Urban resilience

Urban resilience

The capacity of individuals, communities, institutions, businesses, and systems within a city to survive, adapt, and grow no matter what kinds of chronic stresses and acute shocks they experience.

What is urban resilience?

What is urban resilience?

A resilient urban future requires tackling challenges and creating solutions in a place-based, integrated, inclusive, risk-aware, and forward-looking manner.

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Economía circular: una oportunidad para el liderazgo de las mujeres

Economía circular: una oportunidad para el liderazgo de las mujeres

En la actualidad, la economía circular se ha consolidado como un modelo integral que ha cobrado fuerza y relevancia por sus contribuciones a la sustentabilidad y la equidad social. La participación de las mujeres en este modelo se ha incrementado y hoy se plantea como un espacio de oportunidad para fomentar el liderazgo de las mujeres.
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 the development of communities, but essential.
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).
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.
Urban Exchange Podcast

Urban Exchange Podcast

Our Urban Exchange podcast series is a collaborative project designed to educate and inspire cities and their partners around the globe to build resilience into their planning for tackling urban challenges.
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.
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.
North America Climate Resilience Program

North America Climate Resilience Program

Z Zurich Foundation (Foundation), Zurich North America (ZNA) and Resilient Cities Network (R-Cities) are working together to increase city resilience and reduce risks to life and property due to shocks and stresses, particularly around the intersection of climate risk and social inequity. The North America Climate Resilience Program will operate in selected neighborhoods of US cities, with a focus on vulnerable populations. The program will result in implementable solutions that tackle social injustice and build resilience.