Launch of R-Cities Chair’s Agenda

R-Cities Chair’s Agenda

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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. 

Initials actions for advancing this agenda include: ASSESSING R-Cities work across the Network that advances this agenda; ENGAGING with existing communities of practice, programs, and partners to share and exchange knowledge around this agenda; and MOBILIZING resources to deliver place-based projects in multiple cities that advance the agenda.

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Mayor Sylvester Turner
City of Houston, Chairman, R-Cities Board

“I am pleased to announce the Chair’s Agenda for R-Cities focused on immediate investment in resilient, climate-ready infrastructure that is equitable and creates green jobs. This is an agenda for action. I look forward to leveraging our experience in Houston, to help advance this work in cities around the world.”

Monica Barone
CEO, City of Sydney, R-Cities Board Member

“The City of Sydney is committed to advancing sustainable procurement and the investment in resilient, climate-ready infrastructure that is equitable and creates green jobs. Indeed, during the term of the current administration led by Lord Mayor Clover Moore, we have invested hundreds of millions in infrastructure projects that ensure the city’s resilience. These projects include significant investment in drainage, active and public transport, greening and canopy cover, affordable housing and community infrastructure.”

Mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb
City of Rotterdam, R-Cities Board Member

“As a fellow Mayor, my priorities for R-Cities and the City of Rotterdam very much align with the Chair’s Agenda Mayor Turner has announced focused on resilient, climate-ready infrastructure. In Rotterdam we are eager to share our experience advancing projects that meet these goals. Cities require solutions that adequately protect city dwellers. Resilience can only be truly realized in inclusive and just societies.”

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Launch of R-Cities Chair’s Agenda