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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Speaker Series #2 –  How to Finance for Play and Placemaking in Cities

Speaker Series #2 – How to Finance for Play and Placemaking in Cities

Building the city of the future requires first and foremost that children of today are empowered and prepared, not only to survive but to thrive in the face of adversity.
Speaker Series #1 –  Aligning Stakeholder Priorities in Urban Resilience

Speaker Series #1 – Aligning Stakeholder Priorities in Urban Resilience

Funding, including the need to mobilize various sources of investment capital, plays an important role in supporting cities to address their resilient development challenges. The first Cities on the Frontline session of 2022, focused on the importance of “Aligning Stakeholder Priorities in Urban Resilience” with important sharings about the role of donor support for delivering resilient urban development, what value it adds, and how it could become even more effective.
Resilient Cities Shaping a Digital World

Resilient Cities Shaping a Digital World

Through this joint program, Visa and the Resilient Cities Network collaborate with key stakeholders to support cities in Latin America and the Caribbean in solving key challenges and identifying opportunities for digital inclusion.
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.