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Call for Contributions now closed!

20 November 2017


Call for Contributions Resilient Cities 2018 is now closed!


Thank you for submitting your proposals! We look forward to reading and creating the conference program.

Contributors will receive notification regarding the outcomes of their submission in February 2018.


Registrations will open in January. We hope to see you in Bonn in April!

Resilient Cities 2018

Resilient Cities 2018, the 9th Global Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation, is taking place on 26 - 28 April 2018 in Bonn, Germany. The annual forum is organized by ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability and co-hosted with the City of Bonn, Germany.

Resilient Cities 2018 will focus on: 

  • Stocktaking: Reviewing the state of urban resilience and local implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (cross-cutting theme); 
  • Social cohesion: Building resilient urban societies; 
  • Resilient and resource efficient cities: transition toward a circular economy; and
  • Reinventing business as usual: Private sector engagement in resilience building.  

Congress themes also include current and pressing issues such as ecosystem-based adaptation, managing climate-related health risks, data and ICT resilience, and evidence-based adaptation planning. Check the detailed list of themes here.

Resilient Cities 2018 temporary congress page (*Permanent page forthcoming)