CityNet to hold cities’ exchange on urban resilience

Learn from city peers and experts in Northeast Asia as they manage unprecedented floods, typhoons, and other disasters in their cities and cope with the impact as CityNet organizes an online series on Urban Resilience on December 1 and 3, 2020.

The Urban Resilience Practices from Northeast Asia Lecture Series will showcase successful local urban resilience programmes on cross-cutting themes, such as disaster preparedness, emergency management, and long-term post-disaster recovery. The webinar will also share lessons and inform decision makers and practitioners on common success factors towards understanding and building capacities for urban resilience for cities in the Asia-Pacific.

The first session will feature lectures on climate resilience and flood mitigation. For Session 2, CityNet partners, Yonsei University and Korea Associates Business Consultancy, will report their latest tools that will help enhance urban resilience processes in cities. Finally, Session 3 will feature lectures from Chinese, Japanese, and Korean cities. Session on climate resilience and flood mitigation will feature on Day 1.

The webinar is open to local government officials who work in the field of urban resilience. Academic researchers, civil society and private sector actors who are interested in the field are also encouraged to attend.

Please note that the first session will be presented in Chinese with simultaneous English interpretation. Sessions 2 and 3 will be presented in English, with simultaneous Chinese and Korean interpretation.

Please register at our Zoom meeting link: http://bit.ly/UrbanResiliencePractices, or scan the QR code above. The deadline for registration is on November 23, 2020 (Monday).

Share This

2020.10.27

NEWS

RECENT POSTS

2 days ago

CITYNET

📣UNITAR CIFAL Jeju is holding a #VirtualWorkshop series on #SocialProtection, with a spotlight on #InformalWorkers. The event will take place on three sessions from March 18-25, at 3 PM KST.

📝Register before March 12: www.cifaljeju.org/bbs/board.php?bo_table=sub05_3&wr_id=105

While fighting the spread of #COVID19, countering measures like lockdowns and social distancing have affected informal workers disproportionately, who suffered from a higher risk of falling into extreme #poverty, as their economic activities were severely disrupted by those measures.

Informal workers usually work in poor occupational safety and health surroundings with poor access to social protection services. They are easily exposed to the risk of illness and injury. Even before the pandemic, access to healthcare was almost out of reach for these workers because the cost of such services was far too high for their earning.

This virtual event will discuss various approaches to social protection with a focus on informal workers in the pandemic situation, and explore how social protection can be applied in different contexts. Participants will be given an opportunity to share their own case studies and get engaged in designing #ActionPlans for better implementation of social protection strategies in line with their own national and local context.
... See MoreSee Less

#ICDI's #SustainableCityMainForum2021 on #SustainableRecovery will be held on Mar 24, 2021 from 3:50 to 7 PM (GMT+9)! CityNet SG, Vijay Jagannathan will be delivering opening remarks.

To participate please register via this link:https://reurl.cc/DvXD7O

@IcdiSecretariat