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Resilient Cities Network and Citi Foundation Partner to Support Small and Medium-sized Businesses in the Wake of COVID-19 Recovery

Resilient Cities Network and Citi Foundation Partner to Support Small and Medium-sized Businesses in the Wake of COVID-19 Recovery

The Resilient Cities Network (R-Cities) announces the appointment of Martha Herrera Gonzalez, Global Social Impact Director, CEMEX to the board of directors. Alongside this nomination, R-Cities, today, officially enters a two-year partnership with Wood Plc ... Read More
Statement by R-Cities on the Cascading Crises in Texas as a Result of an Unprecedented Winter Storm

Statement by R-Cities on the Cascading Crises in Texas as a Result of an Unprecedented Winter Storm

We support, the people of Texas who have suffered because of inadequate regulation and underinvestment in critical infrastructure. Let their lived experience be a wake-up call for every city around the world ... Read More
MAKING PRIVATE INVESTMENT WORK FOR CITIES, RESILIENT CITIES NETWORK PARTNERS TO ADVANCE A RESILIENT RECOVERY

MAKING PRIVATE INVESTMENT WORK FOR CITIES, RESILIENT CITIES NETWORK PARTNERS TO ADVANCE A RESILIENT RECOVERY

The Resilient Cities Network (R-Cities) announces the appointment of Martha Herrera Gonzalez, Global Social Impact Director, CEMEX to the board of directors. Alongside this nomination, R-Cities, today, officially enters a two-year partnership with Wood Plc ... Read More
ORBIA AND RESILIENT CITIES NETWORK PARTNER TO BUILD MORE LIVABLE, SUSTAINABLE CITIES

ORBIA AND RESILIENT CITIES NETWORK PARTNER TO BUILD MORE LIVABLE, SUSTAINABLE CITIES

New partnership aims to advance solutions that will future-fit resilient cities worldwide ... Read More
RESILIENCE 21

RESILIENCE 21

A set of 10 recommended federal actions the Biden administration can take in the first 100 days of the administration, has been released today by Resilience 21 (R21), a coalition of practitioners from across the US working to safeguard communities from risks from a changing climate. The 100-day action plan ... Read More
New global program ‘1000 Cities Adapt Now’ at Climate Adaptation Summit 2021

New global program ‘1000 Cities Adapt Now’ at Climate Adaptation Summit 2021

During the Climate Adaptation Summit 2021 (CAS 2021), the mayor of Rotterdam Ahmed Aboutaleb will present the 10-year global program ‘1000 Cities Adapt Now’ to accelerate and scale adaptation measures in cities ... Read More
Resilient Cities Network and CAF promote the exchange of experiences to boost urban recovery from the pandemic

Resilient Cities Network and CAF promote the exchange of experiences to boost urban recovery from the pandemic

Between July and November, seven virtual dialogue sessions were held to share experiences, lessons and challenges in the implementation of urban policies for post-pandemic care and recovery, with the aim of contributing to strengthening the capacities of local and national governments in Latin America and the Caribbean ... Read More
R-Cities Strengthens Leadership to Drive Climate Resilience and Equity, The Rockefeller Foundation Renews Support for the Network

R-Cities Strengthens Leadership to Drive Climate Resilience and Equity, The Rockefeller Foundation Renews Support for the Network

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 ... Read More
R-Cities Congratulates the U.S. President-Elect and Vice President-Elect, Aligned on Priorities for Action

R-Cities Congratulates the U.S. President-Elect and Vice President-Elect, Aligned on Priorities for Action

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 ... Read More
Resilient Cities Network partners with the National League of Cities to Accelerate Urban Resilience

Resilient Cities Network partners with the National League of Cities to Accelerate Urban Resilience

The Resilient Cities Network and the National League of Cities today announced a partnership to accelerate urban resilience across the United States ... Read More
Resilient Cities Network Set to Propel Urban Resilience Projects and Investment Opportunities from new Singapore Headquarters

Resilient Cities Network Set to Propel Urban Resilience Projects and Investment Opportunities from new Singapore Headquarters

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 ... Read More
Resilient Cities Network focuses its new city-led entity on strengthening cities capacity to recover from COVID-19 and build a safe and equitable world

Resilient Cities Network focuses its new city-led entity on strengthening cities capacity to recover from COVID-19 and build a safe and equitable world

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 ... Read More
Visa and the Global Resilient Cities Network announce the “Resilient Cities Shaping a Digital World” program to advance digital transformation in Latin America and the Caribbean

Visa and the Global Resilient Cities Network announce the “Resilient Cities Shaping a Digital World” program to advance digital transformation in Latin America and the Caribbean

Today, Visa and the Global Resilient Cities Network kickoff the first program of their partnership that was announced earlier this year ... Read More
Global experts come together to build resilient cities in South-East Asia

Global experts come together to build resilient cities in South-East Asia

Two leading organizations championing resilience initiatives for urban populations have joined forces in South East Asia – Arup and the Global Resilient Cities Network (GRCN) ... Read More
Chief Resilience Officers Launch Global Coalition: Cities for a Resilient Recovery

Chief Resilience Officers Launch Global Coalition: Cities for a Resilient Recovery

Cities for a Resilient Recovery (C2R) is a participatory and collaborative platform for resilient recovery planning from the COVID-19 pandemic ... Read More