1. The 10th webinar "Envisioning the future and enabling paradigm shift" aims at discussing how major global challenges, including: urbanization, sustainability, pandemics, development and climate change, are going to affect our future. The lessons learned from the current pandemic crises can help us to define how to enable a paradigm shift leading to a radical transformation of the way in which we image, plan, manage and live or cities.

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  2. The 9th webinar "Finance and jobs for just transition" is tackling key aspects related to finance, insurance and jobs in the frame of just resilient transition, more specifically how urban climate investment can support a green and just transition; the relation between built environment, urban livelihoods and labour; financial risk transfer mechanisms, social bonds and climate risk insurance.

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  3. The 8th webinar "Knowledge brokerage through partnerships and networks" aims at discussing how networks and partnerships can strength urban resilience transition through exchange of knowledge. The panellists will share their direct experience from a practice and policy-making perspective, including on: establishing bilateral city-to-city partnerships, participation in multi-city networks and global initiatives as the Nairobi work programme on impacts, vulnerability, and adaptation to climate change, the UNFCCC knowledge-to-action hub for climate resilience and adaptation.

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  4. The 7th webinar "Tools and methods for climate action plans and transformative participation " aims at presenting and discussing three different tools/approaches to enhance urban resilience at local level through capacity building and action plans. Climate Technology Centre and Network / Anthesis Lavola will focus on conducting diagnosis of vulnerability to climate change and developing energy and climate action plans; Adapt-Chile will address the value of ludic approaches for enhancing participation, specifically in groups where hierarchies may limit interaction; UN-Habitat will present the CityRAP tool for training city managers and municipal technicians to understand and plan actions aimed at reducing risk and building resilience through the elaboration of a City Resilience Action Plan.

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  5. The 6th webinar "Harmonizing multi-level governance: vertical and horizontal integration" aims at discussing barriers and opportunities for multi-level governance, strengthening the collaboration between: international, national and sub-national levels; mainstream urban resilience across departments within the same administration; favor the collaboration with stakeholders. Ultimately the webinar will discuss the importance of multi-level governance for empowering action for urban resilience.

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The Webinar series: 'Urban Resilience. Facing global crisis at time of pandemic'.


This webinar series is intended as a space for an emergent dialogue between policymakers, researchers, and practitioners debating how urban resilience can increase the ability of urban systems to respond to major global challenges.

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