Pandemic

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
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 #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
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
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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
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
Photo of a city skyline during sunset.

Speaker Series #31 – Climate Change Governance

This session highlighted the reflection on the challenges and opportunities of compounding crises – pandemic and climate related crises, as well as the reflection on how cities are trying to address climate risks as they start to emerge from the pandemic ... 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 #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
wooden slums in Jakarta stand along the side of a river polluted with trash.

Creating Climate Resilient Cities through Safe Sanitation – World Toilet Day 2020

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
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
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 #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
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