Aligning Stakeholder Priorities in Urban Resilience

Tuesday, 8 February, 2022

Speaker Series 2022 #1 – Aligning Stakeholder Priorities in Urban Resilience

by Resilient Cities Network | Held on 20 January 2022

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.

Featured Speakers:

  • Sameh Wahba, Global Director, Urban, Disaster Risk Management, Resilience and Land Global Practice at the World Bank and co-host.
  • Mami Mizutori, Special Representative to the Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction at UNDRR.
  • Dagmar Vogel, Head of Infrastructure Financing Division at the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO).
  • Anthea Stephens, Climate & Sustainability Component Lead from the Cities Support Programme at the National Treasury of South Africa.
  • Joni Baboci, Former General Director of Planning and Urban Development from the City of Tirana.
  • Silva Magaia, Superintendent of Territorial Planning, Urbanization & Environment, Municipal Council of Maputo.