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Resilient Cities 2016 - Video interview

We conducted a series of interviews at Resilient Cities 2016 Congress with mayors, international donors, scientists and practitioners in the field of urban resilience and adaptation. To check out the videos, visit our YouTube playlist for the Congress. 

Resilient Cities 2016 recap

Approximately 150 speakers, 34 sessions and a number of side events made the 7th Global Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation an outstanding platform for learning, sharing ideas, and creating solutions. We were pleased to welcome participants from 45 countries to Bonn, twenty percent from local governments. 

To learn more about what happened at the congress:

  • Read the daily highlights from Resilient Cities, below!
  • Stay connected by following us @ICLEI_ResCities and by tweeting with #ResilientCities
  • To view the Congress Summary PowerPoint from Robert Kehew, Leader, Climate Change Planning Unit, UN-HABITAT, click here

Resilient Cities 2016 - Day 3 Digest

Three dynamic days of presentations and discussions have concluded at Resilient Cities 2016 in Bonn. Read the digest from the last day.

Resilient Cities 2016 - Day 2 Digest

Get the updates from the second day of the Resilient Cities 2016 congress.

Resilient Cities 2016 - Day 1 Digest

Get the updates from the first day of the Resilient Cities 2016 congress.

Transformative optimism towards a resilient world

"Transformative optimism" is driving local and global action. Now how do we translate this into practice? The Resilient Cities 2016 congress opened with a strong discussion on critical aspects of resilience building that will deliver on the ambitions of global frameworks.

Read the full blogpost here.

Contribute to the Habitat III process

7 July 2016

On the road to Habitat III, ICLEI wants to gather feedback from cities and organizations present at Resilient Cities 2016 congress on the Habitat III zero draft. ICLEI will use these responses as part of our contribution to the drafting of the New Urban Agenda, as an ECOSOC Accreditation organization.

Answer the survey

Access ICLEI's webpage on Habitat III

Resilient Cities 2016 Session Descriptions Book available!

1 July 2016

5 days to go for Resilient Cities 2016 - the 7th Global Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation. Download the Session Description Book to get the first taste of what's coming! 

Resilient Cities 2016 Congress Booklet

28 June 2016

Our congress program booklet is now available online. 

Click here to download, find out all the topics that will be discussed, and get ready for the upcoming Resilient Cities 2016 congress.

Visit our program page for additional information on congress forums, session descriptions, and side events.

Special Congress Edition Announcement

23 June 2016

Check out our Special Congress Edition Newsletter.

Click here to read it.

Resilient Cities 2016 Background Papers now available

16 June 2016

Resilient Cities Background Papers are short documents that address particular topics of urban resilience and adaptation to climate change. This year the topics will set up the discussion for the Financing Resilience forum and the valuable researcher-practitioner dialogue to take place at the congress. 

Click here to download this valuable resource and prepare for Resilient Cities 2016!