9th Global Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation
Resilient Cities 2018, the 9th Global Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation, is taking place on 26 - 28 April 2018 in Bonn, Germany. The annual forum is organized by ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability and co-hosted with the City of Bonn, Germany.
Resilient Cities 2018 will focus on:
- Stocktaking: Reviewing the state of urban resilience and local implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (cross-cutting theme);
- Social cohesion: Building resilient urban societies;
- Resilient and resource efficient cities: transition toward a circular economy; and
- Reinventing business as usual: Private sector engagement in resilience building.
Congress themes also include current and pressing issues such as ecosystem-based adaptation, managing climate-related health risks, data and ICT resilience, and evidence-based adaptation planning. Check the detailed list of themes here.