The theatre of action and opportunity for solutions in pursuit of the Sustainable Development Goals has ‘gravitated towards urban centres’. Many of these solutions will be through policymakers and their partners adopting more ‘systems-based’ approaches
Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030)
United Nations Development Programme - Headquarters
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Office in Incheon for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction
United Nations Human Settlements Programme - Headquarters
Officials from municipalities in Bosnia & Herzegovina and Serbia gathered in the Province of Potenza for a two-day workshop to exchange best practices on local-level resilience building, as part of Making Cities Resilient 2030 (MCR2030) initiative.
A new MCR2030 report recommends ways to protect cities’ from pandemics, a task complicated by climate change and economic woes. The policy brief on COVID-19 preparedness at local level explains how to incorporate pandemics into strategies for DRR.
The 7th annual meeting of a working group on Resilient Cities in Portugal brought together officials, academics, and researchers to share knowledge and best practices on reducing disaster risk and adapting to climate change impacts.