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The Cities on the Frontline: Urban Exchange podcast series is a collaborative project designed to educate and inspire cities and their partners around the globe to build resilience into their planning for tackling urban challenges. The podcast is produced by SmartCitiesWorld and the Resilient Cities Network.
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Each 20-minute episode is co-hosted by our Executive Director Lauren Sorkin and Paul Wilson, SmartCitiesWorld Advisory Board Chair. The podcast features city leaders, urban resilience practitioners and subject matter experts highlighting practical ideas that have worked to build urban resilience around the world. It aims to educate and inspire city leaders, Chief Resilience Officers, other urban practitioners and partners, on crucial resilience solutions of our time. Our episodes feature on-the-ground, innovative practices by cities within our city-led network and give insight into the challenges they face, practices that were successful and how other cities can learn from their experience.
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Episode 9: Progress at COP27 and climate finance featuring Glasgow
In this episode, our Executive Director Lauren Sorkin hosts Glasgow City Council leader, Susan Aitken, to uncover some...
Episode 8: Thriving – Making Cities Green, Resilient, and Inclusive in a Changing Climate
In this episode, Francis Ghesquiere, Practice Manager at the World Bank and Head of the Secretariat for the...
Episode 7: Resilience Action on the Ground with Monica Barone, CEO City of Sydney (Part 2)
In part 2 of this episode, Sydney CEO Monica Barone is hosted by Gehl Partner and Chief Innovation Officer Jeff Risom,...
Episode 7: Resilience Action on the Ground with Monica Barone, CEO City of Sydney (Part 1)
In part 1 of this episode, Sydney CEO Monica Barone is hosted by Gehl Partner and Chief Innovation Officer Jeff Risom,...
Episode 6: Leadership through resilient recovery featuring Medellin
Medellin Mayor Daniel Quintero is hosted by Leading Cities CEO Mike Lake to discuss the advance of urban resilience in...
Episode 5: Data driven resilience planning featuring Wellington
Wellington Mayor, Andy Foster joins our Executive Director Lauren Sorkin to discuss the importance of collaboration...
Episode 4: LIVE from COP26 in Glasgow featuring Miami
Mayor of Miami, Francis Suarez joins our Executive Director Lauren Sorkin live from COP26, as they discuss the...
Episode 3: Solutions for climate and ecosystem investment featuring Glasgow
Glasgow City Council Leader Susan Aitken talks with Jeff Risom, Chief Innovation Officer at Gehl about the leading...
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