Resilient Cities 2013, the 4th Global Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation will take place in Germany next year. The Call for Contributions is now open.
In 2010 ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, the World Mayors Council on Climate Change and the City of Bonn, Germany launched Resilient Cities, the first World Congress on Cities and Adaptation to Climate Change (in 2012 renamed as Global Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation). More than 500 participants and beyond 30 partners each year help make Resilient Cities a milestone event connecting local government leaders and climate adaptation experts to discuss adaptation challenges facing urban environments around the globe.
Resilient Cities also supports the annual Bonn Declaration of Mayors – written by local leaders during the Mayors Adaptation Forum, organized with the World Mayors Council on Climate Change.
Submissions are welcome on the following topics:
- Risk and vulnerability assessment
- Adaptation and resilience planning and policy making
- Multi-stakeholder and community-based collaboration
- Implementing specific adaptation solutions
- Financing resilience
Deadline for submission: 30 November 2012.
More information about the forum and call for contributions on: http://www.iclei.org/resilient-cities.