ICLEI: First-ever global forum on cities and adaptation launching on 28 May 2010 in Bonn, Germany

Adapting to dramatic implications of climate change is a monumental challenge facing cities of the 21st Century. The first global forum on this topic, „Resilient Cities 2010″ will be held at the Gustav-Stresemann-Institut in Bonn from 28-30 May 2010. The Congress is jointly convened by ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, the City of Bonn and the World Mayors Council on Climate Change.

Resilient Cities 2010 will highlight the critical role cities must play in global adaptation to climate change. The Congress will
showcase the latest scientific findings, state-of-the-art tools and most effective programs in mastering climate adaptation in cities

Visit the Resilient Cities 2010 website for complete details:


The full congress program is available in PDF form:


For more information, or to request interviews, contact:

Emma Wadland
Tel. +49-228 / 976 299-18
Fax +49-228 / 976 299-01
Email: media@iclei.org

The Congress organizer, ICLEI, is the world’s leading local
government association engaging cities in programs addressing climate
change. It works with over 1,100 member metropolises, cities, towns,
counties and regions in 70 countries on sustainable development and
environmental initiatives. ICLEI’s headquarters is in Bonn, Germany.