Making Cities Resilient 2030: Unleashing the potential of networking in disaster prevention – Bonn as a future resilience hub

@BonnGlobal Workshops – Climate change induced disasters challenge cities around the world. The United Nations Programme for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) has launched the Making Cities Resilient Campaign 2030 during Daring Cities 2020. Cities assuming the role of resilience hub act as multiplicators within the campaign, showcasing their work and sharing insights, expertise and best… Read More

Shifting to female-driven climate action

@BonnGlobal Workshops – Gender@International Bonn is an institutional network for gender equality based in Bonn. The Panel showcases how mainstreaming gender into climate action and gender-just climate budgeting can be beneficial in order to master the Climate Emergency. Starting with the need to unleash the potential of women for better climate action, the panelists comment… Read More

Land value capture: A financial tool to promote inclusive development

This session introduces the fundamentals of land value capture (LVC) and demonstrates how governments can use it to finance local climate mitigation and adaptation investments, including public transit, green infrastructure, and flood resilience. The session showcases different LVC tools that subnational governments can use to fund climate-positive infrastructure. Citing on-the-ground examples that facilitate peer learning,… Read More

Lasting climate resilience: A deeper look at climate insurance linked resilient infrastructure finance and urban infrastructure insurance facility

  Cities are on the frontline of financial resilience challenges. These include liquidity challenges on an immediate basis for response, a lack of financing in relation to climate risks, and the existing fiscal constraints that hinder investment in pre-disaster preparation measures, such as insurance products. Through this workshop, UNCDF and ICLEI share two approaches, the… Read More

Bold Circular Development as Daring Climate Action

In order to access the video, you must create an account on or log-in. The session addresses two challenges that cities face during their transition to a circular and zero-carbon city: industrial waste circularity and food waste recovery. Speakers from China and Europe share their experiences in utilizing local circular economy measures, and how… Read More