During this Covid-19 crisis it is critical that city governments strike a balance between the necessary lockdown measures and the necessary access to nutritious and safe food, including maintaining livelihoods, for those on low incomes.
Against the complicated backdrop of intertwined shocks and stresses, urbanization in China has entered Phase 2, were promoting the development of resilient cities is of great significance to shift China’s urban development.
Covid-19 poses a major new challenge to local governments to act and plan differently; investing time and effort in learning from the successes and challenges will be key for leaders and practitioners.
This 3-part document outlines: How chief resilience officers are embedding resilience in recovery; The role of chief resilience officers in response and recovery efforts; And how cities and cros are embedding resilience in recovery planning
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.
Urban Ocean is a capacity-building and accelerator program for cities. This program will enhance understanding of circular economy principles, build awareness of marine plastic pollution, and assess waste management systems in member cities.
As cities across the region are engaged in their recovery from the health and economic crisis brought by the Covid-19 pandemic, GRCN and ICLEI will join forces to enhance knowledge and share information.