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Urban resilience in action

Speaker Series #07 –  Launch of the Chair’s Agenda

Speaker Series #07 – Launch of the Chair’s Agenda

In our special Earth Day session, Mayor Sylvester Turner, Chairman of the Resilient Cities Network Board, launched the R-Cities Chair’s Agenda. This agenda calls for immediate investment in resilient climate-ready infrastructure that is equitable and produces green jobs in cities around the world. The 7th Cities on the Frontline speaker series details the urgency for implementing climate resilient measures and the big moves that can be made towards carbon neutrality.
Manchester Briefing #30 – Cities for a Resilient Recovery: International Lessons on Recovery from COVID-19

Manchester Briefing #30 – Cities for a Resilient Recovery: International Lessons on Recovery from COVID-19

This week, we consider how community participation, investment in climate-ready infrastructure, and supporting ethnic-minority businesses can play a key role in the response and recovery from COVID-19.
Manchester Briefing #29 – Cities for a Resilient Recovery: International Lessons on Recovery from COVID-19

Manchester Briefing #29 – Cities for a Resilient Recovery: International Lessons on Recovery from COVID-19

This week, we consider how assessing the negative environmental impact from recovery strategies, supporting those who have anxiety about lockdown ending, and addressing the healthcare backlog can play a key role in the response and recovery from COVID-19.

Programs

Launch of R-Cities Chair's Agenda

Launch of R-Cities Chair’s Agenda

The newly-launched R-Cities Chair’s Agenda for investment in resilient climate-ready infrastructure that is equitable and produces green jobs positions the Resilient Cities Network to support cities around the world in a resilient recovery.
City Resilience Solutions

City Resilience Solutions

Through a partnership with Citi Foundation the Resilient Cities Network is supporting cities in building stronger partnerships with the private sector to enhance urban resilience.
Hands of a person collecting water from a tube with people behind watching and waiting their turn in Africa.

City Water Resilience in Africa

The City Water Resilience Approach responds directly to the need to tackle the challenges of urban water stresses in cities in Africa. It takes a comprehensive perspective to urban water systems, and sets out to assess the resilience of the water a city depends on, including upstream and downstream catchment
Cities for a Resilient Recovery

Cities for a Resilient Recovery

Cities for a Resilient Recovery is a coalition of cities and resilience practitioners committed to taking leadership roles, embedding resilience in recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, and supporting each other through the recovery planning process.
Resilient Cities Shaping a Digital World

Resilient Cities Shaping a Digital World

Through this joint program, Visa and the Resilient Cities Network collaborate with key stakeholders to support cities in Latin America and the Caribbean in solving key challenges and identifying opportunities for digital inclusion.
Urban Ocean

Urban Ocean

Urban Ocean is a capacity-building and accelerator program for cities. This program will enhance understanding of circular economy principles, build awareness of marine plastic pollution, and assess waste management systems in member cities.

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