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Coronavirus: we’re in a real-time laboratory of a more sustainable urban future
After the Crisis: How COVID-19 Can Drive Transformational Change in Cities
A functional city’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic
CORONAVIRUS LIVE SERIES: CITIES AT RISK - HOW CAN WE MANAGE THE IMPACT OF THE CRISIS ON URBAN AREAS?
01 May 2020 - The coronavirus pandemic is seriously limiting social interactions around the globe. Will such measures defeat the virus in dense urban areas?  We'll be asking Sameh Wahba, the World Bank's Global Director for Urban, Disaster Risk Management, Resilience and Land. 

01 May 2020 - The coronavirus pandemic is seriously limiting social interactions around the globe. Will such measures defeat the virus in dense urban areas?  How can poor residents in crowded neighborhoods respond to #COVID19? We'll be asking Sameh Wahba, the World Bank's Global Director for Urban, Disaster Risk Management, Resilience and Land. She will discuss the role infrastructure, medical and financial resources play in preparing cities for crises.

Watch on May 1, 11 AM ET: http://wrld.bg/mwRF50ztub1 http://wrld.bg/AC7z30qBsvX

Host:

  • Srimati Sridhar, External Affairs Associate, World Bank Group

Speaker:

  • Sameh Wahba, The World Bank's Global Director for Urban, Disaster Risk Management, Resilience and Land

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION: https://live.worldbank.org/coronavirus-cities-at-risk

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Recovering from Pandemic: Transforming cities through subnational leadership
Join representatives from New York City, Local 2030, ICLEI, and global subnational representatives for a dialogue on subnational leadership on incorporating climate and sustainability goals into the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Recovering from Pandemic: Transforming cities through subnational leadership

Wed, April 29, 2020 11:00AM - 12:00PM EST | 17:00PM - 18:00PM CEST

For this session, speakers and respondents will reflect on how leaders like New York City are planning for a sustainable recovery, how the role of local governments will be critical in this process, and how the six climate positive principles can support a balanced recovery. 

Moderator:

  • Yunus Arikan, Director of Global Advocacy, ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability

Speakers:

  • Penny Abeywardena, Commissioner, Mayor’s Office for International Affairs, New York City
  • Aissata Camara, Deputy Commissioner for Operations and Strategic Partnerships, Mayor’s Office for International Affairs, New York City
  • Kerry Constabile, Team Lead, Sustainable Development Unit, Executive Office of the UN Secretary General
  • Shipra Narang Suri, Ph.D., Chief, Urban Practices Branch, UN-Habitat

Respondents:

  • Stefan Wagner, Head of International Relations Department, City of Bonn
  • Manuel Araujo, Mayor, City of Quelimane
  • Meggan Spires, Senior Manager, Climate Change, Energy & Resilience, ICLEI Africa Secretariat

REGISTER FOR THE EVENT HERE: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/2763585499385687056?utm_source=Resilient+Cities+Mailing+List&utm_campaign=f50908930c-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_03_03_01_25_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_bd229c0618-f50908930c-119954493

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