12. – 15.05.2012 | ICLEI, World Mayors Council on Climate Change and the City of Bonn: Resilient Cities 2012. Open call for contributions: Deadline: 31 December 2011

    ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, the World Mayors Council on Climate Change and the City of Bonn are pleased to announce the new edition of the Resilient Cities congress series, the annual global forum on urban resilience.

    Resilient Cities 2012
    3rd World Congress on Cities and Adaptation to Climate Change
    12-15 May 2012, Bonn, Germany
    Preceding and during the UNFCCC Bonn Climate Talks (14 to 26 May 2012)

    We are now officially opening the call for contributions for the 2012 congress and welcome proposals for presentations, panels, workshops, posters and co-events.

    Adaptation and resilience-building experts willing to contribute shaping the Resilient Cities 2012 program are invited to submit their contributions using the online submission system available on the congress website.
    The themes for the call for contributions are:

    • Urban risk assessment and management
    • Socio-economic dimensions of climate change adaptation
    • Institutional dimensions
    • Strategy, policy integration and mainstreaming
    • Urban adaptation planning and practice: Experiences and solutions (including urban design)
    • Resilient infrastructure (including urban logistics)
    • Financing the resilient city

    The submission deadline is 31 December 2011. Don’t miss your chance to shape the program: send your contribution now! 

    To discover the achievements and learning of the past event, we invite you to download the congress report of Resilient Cities 2011. Also, please visit the photo gallery to see the proactive spirit that enlivened the past congress.

    For additional information, visit the Resilient Cities 2012 website or contact resilient.cities@iclei.org