Upcoming Events

ICLEI Resilient Cities Congress 2017

6-8 May 2017, Bonn, Germany - Resilient Cities 2017 will explore current and pressing issues for urban resilience and adaptation to climate change such as climate-related health risks, internal displacement and forced migration, and risk transfer and insurance as they represent serious challenges where further attention and support is needed. The congress will delve further into these topics, while continuing to track progress on financing resilience, DRR planning and policy, mechanisms for measuring, reporting and accelerating action for resilience building.

Geneva Peace Week 2017

6-19 November 2017, Geneva, Switzerland - Geneva Peace Week is a collective action initiative facilitated by the United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG), the Graduate Institute for International and Development Studies, and the Geneva Peacebuilding Platform in collaboration with the Swiss Confederation. By synchronizing events on different topics related to the promotion of peace during one week, Geneva Peace Week attempts to maximize synergies between organizations in Geneva, focused on the cross-cutting nature of peace.

Forum de l'action internationale des collectivités

9-10 October 2017, Paris, France - These meetings will focus on the internationalization of local and regional authorities and should enhance the international heritage of local authorities in the field of solidarity and development, and show the rapid developments in the old decentralized cooperation. At the same time, we will have to account for the inevitable internationalization of the territories as well as the new demands of members.

World Reconstruction Conference 3

6-8 June, Brussels, Belgium - The third edition of the World Reconstruction Conference (WRC3) brings attention to the increasingly recognized importance of disaster recovery practices, as evidenced by the Sendai Framework’s Priority 4. Co-organized by the World Bank’s Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the European Union, the United Nations Development Programme and the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States, the conference builds on the success of the first two WRCs held in 2011, in Geneva and again in 2014 in Washington.

Past Events

Cities in Crisis / Crisis in Cities

One UN Pavilion, Room A

“Cities in Crisis/Crisis in Cities” will feature two panel discussion on how implementation of the New Urban Agenda can advance the work of the Global Alliance for Urban Crises, with a focus on the humanitarian-development and recovery nexus, in an effort to adapt humanitarian action to an urban world and leave no city behind.