Mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb of the City of Rotterdam, and Monica Barone, Chief Executive Officer of the City of Sydney, have joined the board of directors. These board appointments come as R-Cities receives renewed financial commitment from The Rockefeller Foundation.
The Biden-Harris platform aligns with our global Network’s priorities for action, emphasizing equity and compassion, safety and health, as well as climate resilience and prosperity. It is a promise for a return to the collaborative action necessary to address the complex challenges facing cities today.
ICLEI South America and Resilient Cities Network have joined forces to support cities in the region in building a more resilient and sustainable future.
The Resilient Cities Network convened a virtual launch and networking event this week, bringing together global leaders in infrastructure development and urban resilience to connect and identify opportunities to support global resilience work, and look for collaboration and investment opportunities in support of addressing the issues in Singapore arising from rapid urbanization and climate change.
As continued resilient recovery remains a priority in cities around the world, the global community represented by Resilient Cities Network came together virtually. The organization introduced the new members of its Board of Directors and Global Steering Committee. With cities still battling the unprecedented global pandemic and the compound risks of climate change and social inequity the agenda discussed by the core executive team as well as the Network alumni community was particularly relevant, reviewing and discussing the strategic direction of the Network for 2021-2023.
Today, Visa and the Global Resilient Cities Network kickoff the first program of their partnership that was announced earlier this year.
Two leading organizations championing resilience initiatives for urban populations have joined forces in South East Asia – Arup and the Global Resilient Cities Network (GRCN).
Cities for a Resilient Recovery (C2R) is a participatory and collaborative platform for resilient recovery planning from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Leveraging its network of 98 cities, representing over 220 million people worldwide, the Global Resilient Cities Network (GRCN) “Cities on the Frontline” campaign enables communication between cities to spread knowledge and best resilience practices between cities in a bid to reduce the impact of the virus.
Mercociudades, the South American network of cities, and the Global Resilient Cities Network, announced today the renewal of their partnership to support cities in their efforts to better anticipate climate and other urban challenges.