Around the world, cities are fighting the Covid-19 pandemic against a backdrop of multiple shocks, stresses, and emerging vulnerabilities, while striving to put equity, economy, and climate action at the centre of their recovery approaches.
Cities have a central role to play in driving the energy transition and contributing to the global effort to tackle climate change. There is an incredible opportunity for the public and private sectors to collaborate to navigate the energy transition in an effective, efficient manner that delivers results.
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.
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.
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 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.