City2City
7/17/20

17 July 2020 - C40 mayors, supported by climate experts, business leaders, youth climate activists and trade unions, have launched the Agenda for a Green and Just Recovery. The report outlines bold and ambitious steps for delivering an equitable and sustainable future for all as we recover from the COVID-19 crisis. Learn more at c40.org/recoveryagenda

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7/17/20

17 July 2020 - "Recovering better: Global Opportunities for Jumpstarting the Real Economy #GO4SDGs" was an official side event at the 2020 High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF 2020).

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7/17/20

17 July 2020 - We can make city life more accessible, sustainable & enjoyable by creating “15-minute cities.” Ensuring that residents can meet all their needs within a short walk or bike ride will accelerate a green & just recovery.

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7/16/20

16 July 2020 - The Circulate Initiative, Ocean Conservancy, Global Resilient Cities Network announce the first cohort of partner cities for Urban Ocean, a joint program to implement scalable waste management solutions that prevent ocean plastic and advance resilient, circular economies.

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7/16/20

16 July 2020 - Cities Alliance's award-winning book, Connecting Systems of Secondary Cities, published in 2019 and most recently translated to Chinese, examines how secondary cities can work collaboratively to improve their development prospects, increase prosperity, and leverage public resources to support equitable sub-national economic growth.

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7/16/20

16 July 2020 - How can SDG-aligned investment strategies strengthen the competitiveness of #SMEs and women- and youth-owned enterprises and ultimately help economies recover from the #COVID19 crisis?

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7/16/20

16 July 2020 - This video outlines the Manchester University approach to how resilience partnerships can develop recovery strategies and ambitious plans for the renewal of their areas. Covers how to: establish the basics of Recovery; set up a Recovery Coordinating Group; assess impacts from COVID-19; and, implement recovery strategies.

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7/15/20

15 July 2020 - This HLPF 2020 Side Event was held virtually on 14 July 2020. The event highlighted efforts to address the socio-economic impact of COVID-19, with a focus on protecting people, targeting the poorest and most vulnerable, and the SDGs as our compass.

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7/15/20

15 July 2020 - Organized by UNESCO, SDG-Education 2030 Steering Committee, with support from Group of Friends for Education and Lifelong Learning the virtual side event of the High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) 2020 will bring together multilateral institutions, national governments, civil society actors, teachers, foundations, private sector and youth advocates around 3 objectives.

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7/15/20

15 July 2020 - In the context of India’s complex urban challenges and in addition to increasing climate risks, sustained actions ensuring cities prepare for and develop the ability to thrive in a varying climate is crucial. The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs is instituting a first of its kind, Climate Centre for Cities within the National Institute of Urban Affairs with a vision to build climate actions in cities.

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7/13/20

13 July 2020 - The COVID-19 crisis is taking a grim toll on human lives across the globe. Although the complete impact is yet to be fully comprehended, the risk the pandemic is exposing for gains made towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is becoming evident.

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7/13/20

13 July 2020 - This HLPF 2020 Special Event was held on 9 Jul 2020, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM New York time, and discussed the Global Environmental Commons: Co-designing solutions to integrate SDGs into policies and practices thru education and capacity development.

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