Daring Cities 2020

  • The Context: Heading into Daring Cities 2021

    The first edition of the Daring Cities Forum, convened virtually in September 2020, created a significant awareness on the importance of urban leaders taking on the climate emergency while facing the COVID-19 pandemic. Since Daring Cities 2020, the responses to the COVID-19 pandemic have followed diverse pathways and paces.

  • Beyond Daring Cities 2020 – Blueprint for Urban Leaders Taking on Climate Emergency

    Remarks by Gino Van Begin, Secretary General, ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability: As Secretary General of ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, and on behalf of our Daring Cities partners, the Federal City of Bonn, the German Federal Ministries of Environment and of Economic Cooperation and Development, as well as the State of North Rhine-Westphalia, it is my pleasure and privilege to summarize some of the highlights and outcomes of Daring Cities 2020.

  • Innovate4Cities Day – 15 October 2020

    Have your say about knowledge and innovation needs for city climate ambition: Cities and city representatives: Join us to have your say on the research and innovation needs and opportunities for your region.

  • Featured Daring Cities 2020 Speakers

    Dozens of leaders, experts, activists and thought-leaders from around the world will share their insights, challenges, solutions and visions throughout Daring Cities 2020. Here are just some of the visionaries we will hear from during the event.