ICLEI: 2nd World Congress "Resilient Cities 2011". Last chance to register.

ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, the World Mayors Council on Climate Change and the City of Bonn are delighted to invite you to the Resilient Cities 2011 congress on 3-5 June 2011 in Bonn, Germany.

Resilient Cities 2011 – Highlights

  • Speakers – Marcelo Ebrard, Mayor of Mexico City and Chair of the World Mayors Council on Climate Change, Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary, UNFCCC, Bo Asmus Kjeldgaard, Mayor for the Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark, Margareta Wahlström, United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction; Member of the Resilient Cities Steering Board, Michael Liès, Chairman Global Partnerships, Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd, Didas Massaburi, Mayor, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  • Mayors Adaptation ForumThe exclusive gathering of local leaders. Join Mexico City, Dar es Salaam, Copenhagen, Harare, Suwon City, Lagos State and many more. Ahead of the UN climate talks in Bonn, Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the UNFCCC, will be a special guest to the Forum.
  • The Reality Check WorkshopsAdaptation on the ground.  Lagos State, Semarang, London and Ho Chi Minh City present and discuss their adaptation plans.
  • Report launchesICLEI Global Report “Financing the Resilient City”, UN-HABITAT Global Report “Human Settlements on Cities and Climate Change”, ARC3 report “Climate Change and Cities”.

Take a look at the program.

What to expect?

  • More than 50 session….
  • …3 key congress plenaries…
  • …30 cities at the Mayors Adaptation Forum 2011…
  • …4 Strategy Dialogues…
  • …over 50 cities featured in the progam…
  • …representing all 7 regions of the world…
  • …working together on making our cities more resilient and adapt to climate change.

Secure your place for 3-5 June. Register now!

For additional information visit www.iclei.org/bonn2011 or contact bonn2011@iclei.org