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ISO publishes its first document in the area of urban resilience

2020
UN Habitat led the early development of this framework, which involved extensive testing and modelling in urban areas all over the world, and the refinement and improvement of data acquisition, use and application...

REVOLVE: Leading the charge in urban resilience

29 May 2019
Blog entry by Esteban Leon, Head of the City Resilience Profiling Programme.

RESCCUE blog: UN-Habitat contribution

March 21st, 2019
Blog entry by UN-Habitat on the role of global resilience initiatives on local resilience.

Portal of the Republic of Sakha: UN-Habitat delegation arrived in Yakutsk

January 25th, 2019
Portal of the Republic of Sakha: UN-Habitat delegation arrived in Yakutsk

El Pais: Reflexiones sobre resiliencia urbana

December 2018
El Pais on Barcelona Resilience Days

Diputación de Barcelona: BRW

30 November 2018
Diputación de Barcelona on Barcelona Resilience Week 2018

UN-Habitat: BRW Vanuatu agreement

November 2018
UN-Habitat on the agreement made between Port Vila, Vanuatu, and its Urban Resilience Programme at Barcelona Resilience Week 2018

UN-Habitat: BRW Outcomes

November 2018
UN-Habitat on the outcomes of Barcelona Resilience Week 2018

Thomson Reuters: Cities develop code for a smarter future

23 November 2018
Thomson Reuters on technology for creating Smarter Cities, featuring CRPP Head, Esteban Leon

Universitat Internacional de Catalunya: IFoU

November 2018
Universitat Internacional de Catalunya on the International Forum on Urbanism

Basque Centre for Climate Change: IFoU

November 2018
Basque Centre for Climate Change on the International Forum on Urbanism

Urban Resilience Research Network: IFoU

Urban Resilience Research Network on the International Forum on Urbanism

Reframing Urban Resilience Implementation: IFoU

November 2018
Reframing Urban Resilience Implementation on Barcelona Resilience Week 2018

Prime Production: BRW

November 018
Prime Production on Barcelona Resilience Week 2018

This Day: BRW

October 2018
This Day on Barcelona Resilience Week 2018

International Institute for Sustainable Development: BRW

International Institute for Sustainable Development on Barcelona Resilience Week 2018

UCLG: BRW

November 2018
UCLG on Barcelona Resilience Week 2018

Resilient Regions: BRW

November 2018
Resilient Regions on Barcelona Resilience Week 2018

Urban Gateway: BRW

November 2018
Urban Gateway on Barcelona Resilience Week 2018

ReliefWeb: BRW

11 November 2018
ReliefWeb on Barcelona Resilience Week 2018

Diputación de Barcelona - Sostenible: BRW

9 November 2018
Diputació de Barcelona - Sostenible on Barcelona Resilience Week 2018

UN-Habitat: BRW

UN-Habitat on Barcelona Resilience Week 2018

Enginyers BCN: BRW

6 November 2018
Enginyers BCN on Barcelona Resilience Week 2018

Naija Curator: BRW

15 October 2018
Naija Curator (Nigeria) on Barcelona Resilience Week 2018

La Vanguardia: Esteban Leon on resilient and 'smart' cities

October 2018
La Vanguardia: Esteban Leon on resilient and 'smart' cities

ELISAVA: BRW

November 12, 2018
Article by ELISAVA on Barcelona Resilience Week 2018

Sant Pau Recinte Modernista: BRW

March, 2018
Article by Sant Pau Recinte Modernista on Barcelona Resilience Week 2018

Urban Nature Labs: BRW

November 11, 2018
Article by Urban Nature Labs on Barcelona Resilience Week 2018

RESCCUE: BRW

19th November 2018
Article by RESCCUE on Barcelona Resilience Week 2018

LabCities: BRW

November, 2018
Article by LabCities on Barcelona Resilience Week 2018

Pla Estratègic Metropolità de Barcelona: Barcelona Resilience Week

Pla Estratègic Metropolità de Barcelona: Barcelona Resilience Week

Sant Pau Knowledge Centre: BRW 2018

12 November 2018
Article by Sant Pau Knowledge Centre on Barcelona Resilience Week 2018

UNISDR: Progress under spotlight at Resilience Week

13 November 2018
UNISDR article on Barcelona Resilience Week 2018

UNISDR: Steering Meeting of the Making Cities Resilient Campaign

11 November 2018
UNISDR article on the Steering Meeting of the Making Cities Resilient Campaign

UCLG: Barcelona Resilience Week

20 November 2018
Article by UCLG on Barcelona Resilience Week 2018.

Ciudades para la gente y el planeta

October 2018

El Día Mundial de las Ciudades centra el debate en cómo crear ciudades más sostenibles y resilientes - El País.

Barcelona celebra el Dia Mundial de les Ciutats

October 2018
By  Esteban Leon – Chief a.i. Risk Reduction Unit Head, City Resilience Profiling Programme (CRPP) UN-Habitat.  

