Economy and Finance

Manchester Briefing #23 – Cities for a Resilient Recovery: International lessons on recovery from COVID-19

Manchester Briefing #23 – Cities for a Resilient Recovery: International lessons on recovery from COVID-19

We consider how public messaging, involving youth, and shifting from urban- to social planning can play a key role in response and recovery from COVID-19 ... View More
#LAConversa: Let's talk about urban resilience in LAC.

#LAConversa: Let’s talk about urban resilience in LAC.

#LAConversa: Let’s Talk About Urban Resilience is a collaboration between LA Network and Resilient Cities Network created with the objective of starting conversations about the main problems that Latin American and Caribbean cities face today. These conversations took place with the participation of seven cities, Ciudad Juárez, Colima, Mexico City, ... View More
Recovery Dialogues in Latin America 7: Reopening Schools

Recovery Dialogues in Latin America 7: Reopening Schools

It is estimated that the duration of school closure due to the pandemic has been significantly longer in Latin America than in other regions such as Europe, Africa and Asia, increasing negative effects on education in the region - there is a huge challenge regarding the reopening of schools. This ... View More
Recovery Dialogues in Latin America 6: Urban Parks and Public Spaces

Recovery Dialogues in Latin America 6: Urban Parks and Public Spaces

The health emergency has profoundly transformed the relationship between citizens and their streets, services and public spaces - contemporary public spaces should no longer be understood as isolated places but rather as a public and continuous network that provides access and connection to the different elements that shape cities. This ... View More
Recovery Dialogues in Latin America 5: Digital Inclusion and Post-Pandemic Economic Reactivation

Recovery Dialogues in Latin America 5: Digital Inclusion and Post-Pandemic Economic Reactivation

There is an urgent need to maximize the capacities of the digital ecosystem in Latin America and the Caribbean, so it becomes an effective tool to fight Covid-19 and turns into a solid foundation for building more resilient urban communities. This fifth dialogue counted with the presence of three cities ... View More
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Manchester Briefing #22 – Cities for a Resilient Recovery: International lessons on recovery from COVID-19

We discuss how community conversations, protecting jobs, and the Sustainable Development Goals can play a key role in response and recovery from COVID-19 ... View More
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Speaker Series #32 – Role of Resilience: What Have We Learned?

Recapture what we have learned during the last 31 sessions: the role of resilience in the Covid response and recovery ... View More
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Manchester Briefing #21 – Cities for a Resilient Recovery: International lessons on recovery from COVID-19

We discuss how communication, artificial intelligence, sharing learning, and waste management play a role in response and recovery from COVID-19 ... View More
A wide shot from above Montevideo shows buildings along the skyline among trees, a beach next to a bay on the left populated with people enjoying sunset, a park full of picnicers on the right, and busy streets full of cards between the beach and the park.

Lessons from Montevideo: Keys to Accomplishing Resilience Strategy Projects

Montevideo, Uruguay recently reached the milestone of beginning implementation of more than 85% of the 40 initiatives identified in its Resilience Strategy, which the city released in September of 2018. The City offers two urban resilience essentials to this success ... View More
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Manchester Briefing #20 – Cities for a Resilient Recovery: International lessons on recovery from COVID-19

We discuss how circular economy, open-source data, and digital capacities and inequalities play a key role in response and recovery from COVID-19 ... View More
Featured image of the Manchester Briefing blog produced by the University of Manchester and Resilient Cities Network as part of the Cities for a Resilient Recovery program, International lessons on recovery from COVID-19.

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

We discuss how COVID-19 impacts people differently, and how different shocks and stresses interact with COVID-19, including localized women-led recovery efforts through gender inclusive services; economic inequalities across marginalised groups; accessibility and inclusivity of evacuation plans; food shortages, agriculture, and climate change; and a case study with lessons from Vanuatu ... View More
Red phone box with Big Ben, with people waling on the streets of London.

Speaker Series #29 – Financing the Recovery

With the continuous falling revenues due to pandemic, municipalities are under significant financial strain. The economic toll is challenging the ability of municipalities to meet the basic needs of their communities and businesses, let alone recovery ... View More