Water resources management is of ever increasing importance due to changes brought about by climate change. The problems are espeically acute in cities. Recent water crises in Cape Town, Sao Paulo underline how the problem is already affecting global cities, and as urban populations continue to grow, other cities will soon be facing similar issues. […]
The Addis Ababa Water Resilience Profile represents an opportunity to continue regional efforts to build resilience capacity and explore strategies, through multiple lenses, to improve the water security of the region. The actions identified provide a foundational architecture upon which stakeholders can build upon by means of policies, projects, and continued coordinated work. The insights […]
The Resilience Shift and our strategic partners, Resilience First and the International Coalition for Sustainable Infrastructure (ICSI), were excited to present a number of sessions at the conference, covering a range of topics relevant to resilience in urban infrastructure. Recordings of each session are available to stream now.
We are excited to be presenting a number of sessions at the #Innovate4Cities conference this month, ahead of COP26. Co-hosted by UN-Habitat and the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy (GCoM), the Innovate4Cities conference will be the leading gathering on urban solutions and implementation pathways by and for cities, researchers, policy makers, businesses, innovators and students in 2021.
Africa Climate Week kicked off with a Sunday conversation about urban water resilience with Peter Willis and Martin Shouler, behind two major initiatives connected by the City of Cape Town’s Day Zero water crisis.
An informal discussion with Peter Willis and Martin Shouler will explore their insights into the links between urban water resilience and City resilience, through the lens of their work with the City of Cape Town.
In this session at World Water Week, we explore three city case studies using governance, spatial analysis and machine learning approaches to deliver resilient, blue-green growth in Addis Ababa, Hull and Shanghai. With Louise Ellis, The Resilience Shift and Arup, Living with Water Partnership/Hull & East Riding’s Lee Pitcher, Resilient Cities Network’s Katrin Bruebach (moderating), the Shanghai Urban Construction Design and Research Institute’s Xiaoxuan Ma, and the World Resources Institute’s Rogier van den Berg.
The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted businesses all over the world and organisations such as The Welding Institute have had to shift to a new way of working to bolster their resilience and adaptive capacity.