Raising Resilience in Urban Areas

By on 11/17/2015

2 Dec. (Resilience Day), 12-13:30, Dutch Pavilion (hosted by the Dutch government)

The objective of the session is to give a platform to city leaders to highlight their progress on strengthening the resilience of their communities and economies.

Convening a panel of high-level stakeholders across government and financial and development institutions, the session will activate a new platform for knowledge exchange by showcasing how cities across the world are fostering innovative, transformative resilience solutions.

The session will further illuminate new opportunities for collaboration among cities and a wide range of partners to turn strategic plans into action and unlock investment opportunities.

Speakers include high-level representatives from:

  • Dutch Government
  • UN-Habitat
  • World Economic Forum
  • World Resources Institute
  • World Bank
  • Rockefeller Foundation
  • OECD
  • UNISDR. 

Invited Mayors/Cities include:

  • Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Byblos, Lebanon
  • Mexico City, Mexico
  • New Orleans, USA
  • Paris, France
  • Rotterdam, Netherlands

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