Recovery

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
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
Image of little green plants growing up from seeds.

Recovery Dialogues in Latin America 4: Sustainable Food Supplies for Vulnerable Communities

According to data collected by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO), hunger in Latin America and the Caribbean has been on the rise for the past years, reaching 47,7 million people in 2019 with numbers expected to rise even more due to the consequences of COVID-19 ... View More