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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Knowledge

Accelerating Urban Innovations

World Cities Network is delighted to announce a collaboration with Eurbanlab. On the 25th and 26th of November, we will bring our respective networks together to create the inaugural Eurbanlab Community conference – ‘Accelerate 2014’. Join us.

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Cities at the forefront of Europe's high-tech industry

During Expo Real this week in Munich, several of Europe's leading high-tech cities gathered to share experience on their approaches to stimulate thriving and innovative business environments for global firms and local start-ups. These are the very cities hosting the world famous Amazon, Angry Birds, Google, Michelin, Nokia, and Philips.

Categories: Transport, Design, Economy, Mobility, Environment, Governance, Technology, Business, Energy and water, Amsterdam

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