Find out our main thematic streams and special elements of this year's Congress in the collection below! Click on the images to discover which sessions deal with each specific topic, and register here to join this special edition of Resilient Cities!
Resilient Cities features local case studies with lessons learned of global relevance: “Cities in Focus” sessions show how different municipalities approach similar aspects of resilience and overcome common challenges.
Discover city networks and initiatives catalyzing finance to scale up local action. Obtain firsthand information on new funds serving sub-national governments. Learn to create investor-friendly projects and methods for a successful project pitching. This and more in our Finance Forum!
Climate change is aggravating the intensity and frequency of disaster worldwide. Is your city ready to cope with the risk? Can that risk be transferred? Join our sessions on insurance, specifically designed to offer straightforward knowledge on risk.
Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) aims to reduce the damage caused by natural hazards. How? For instance, by reducing exposure to hazards, lessening vulnerability of people and property and improving early warnings.
Nature-based Solutions highlight the importance of biodiversity conservation for physical and social resilience, addressing challenges like climate change, water security, human health, social and economic development.
New challenges require new solutions. How can innovations in the resilient urban systems spur dynamic, desirable and healthy communities.
Resilience planning is a holistic approach that takes into consideration future economic, social and environmental developments, including climate change. It is a long-term strategy to improve sustainability.
Resilient Cities 2019 offers five exciting site visits to present know-how and best practices in disaster risk management, Nature-based Solutions, and protection of cultural and natural heritage from the German perspective.