Economy and Finance

Manchester Briefing #36– Cities for a Resilient Recovery: International Lessons on Recovery from COVID-19

Manchester Briefing #36– Cities for a Resilient Recovery: International Lessons on Recovery from COVID-19

This month, we consider how to develop recovery initiatives in education, food systems, urban planning and using learned lessons to move forward in the face of multiple stressors afflicting cities globally ... View More
Speaker Series #14 –  Private Sector Engagement In Urban Resilience

Speaker Series #14 – Private Sector Engagement In Urban Resilience

The fourteenth edition of the Cities on the Frontline Series delved into the role of Private Sector Engagement in Urban Resilience ... View More
Manchester Briefing #35 – Cities for a Resilient Recovery: International Lessons on Recovery from COVID-19

Manchester Briefing #35 – Cities for a Resilient Recovery: International Lessons on Recovery from COVID-19

This month, we consider how to continue supporting the COVID-19 recovery through stronger health systems, recovering public transportation systems, funding green recovery initiatives and by commemorating the pandemic ... View More
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 ... View More
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 ... View More
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 ... View More
Speaker Series #11 –  Addressing Urban Heat

Speaker Series #11 – Addressing Urban Heat

This eleventh Cities on the Frontline Webinar called attention on the urgency to address urban heat. With more cities facing record high temperatures and heatwaves increasing in number, it is important that we set an agenda to take collective action now ... View More
Speaker Series #10 –  Advancing Community Resilience

Speaker Series #10 – Advancing Community Resilience

Joined by special guest hosts, the University of Manchester, the 10th Cities on the Frontline webinar provides three unique perspectives on the importance of building, scaling, and sustaining resilient communities ... View More
Manchester Briefing #33 – Cities for a Resilient Recovery: International Lessons on Recovery from COVID-19

Manchester Briefing #33 – Cities for a Resilient Recovery: International Lessons on Recovery from COVID-19

This week, we consider how accelerating resilient infrastructure, prioritizing a green recovery and celebrating volunteer efforts can play a key role in the response and recovery from COVID-19 ... View More
Speaker Series #09 –  Resilient Infrastructure

Speaker Series #09 – Resilient Infrastructure

Resilient infrastructure is an economic opportunity. The ninth Cities on the Frontline webinar dives into how cities, states and private actors can work together to achieve climate-ready and resilient infrastructure ... View More
Manchester Briefing #32 – Cities for a Resilient Recovery: International Lessons on Recovery from COVID-19

Manchester Briefing #32 – Cities for a Resilient Recovery: International Lessons on Recovery from COVID-19

This week, we consider how youth participation, visualising risk communication, and private sector support for an equitable COVID-19 vaccine programme can play a key role in the response and recovery from COVID-19 ... View More
Manchester Briefing #31 – Cities for a Resilient Recovery: International Lessons on Recovery from COVID-19

Manchester Briefing #31 – Cities for a Resilient Recovery: International Lessons on Recovery from COVID-19

This week, we consider how social protection programmes, participatory and inclusive engagement processes, and investments in universal health coverage can play a key role in the response and recovery from COVID-19 ... View More