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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Urban governments have a key role to play in the COVID-19 pandemic

Urban governments have a key role to play in the COVID-19 pandemic

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.
The Key Path for Chinese Cities to Realize Sustainable Development: Report

The Key Path for Chinese Cities to Realize Sustainable Development: Report

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.
Do cities have adequate tools to plan their recovery from the COVID-19 crisis?

Do cities have adequate tools to plan their recovery from the COVID-19 crisis?

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.
Cities for a Resilient Recovery: Emerging Data 1

Cities for a Resilient Recovery: Emerging Data 1

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
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.
Urban Ocean

Urban Ocean

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.
ICLEI Europe and R-Cities EME sign MoU

ICLEI Europe and R-Cities EME sign MoU

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.