On 30 June at 14:00 CEST, join a discussion with city leaders and key experts on the barriers that African cities currently face in accessing finance for climate change adaptation, looking at examples of innovative adaptation finance mechanisms that have been used to enhance the flow of adaptation finance to African cities.
Starting the application of "crisis municipalism" for the first time in Turkey, Izmir Metropolitan Municipality has been the first to publish its measures taken during the COVID-19 struggle in the form of a report and action plan.
Despite being exposed to climate change impacts, the City of Cotonou, Benin, is determined to sustainability through actions such as the Poumon Vert (Green Lung) project, which aims to build a green, clean and resilient city.
How can we develop sustainable, resilient and liveable cities in the face of shocks such as COVID-19? UNICITI has identified three elements of resilience that cities need to strengthen: public spaces, urban agriculture and quality of life.
The quote from Kampala Mayor Erias Lukwago clearly summarizes the shared message of the speakers in the latest webinar of this Africa-focused series: Strengthening knowledge-exchange networks is key to build resilient cities during and after global crises.
This webinar series provides a monthly virtual gathering for the resilience community and urban representatives on best practices and tools in the realm of urban resilience. Check out our YouTube playlist with the recording of the past editions and our webinar page for the upcoming sessions.