El Pais: Ciudades Incluyentes

May 9th, 2018

La cultura puede ayudar a las urbes a generar un sistema más fuerte de convivencia y desarrollo

UNWebTV: Resilient Cities Humanitarian Development Nexus

May 2nd, 2018
Resilient cities: strengthening the humanitarian-development nexus Side Event during the 2018 ECOSOC Integration Segment

Mon Planeta: Protecting cities from Natural Disasters

April 23, 2018
Article by Mon Planeta on CRPP.

Ciudad Sostenible: featuring UN-Habitat's resilience work

2018
Feature in Ciudad Sostenible on Trends in Urban Resilience

Món Planeta: UN-Habitat in Sant Pau

April 14, 2018
Article by El Món on Sant Pau institutions

World Water Council: Asuncion featured

March 19, 2018
The flagship publication by the WWCouncil has features UN-Habitat's work with Asuncion as a good case of water resilience.

RESCCUE: Launching the Hub

February 13th, 2018
Announcing the launch of the Urban Resilience Hub by UN-Habitat

UNESCO: Building the case for urban resilience with UN-Habitat

February 13th, 2018
"Without culture, people cannot recover from disasters", Deputy Director of the Heritage Division in UNESCO

Sant Pau: Urban Resilience Hub launch

February 14th, 2018
The Knowledge Centre of Sant Pau's take on the Urban Resilience Hub

UN TV: Launch of Resilience Hub

February 13, 2018
Press Conference at the 9th World Urban Forum on the Launch of the Urban Resilience Hub

Ciudades Resilientes: estar en forma es la mejor defensa

January 2018
Esteban León nos describe en este podcast el enfoque a partir de un modelo que describe como de "multiamenazas" para crear y fortalecer capacidades en ciudades del mundo...

Barcelona City Council: Dan Lewis on Refugees

2016
Dan Lewis: "Refugees can contribute to the social and cultural wealth of the city"

RESCCUE: UN-Habitat hosts the exhibition

2017
UN-Habitat, an important member of the RESCCUE family, through its City Resilience Profiling Programme (CRPP)

Ykt.Ru: Analysing Resilience in Yakutsk

2017
Yakutsk was included in the project of the UN-Habitat Urban Resilience Programme.

Metropolis: Urban Resilience session coverage

Metropolis, a global network of major cities and metropolitan areas, invited UN-Habitat to contribute to a session on urban resilience.  

Zilient: Interview with Esteban Leon

Interview with UN-Habitat's Esteban Leon by Zilient on the need to support local governments face the challenges of urbanization.

Diputación de Barcelona: World Cities Day 2017

Coverage of the World Cities Day Celebrations 2017 from the Diputacio de Barcelona

Sant Pau: World Cities Day 2017

Coverage by the Sant Pau Art Nouveau Site of the World Cities Day Celebration 2017.

Time Out: World Cities Day 2017

Coverage from Time Out of the World Cities Day celebration 2017  

Barcelona City Council: World Cities Day 2017

Coverage of the World Cities Day celebration 2017 by Barcelona City Council.  

Axa: Marking World Habitat Day

2017
Axa coverage of the agreement signed between the insurance company and UN-Habitat

UN-Habitat Mexico: Resilient Cities Network in Mexico

2016
Interview with the Head of CRPP office of UN-Habitat on resilient cities networks.

UNISDR: session 2017 Global Platform for DRR

Video of the Land Use and Spatial Planning session at the 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction  

Zilient: Article on the true cost of disasters

Article with comment by Dan Lewis of UN-Habitat on the true cost of disasters for governments.

Zilient: webinar Dodging Disaster

Full recording of the the webinar, Dodging Disaster: How can we build a safer world for all?

Generalitat de Catalunya: Where will we go? Exhibition

Coverage of the Exhibition 'Where will we go?" by the Generalitat de Catalunya

Gov of Catalonia: Conference of "Climate Futures"

2017
Conference 'Climate Futures: Financing the Low-carbon Energy Transition' and inauguration of the exhibition 'Where are we going?'

YKTN.ru: UN-Habitat project started in Yakutsk

2017
Experts of UN-Habitat will analyse the city in terms of risks.

RuNews24: Yakutsk will participate in the program of UN-Habitat

2017
The agreement was signed between mayor of Yakutsk and the head of the program Dan Lewis.

TASS: Yakuts is the first city in Russia working with UN-Habitat

2017
Yakutsk became the first city in Russia to sign an agreement with UN-Habitat to implement the City Resilience Profiling Programme.

IISD: UN-Habitat Showcases City Resilience Profiling Programme

Article from the SDG Knowledge Hub by IISD announcing City Resilience Profiling Tool.

Beteve.cat: Esteban Leon about UN-Habitat

2016
Esteban León, Technical Adviser of the UN-HABITAT programme discussing the Programme's action

Sant Pau: Exhibition: Where will we go?

2017
The City Resilience Profiling Programme (UN-HABITAT/CRPP),one of the resident institutions at the Knowledge Centre, presents the exhibition Where will we go?

Urban Gateway: UN-Habitat partner cities

Urban Gateway announcing partnerships between UN-Habitat and ten cities to build resilience