This Forum, which is expected to bring together together over 400 experts and practitioners, will focus on a range of issues related to urban resilience and climate change adaptation, including inclusive resilience strategies, financing the resilient city, measuring and monitoring progress, resilience and adaptation planning, governance and collaboration, resource management, and resilient infrastructure. Participants will be able to network, build new partnerships, and exchange ideas and best practices. Participants will include: elected officials, including mayors; academics, researchers and students; private sector and NGO representatives; urban and regional planners; water and sanitation specialists; civil engineers; financial institution representatives; disaster risk and emergency managers; and climate change and adaptation experts. The Forum, which is meeting for the seventh year, is organized by ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability and co-hosted with the City of Bonn, Germany. Resilient Cities focuses on solutions for local governments, including cities and small island states.
dates: 6-8 July 2016
venue: Gustav-Stresemann-Institut, Langer Grabenweg 68
location: Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
contact: ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability World Secretariat
phone: 49–228/976 299-28
fax: +49-228/976 299-01