28.05.2010 – 30.05.2010 | Call for contribution: Resilient Cities 2010 Congress, Bonn

Local Governments for Sustainability, together with the City of Bonn and in cooperation with many partner organizations, will host Resilient Cities 2010, the annual global forum on urban resiliency and adaptation to climate change.

The Congress will be held on 28-30 May 2010 in Bonn, Germany, preceding the UN climate talks in Bonn, which are scheduled for 31 May – 11 June 2010. Deadline for the Call for contribution is the 31 December 2009.

Resilient Cities 2010 is the first edition of an annual convention to share the latest scientific findings, effective approaches and state-of-the-art programs on climate change adaptation and resilience-building in cities and urbanized areas.

Partners will convene to share knowledge and experiences on a variety of themes.

Case examples of local adaptation practice on all six themes will illustrate approaches and experiences.

Resilient Cities 2010 will enhance exchange, learning, networking, debate and policy development on approaches and solutions to climate change adaptation for cities and municipalities.

It also aims at setting the direction for future planning and investment at the local level. The event will bring about policy propositions and impulses for innovation.

Please find additional information on the congress website www.iclei.org/bonn2010.

Contact:

ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability
Kaiser-Friedrich-Straße 7
53113 Bonn
Germany

Tel: +49 – 228 / 97 62 99 28

Fax: +49 – 228 / 97 62 99 01

bonn2010@iclei.org