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[CONFERENCE] Resilient Cities 2017 - 8th Global forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation

4 to 6 May 2017, Bonn, Germany

 

Resilient Cities 2017 will take place over three days from May 4th to 6th including high-level plenaries, trainings, Reality Check Workshops and parallel thematic panel sessions which will feature discussions on a range of new and recurring themes related to urban resilience and urban adaptation to climate change.

These themes will cover a variety of key resilience topics including: ecosystem-based adaptation; governance and collaboration; urban risk data and indicators; adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction planning and policy. Additionally, this call for contributions would like to particularly encourage submissions for the following themes:

Hot topics: Urban resilience challenges in focus (theme 1):
local implementation of SDG11 and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction;
how cities prepare and respond to disease outbreaks or other climate-related health risks;
forced migration in urban areas;
risk transfer and insurance;
data security and management.

Long-term investments: Financing resilience (theme 7) - with a special focus on direct access funding mechanisms for cities;
Preparing for the worst: Minimising and managing loss and damage (theme 4) - providing an overview of the current challenges on climate disaster risk management and the implications of loss and damage for cities and Small Island States.


Key Dates
Call for Contributions opens: 1 October 2016
Call for Contributions closes: 1 December 2016
Registration: January 2017

 

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