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Highlights of Resilient Cities Day 1, June 2015

Cities emphasize need for adaptation action at opening of Resilient Cities 2015

Resilient Cities 2015 was opened with a local and global focus – or, as Mayor Jürgen Nimptsch of Bonn put it, a “glocal” focus.

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“Selecting the Spicy Indicators”

How can data best be used? What are the limits of standards? A workshop on the new ISO 37120 raised a number of fascinating questions on the first day of Resilient Cities 2015.

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“Feeling is believing”

The message that stuck at this session for participatory governance and multi-stakeholder approaches for resilience building was: “feeling is believing”.

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Private sector cooperation in Piura, Santo Domingo, and Nacala

One of the recurring subjects of a session on how three cities have been working within the USAID CRIS program to enhance resilience (especially towards sea-level rise and precipitation/drought extremes) was how to include the private sector in climate resilient urban planning.

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Voices in the corridor: 8 June 2015

Question: Where do you see the social in resilience?

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