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Climate Resilient Urban Sanitation - Accelerating the Convergence of Sanitation and  Climate Action

Climate Resilient Urban Sanitation – Accelerating the Convergence of Sanitation and Climate Action

This report has been commissioned by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, in collaboration with Resilient Cities Network (R-Cities) to better understand how climate change impacts will affect urban sanitation systems, and what needs to be done to address this ... View More
Build a resilient, equitable and circular waste management system to address plastic waste in our oceans

Build a resilient, equitable and circular waste management system to address plastic waste in our oceans

It is not news that we have a lot of plastics in our oceans. To be precise close to 150 million tons of plastic in the ocean and 11 million tons added each year ... View More
Localizing SDGs to Build Safe and Equitable Cities

Localizing SDGs to Build Safe and Equitable Cities

The COVID-19 crisis highlighted the enormous challenge of securing cities' pursuit of the 2030 Agenda in Sustainable Development Goals and Urban Resilience ... View More
A bright sun shines down on the Palacio del Congreso, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, full of modern and traditional buildings, greenery, and people.

Flatten the Climate Curve through Open Data – Resilient Buenos Aires

In the last few months, we have been coping with a pandemic that challenges our society, and as every crisis does, accelerates change and transforms processes to adapt and overcome it. These changes are happening in the management of governments at every level, in urban planning, in the private sector, ... View More
Smart Resilience in the time of COVID-19:  A Conversation between Connected Places Catapult and Resilient Cities Network

Smart Resilience in the time of COVID-19: A Conversation between Connected Places Catapult and Resilient Cities Network

COVID-19 has truly accelerated the digital transformation of cities. Not only are many people working from home and increasingly reliant on IT, city governments have had to shift how they deliver services under lockdown restrictions. Yet, despite efforts to rapidly digitize processes and systems, a city cannot truly become technologically ... 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
Young business people discussing joining their hands as a team during meeting in an office.

Speaker Series #30 – Resilience Leadership

Explore how reflective learning makes better leaders, as well as the insights and lessons for leadership when dealing with a major crisis ... View More
No Equity, No Resilience: Minneapolis is All of Us

No Equity, No Resilience: Minneapolis is All of Us

The COVID-19 crisis highlighted the enormous challenge of securing cities' pursuit of the 2030 Agenda in Sustainable Development Goals and Urban Resilience ... View More
Resilient Leadership: Learning From Crisis

Resilient Leadership: Learning From Crisis

Together with The Resilience Shift we aim to make resilience tangible and relevant. Every week for four months through the Covid-19 pandemic we spoke with five Chief Resilience Officers and seven CEOs to follow their work as leaders during a crisis. Read the report here ... View More
Making Cities Resilient 2030

Making Cities Resilient 2030

The COVID-19 crisis highlighted the enormous challenge of securing cities' pursuit of the 2030 Agenda in Sustainable Development Goals and Urban Resilience ... View More
Man wearing denim riding a bike on an empty paris street, with a covid mask

The Sustainable Development Agenda’s Comeback

The COVID-19 crisis highlighted the enormous challenge of securing cities' pursuit of the 2030 Agenda in Sustainable Development Goals and Urban Resilience ... View More
The Historical City of Kyoto Is Tackling COVID-19

The Historical City of Kyoto Is Tackling COVID-19

Kyoto City has accumulated over 1,200 confirmed COVID-19 cases as of September, and we have seen a rapid increase in cases again since late June. Since August, we have observed a temporary increase, especially among people under 30 years old, but now, cases of infection among the elderly are increasing ... View More