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Urban resilience in action

Speaker Series #13 –  Building Effective Food Systems for Cities

Speaker Series #13 – Building Effective Food Systems for Cities

The thirteenth edition of the Cities on the Frontline Series explored the challenges and opportunities towards developing resilient and equitable urban food systems. In the face of rapid urbanization and climate change, urban policymakers must urgently pursue food policies and investments that ensure steady and sustainable supplies of food products for urban residents, while preparing for challenges presented by disruptions such as the COVID-19 pandemic.
Speaker Series #12 –  Reclaiming the Value of Play in Cities

Speaker Series #12 – Reclaiming the Value of Play in Cities

In this special Cities on the Frontline Webinar, R-Cities launched a partnership with the Real Play Coalition, Strengthening Urban Resilience Through Play.
Manchester Briefing #34 – Cities for a Resilient Recovery: International Lessons on Recovery from COVID-19

Manchester Briefing #34 – Cities for a Resilient Recovery: International Lessons on Recovery from COVID-19

This month, we consider how social innovation for emergency response, transformation towards hybrid working and addressing core humanitarian issues can play a key role in the response and recovery from COVID-19.

Programs

Resilient Cities Action Package (ReCAP)

Resilient Cities Action Package (ReCAP)

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.
Resilient Energy and Mobility Transition Program

Resilient Energy and Mobility Transition Program

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.
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.

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