City2City
In 2018, Leuven 2030, with the help of urban-planning agency BUUR and a large...
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10/16/20
10/15/20

Regions and cities will be at the core of the €1.8 trillion #NextGenerationEU plan for a green, digital and resilient recovery. Its success will depend on each of the one million local administrators in Europe. This is their moment, their opportunity, and their responsibility.

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9 Oct 2020

The city’s resilience strategy highlighted water resilience and security as a priority. With the completion of the Community Infrastructure Program in 2018, the City is in better shape to respond and recover. The program ensures that even when pipes are broken, cell service is out, and transportation is blocked, most Wellingtonians will still be able to access water for a period until supply lines can be re-established. 

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The event will discuss the implications of the climate crisis on water utilities in cities around the world and how, drawing on the experiences from the COVID-19 pandemic and other crises, utilities can strengthen their preparedness and adapt to the climate crisis using a WOPs approach. The event will also provide technical resources and offer opportunities for engaging with the GWOPA network, city and utility leaders and development partners, especially in the upcoming WOPs program supported by the European Commission.

Event Date:
12/10/2020 - 12:00 to 13:30
UTC+2
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This year’s event becomes Smart City Live, a forum to keep our community connected, despite the current restrictions due to COVID-19. A leadership program that gathers high-level professionals from cities and companies all around the world.

Event Date:
17/11/2020 (All day) to 18/11/2020 (All day)
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World Cities Day 2020 is the seventh global celebration since the day was launched on 31 October 2014 in Shanghai, China. Under overarching theme of Better City, Better Life, the aim of the day is to focus the international community’s attention on urbanisation as a central issue for development and to encourage cooperation among countries in meeting opportunities and addressing urban challenges towards sustainable development.

Event Date:
31/10/2020 (All day)
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5 Oct 2020

The City Climate Finance Gap Fund (Gap Fund) helps cities in developing and emerging countries realize their climate ambitions, turning low-carbon, climate-resilient ideas into strategies and finance-ready projects.

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Please join us for the 28th Session of Cities on the Frontline, jointly organized by Global Resilient Cities Network & the World Bank, which will focus on “Risk and Crisis Communication”. We will be joined by Olivia Jensen, Lead Scientist, Lloyd’s Register Foundation Institute for the Public Understanding of Risk, National University of Singapore and Nadine Burbar, Deputy Chief Resilience Officer, Head of Local Economic Development, Ramallah Municipality, Palestine.

 

Event Date:
08/10/2020 - 09:00
Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Approved
2 Oct 2020

As a nature-based solution, urban forests – which include all the trees in an urban area, from street trees to patches of natural and planted forest, as well as the vegetation and soil beneath them – can facilitate improved urban stormwater management and reduce the hazards posed by flooding while simultaneously providing other environmental and cultural co-benefits.

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The Forum of Mayors will bring together city leaders from Europe, North America, Central Asia and the Caucasus to address the key challenges of our time. The 2020 Forum will focus on “City action for a resilient future: Strengthening local government preparedness and response to emergencies and the impact of disasters and climate change”.

Event Date:
06/10/2020 - 09:00 to 17:00
Central European Standard Time (CEST)
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15 Sep 2020

15 September 2020 - UNDP Bolivia is working to deliver an innovative mobility strategy that rethinks the way public space is shared between pedestrians, motorised and non-motorised vehicles. 

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14 Sep 2020

14 September 2020 - Building an inclusive, green and resilient recovery is an urgent and shared global challenge. The COVID-19 crisis offers a unique opportunity to engage people in thinking about what kind of growth we want, and the importance of making human, societal and planetary well-being central to all our policies and institutions.

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14 September 2020 - This session will explore the building blocks of Happy Digital Cities and the role blended finance can play in realizing socially and environmentally inclusive investments that meet objectives of social, ecological, and spiritual harmony.

Event Date:
22/09/2020 - 03:00 to 04:00
Coordinated Universal Time (UTC)
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7 Sep 2020

7 September 2020 - In the great urban debate between the co-owner of the Stand Up NY comedy club on New York City's Upper West Side and its greatest stand-up act, the comedian wins the debate hands down. Jerry Seinfeld makes the point: he won't ever leave NYC. And because he won't, we won't.

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21 Aug 2020

21 August 2020 - In these few months, we have learned and adapted to this “new normal”. But are we better prepared for the next threat -being it a virus, climate change, or something else?

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21 Aug 2020

21 August 2020 - On August 4, 2020, the Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center, along with 30 global partners, announced the formation of the Extreme Heat Resilience Alliance (EHRA). Bringing together global cities’ leaders, experts in public health, finance, humanitarian assistance, disaster management, climate science and risk, insurance, and public infrastructure, this Alliance rallies critical capabilities and networks to tackle the growing threat of extreme urban heat for vulnerable people worldwide.  

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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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