WUF 10


Special Session: Enhanced Resilience of the Built Environment and Infrastructure

Wednesday, 12th February, 14.00-16.00. Hall 4, Room D.
It will provide a platform for fostering global partnerships and innovative financial platforms on urban resilience. Examples of resilience strategies and innovative urban resilience tools such as UN-Habitat’s City Resilience Profiling Tool and CityRap, with cities of Dakar (Senegal), Teresina (Brazil) and stakeholders.

Presentation of Urban Resilience Film

Sunday, 9th February, from 18.00, Urban Cinema.
Short documentary exploring resilience building in three different cities across the globe: Maputo, Asunción and Barcelona. Interviews and images demonstrate the impact of risk on local urban populations and showcase the initiatives taken by pro-active local governments to protect life, infrastructure and functionality. Produced by OAK Stories in collaboration with UN-Habitat.

Other sessions

Crisis Prevention and Response in cities: it’s time to take a whole of society approach
(Sunday, 9th February, 12.30-13.30. Hall 2 Room 3)
Making Cities Resilient beyond 2020
(Sunday, 9th February, 14.00-16.00. Hall 2 Room 3)
Launch of UN-Habitat Flagship Programme RISE-UP: Resilient settlements for the urban poor
(Tuesday, 11th February, 12.00-12.45. UN-Habitat Booth)
Action over discourse: global examples of strengthening resilience in fragile and at risk cities
(Monday, 10th February, 12.30-13.30. Hall 2 Room 1)
Building culture of resilience towards urban sustainable development: learning from the experience of cities from Africa, Asia-Pacific, Americas and Arab Regions
(Monday, 10th February, 14.15-15.45. ONE UN)
Spearheading the New Urban Agenda through Community engagement and Resilience
(Tuesday, 11th February, 14.00-16.00. Hall 3 Room 17)