Resilient Cities 2012, 3rd Global forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation12-15 May 2012 Bonn, Germany.

Resilient Cities is the global platform for learning, cooperation and networking on all aspects of urban resilience and adaptation to climate change. It is convened by ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability, the City of Bonn, and the World Mayors Council on Climate Change.

The Congress Patrons of Resilient Cities 2012

  • Dr. Joan Clos, Executive Director of UN-HABITAT
  • Margareta Wahlström, Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Disaster Risk Reduction, UNISDRDr.
  • Norbert Röttgen, Federal Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety

Who will be attending?

Participants coming from a wide array of backgrounds are given the opportunity to take an active part in exchanging strategies and sharing experiences, including Mayors, Governors, Councilors, Chiefs of Sustainability Units, Disaster Risk and Emergency Managers, Directors of Resource and Environmental Development, Urban and Regional Planners and Consultants, Private Sector Solutions Providers, Researchers, Municipal Associations and Engineers.

What are the special focus topics?

Urban RiskResilient Building and ConstructionResilient Urban LogisticsFinancing the Resilient CityWhich key speakers will be there?Margareta Wahlström Walter Ammann Daniel Wiener Jane Henley Ayfer BaykalProfessor Khoo Teng Chye.

Where will it take place?

Gustav-Stresemann-Institut e.V.

Langer Grabenweg 68

D-53175 Bonn-Bad Godesberg


When will it take place?

Sunday 13 May 2012 to 15 May 2012 (pre-event on renewable energy on Saturday 12 May 2012)

Register as a media representative at For more information regarding Resilient Cities 2012 visit www.iclei.org/resilient-cities

Download the complete program overview for Resilient Cities 2012.

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