Resilient Cities 2010. 1st World Congress on Cities and Adaptation to Climate Change.

28 - 30 May. 2010.

The Congress
ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, the City of Bonn and the World Mayors Council on Climate Change will jointly host Resilient Cities 2010, the first edition of the annual global forum on urban resiliency and adaptation to climate change.

The Congress will be held on 28-30 May 2010 in Bonn, Germany, between the Carbon Expo in Cologne (26-28 May) and the UN Climate Talks in Bonn (31 May – 11 June 2010).

Resilient Cities 2010 will be a prime opportunity to share the latest scientific findings, state-of-the-art approaches and effective programs on climate change adaptation and resilience-building in cities and urbanized areas.

ICLEI is the first Local Government network to support the UNFCCC Nairobi Work Programme on Adaptation. The Resilient Cities Congress series represents ICLEI Action Pledge towards the objectives and expected outcomes of the Nairobi Work Programme.

ICLEI has formed a partnership with leading organizations to provide a global platform for sharing knowledge and experiences on a variety of themes.

Case examples of local adaptation practice will illustrate approaches and experiences.

Resilient Cities 2010 will enhance exchange, learning, networking, debate and policy development on approaches and solutions to climate change adaptation for cities and local governments.

It also aims at setting the direction for future planning of and investment in urban infrastructure. The event will bring about policy propositions and impulses for innovation.

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