City2City
9/2/20

2 September 2020 - The 2020 cohort of Local Pathways Fellows developed a set of rapid response innovative solutions for cities that address the targets of SDG 11 which are presented in the “COVID-19 Rapid Response Solutions for Cities by the 2020 Local Pathways Fellows” report.

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8/31/20

31 August 2020 - This webinar on Wednesday, August 5 at 9am ET / 2pm BST / 3pm CEST / 8pm ICT focused on a policy brief commissioned by FELICITY-GIZ, and developed in collaboration with the Cities Climate Finance Leadership Alliance, that focuses specifically on enhancing the role that National Development Banks (NDBs) play in supporting the acceleration of climate-smart urban infrastructure investment.

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8/27/20

27 August 2020 - For the 24th session of the Building Back Better Speaker Series, we focus on "Healthy Cities: What does a city need to be healthy?" we were joined by Wanli Fang, Senior Urban Development Specialist, World Bank, Lori Nelson, Chief Resilience Officer, Boston and Athirah Ishak, Deputy Chief Resilience Officer, Melaka.

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8/21/20

21 August 2020 - For the 22nd session of the Building Back Better Speaker Series, we focus on "Public Transport: New Operating Norms" we were joined by Floris Bakermans, Management Consultant & Trainer, AT Osborne, and Professor Chris Nash, ITS Leeds University Research Professor.

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8/21/20

21 August 2020 - In this webinar, SDG 8, Economic Growth and Decent Work and SDG 12, Responsible Consumption and Production will be addressed from the perspective of prevailing economic assumptions. The discussion will address how to engage students in a critical assessment of current practices specific to SDG 8 and SDG 12 and fundamentally, provide them with a classroom forum to understand how and why the practice of economics needs to be modified in order to promote sustainability as a social norm.

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8/7/20

7 August 2020 - For the 22nd session of the Building Back Better Speaker Series, we focus on "Safer Schools: Resilient Infrastructure for Resilient Cities." We were joined by Ana Ardelean, Chief Resilience Officer, Tbilisi, Georgia, Alina Sava, Education Specialist, Education Global Practice, World Bank, and Raphaëlle Thiollier, Oasis Project Manager, City of Paris.

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8/7/20

7 August 2020 - Big Data is often discussed in the context of international development, but what exactly is Big Data? And how is it relevant to tackling issues in the urban environment - including in the context of smart cities?

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8/5/20

5 August 2019 - For the 19th session of the Building Back Better Speaker Series, we focus on “Resilient Housing” we hear from Elizabeth Hausler, Founder, and CEO, Build Change and Santiago Uribe, Executive Director, Resilience Corporation Office of Medellin.

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8/5/20

5 August 2020 - For the 20th session of the Building Back Better Speaker Series, we focus on “Water and Sanitation” we hear from Japheth Habinshuti N, Chief Resilience Officer (CRO) City of Kigali and Michael John Webster, Executive Director: Water and Waste, the City of Cape Town as well as special guests Jennifer Sara, Global Director, Water Global Practice, World Bank Group and Henk Ovink, Special Envoy for International Water Affairs at Kingdom of the Netherlands.

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8/5/20

5 August 2020 - For the 21st session of the Building Back Better Speaker Series, we focus on "Digital Technology: Underpinning Recovery." We were joined by Aida Esteban Millet, Senior Director of Urban Mobility and Smart Cities for LAC, Visa, Frank Vieveen, Smart City Program Lead, City of Rotterdam, and Fabien Clavier, Senior Urban Planner Consultant for the World Bank.

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7/28/20

28 July 2020 - Video message by António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations, on the launch of the Policy Brief: COVID-19 in an Urban World.

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7/27/20

27 July 2020 - Urban Access and Managing Streets for People and Freight is the fourth webinar of the World Resources Institute (WRI) Ross Center for Sustainable Cities' Triple Zero Freight for Cities: Webinar Series. This open panel discusses how effective, data-driven street and curbside management can improve last-mile logistics and create streets that are accessible to everyone.

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