenhagen, Denmark