Here are our top 5 tweets for the last day of the Resilient Cities Asia-Pacific Congress: Recognize, engage and empower – says @ICLEI_SG at the closing session of #ResilientCities Asia-Pacific 2015. @ICLEI_ResCities Its not just about giving privilege to the poor, making them participate is what really counts – Red Constantino @icsc_ph #ResilientCities @ICLEISouthAsia The
The day 3 of Resilient Cities Asia-Pacific 2015 Congress brought forth many remarkable events – new signatories for the Durban Adaptation Charter, declaration of the Bangkok Call for Action, announcement of the next Resilient Cities Asia-Pacific to be held in Melaka, Malaysia, discussion of the key milestones and events for the urban resilience agenda and
Here are our top 5 tweets from today: No relatively #ResilientCities can guarantee to be resilient tomorrow. Resilience is a process. – Donovan Storey @UNESCAP @ICLEI_ResCities #resilience is not just bouncing back, it is the ability to grow and prosper despite the shocks and falls – Cristina del Rio @RockefellerFdn @ICLEISouthAsia Cities are in the
Understanding urban risks is extremely vital in paving the path towards building resilience in cities, especially in the Asia-Pacific region where urbanisation is accelerating and intensifying at a commendable pace. Session A1 on Day 2 at Resilient Cities Asia-Pacific 2015 Congress sheds light on all aspects of understanding the linkages between urbanisation, vulnerability and risks.
There were myriad tweets throughout day 1. We will be selecting our top 3 tweets from each day and posting them on the blog. Here are the ones from today: #ResilientCities are not just another option, they are the only option – @donkaveh1 @UNEPAsiaPacific To build #ResilientCities we must start with the people. #Bangkok Gov
ICLEI ACCCRN Process workbook launched – Guiding local governments in implementing resilience strategies
Resilient Cities Asia-Pacific 2015 Congress witnessed today the launch of the ICLEI ACCCRN Process (IAP) – Building urban climate change resilience – A toolkit for local governments. The IAP has been developed by ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability’s South Asia and Oceania offices through involvement with the Rockefeller Foundation-supported Asian Cities Climate Change Resilient Network
Honorable Mayor Kinlay Dorjee of Thimphu, Bhutan, is attending the Resilient Cities Asia-Pacific congress to talk about the challenges and opportunities of building resilience in his city. A few months ago, we sat down with Mayor Dorjee to talk about his city’s sustainability plans, achievements and future initiatives. What would you describe as Thimphu’s main