Partners’ Events

Upcoming events organized by Resilient Cities Partners



5 Feb – 2nd Massive Online Open Course (MOOC), Financing Infrastructure in African Cities.

This FREE online course by the Institute for Housing and Urban Development (IHS) at Rotterdam Erasmus University covers 5 modules over the course of 5 weeks, starting from February 5th. IHS’s latest MOOC aims at equipping participants with the knowledge to advise local governments on methods of mobilizing finances to invest in new infrastructure projects.
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7 to 13 Feb – 9th World Urban Forum

The World Urban Forum (WUF) is a non-legislative technical forum convened by the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) held since 2002. It is recognized as the foremost global arena for interaction among policymakers, local government leaders, non-governmental organizations and expert practitioners in the field of sustainable urban development and human settlements.



5 to 6 Mar – 20th International Conference on Disaster and Emergency Management

The 20th International Conference on Disaster and Emergency Management aims at bringing together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Disaster and Emergency Management. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the field.

5 to 7 Mar – Cities and Climate Change Science Conference Forum

The CitiesIPCC Cities and Climate Change Science Conference aims to assess the state of academic and practice-based knowledge related to cities and climate change, and to establish a global research agenda based on the joint identification of key gaps by the academic, practitioner and urban policy-making communities

19 to 23 Mar – 2018 World Water Forum to convene in Brazil

The World Water Forum, as the world’s largest water-related event, will feature a sub-process to engage judges and prosecutors in discussing and implementing pro-active processes to tackle water challenges.

21 to 22 March – Procura+ Seminar 2018

The Procura+ Seminar will bring together Procura+ Network participants, practitioners, experts, and policy makers from across Europe. An interactive programme offers the chance to explore procurement concepts and issues through the lens of real-life examples and experiences, take part in dynamic and interactive sessions, and build capacity to procure more strategically



4 to 6 Apr – NAP Expo: Advancing National Adaptation Plans

The next NAP Expo will be held from 4-6 April 2018 in Bonn. It will be organized by the Least Developed Countries Expert Group (LEG) with inputs from the Adaptation Committee, the global support programmes for NAPs, and many other partner organizations.