Resilient Cities 2014 - the 5th Global Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation

Event Organisers: 

ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability

World Mayors Council on Climate Change Secretariat (WMCCC)


Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development Germany (BMZ)

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT)

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR)

Venue City: 



29/05/2014 to 31/05/2014

Registration Deadline: 

Monday, March 31, 2014

Language of event: 



Who should attend the Forum:

  • Mayors and Vice Mayors
  • Councillors, Commissioners and Governors
  • Chiefs of Sustainability Units
  • Heads of Policy Development
  • Directors of Urban Planning and Development
  • Disaster Risk and Emergency Managers
  • Directors of Resource and Environmental Development
  • Water and Sanitation Specialists
  • Global Climate Change and Adaptation Experts
  • Urban and Regional Planners
  • Senior Technical Advisors
  • Consultants
  • Civil Engineers
  • Senior Finance Analysts
  • Infrastructure and Utilities Managers
  • Professors and Academics: urban development, town planning and engineering, etc.
  • Private Sector Solutions Providers
  • Development Bank and Financial Institution representatives
  • International Organization representatives
  • Non-governmental Organization practitioners
  • Municipal Associations and Network representatives
  • University Students and Researchers
  • Think Tank Analysts and Private Sector Researchers



Themes of the Resilient Cities 2014 Congress:

1. Risk data and Analysis

2. Adaptation planning and polica

3. Comprehensive adaptation approaches

4. Collaborative and community-based adaptation

5. Resilient infrastructure and city-region support system

6. Governance and capacity building

7. Financing resilience and Recilient development

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