Pandemic

Speaker Series #19 –  Migration and Resilience, the MOVE book

Speaker Series #19 – Migration and Resilience, the MOVE book

Historically, migration has been an intrinsic part of how humans navigate the world, however, skewed perceptions and misinformation have shed a negative light on the topic resulting in abrasive migration policies around the world. While migration may present certain challenges, it has also proven to be, not only important to ... View More
Manchester Briefing #39– Cities for a Resilient Recovery: International Lessons on Recovery from COVID-19

Manchester Briefing #39– Cities for a Resilient Recovery: International Lessons on Recovery from COVID-19

This month, we consider how to create more inclusive disaster strategies through recognising the needs of persons with disabilities and youths, increasing access to digital technology and skills, and considering cultural and demographic factors in public health response, in order to build community resilience in an equitable manner ... View More
Distributed Renewable Energy: A pathway for resilient recovery in cities

Distributed Renewable Energy: A pathway for resilient recovery in cities

COVID-19 and worsening impacts of climate change are putting resilience high on cities’ agendas, alongside ambitious targets for GHG emissions reductions; Distributed Renewable Energy (DRE) deployment in cities will help deliver both ... View More
Speaker Series #18 –  SMEs and Urban Resilience

Speaker Series #18 – SMEs and Urban Resilience

This 18th session of Cities on the Frontline focused on the importance of supporting SMEs for a city’s economy and how cities can collaborate with their local SMEs for a resilient and equitable recovery in the context of the partnership with Citi on the Catalyzing City Resilience Solutions program (CCRS) ... View More
Speaker Series #17 –  Mainstreaming Resilience Thinking Into Recovery Packages

Speaker Series #17 – Mainstreaming Resilience Thinking Into Recovery Packages

The seventeenth edition of Cities on the Frontline Series was the second out of two webinars to be designed and implemented under the Resilient Cities Action Package (ReCAP 21) to share knowledge and experiences on COVID-19 impacts on cities and their approaches and actions taken towards a resilient recovery ... View More
Manchester Briefing #38– Cities for a Resilient Recovery: International Lessons on Recovery from COVID-19

Manchester Briefing #38– Cities for a Resilient Recovery: International Lessons on Recovery from COVID-19

This month, we consider how integrated governance models and participatory decision-making, such as engaging with young people and business owners from under-represented groups, can build resilience and support inclusive recovery and renewal ... View More
Manchester Briefing #37– Cities for a Resilient Recovery: International Lessons on Recovery from COVID-19

Manchester Briefing #37– Cities for a Resilient Recovery: International Lessons on Recovery from COVID-19

This month, we consider how community well-being initiatives, new funding models, and digitalization of society can play a key role in an equitable response and recovery from COVID-19 ... View More
Speaker Series #16 –  Co-Designing a Resilient Recovery in Cities

Speaker Series #16 – Co-Designing a Resilient Recovery in Cities

The sixteenth edition of Cities on the Frontline Series discussed the importance of prioritizing a resilient green recovery in cities as they face the ongoing Covid-19 crisis ... View More
Speaker Series #15 –  Climate Resilient Urban Sanitation

Speaker Series #15 – Climate Resilient Urban Sanitation

The fifteenth installment of the Cities on the Frontline Speaker Series involved four presentations addressing the need for climate resilience in urban sanitation ... View More
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