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    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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