Building Resilient Cities

Cities worldwide face incredible challenges and opportunities due to demographic shifts, resource depletion, climate change, and economic volatility. To respond effectively, cities need to be even more adaptable, efficient, sustainable, and connected - to become ‘smarter’ and more resilient. We help facilitate that change.

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Contributors

Brian Field

European Investment Bank

Mikele Brack

Sustainable Cities and Energy

Brenda Webster

Waterfront Toronto

Events

EU-China Urbanisation Training

Brian Kilkelly has been invited to return to China this July to support a ‘train the trainers’ programme in Beijing for city leaders. Organised by the Chinese Academy of Governance and the European Union Policy Dialogues Support Facility II, the session are designed to support the sharing of knowledge between Europe and China on urbanisation issues.

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UN Climate Change Conference

Brian Kilkelly, World Cities Network will be a facilitator at the ‘Technical Expert Meeting on Urban environment’ on Tuesday 10th of June.

Categories: Meet the experts, Technology, Environment, Finance systems, Governance, Bonn

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Knowledge

Action Plan for Cities

World Cities Network and our hosts the City of London gathered city leaders and global corporations last week in London to create an action plan for resilient and vibrant cities and to celebrate the World Infrastructure Awards 2014.

Categories: Engineering, Architecture, Transport, Design, Economy, Environment, People, Living, Governance, Risk, Technology, Funding, Energy and water, Regulation

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