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Third Annual National Conference on Urban Resilience to Climate
November 18, 2018 - November 20, 2018
The Third Annual National Conference on Urban Resilience to Climate Change is expected to bring together experts, practitioners and policy makers to discuss a range of issues related to urban resilience and climate change adaptation. The conference hope to draw attention on how to make cities climate resilient and migrant friendly and how to accommodate the sustainable development goals (SDGs), its governance and collaboration, resources management and climate resilient and migrant friendly infrastructure.
Jointly organized by the International Centre for Climate Change and Development (ICCCAD), Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies (BCAS) and the Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network (ACCCRN), the event will focus on the latest developments in urban resilience policies and practices, challenges and opportunities, and the way forward for cities in Bangladesh to be climate resilient. The conference will provide a befitting platform for participants to network, and build new partnerships to exchange ideas and best practices.
Plenary Sessions (Tentative)
- Social Service for urban climate migrants and vulnerable people
- Urban health
- Cities and regions Talanoa dialogue
- Public-private partnership in building migrant-friendly cities and towns in Bangladesh
- Revisiting national urban development policies and incorporation of emerging issues to achieve SDGs
- Climate change and migration: from problems to solution
Parallel Sessions (Tentative)
- Role of Stakeholders in making migrant-friendly cities and towns
- Waste management
- Multi-stakeholder partnership and collaboration for building migrant friendly cities and towns
- Networking for building migrant-friendly cities and towns
- Financing for building migrant friendly secondary cities and towns
- Role of stakeholders in building migrant friendly cities and towns
- Prioritizing adaptation and local resilience in secondary cities and towns
- Youth and urban resilience
- Generate resilient livelihoods actions and reducing population pressure in large cities
Approximately 500 participants including government officials; academics, researchers and students; private sectors and NGO representatives; urban and regional planners; water and sanitation specialists; civil engineers; disaster risk and emergency managers; and climate change and adaptation experts are expected to join the conference.
Conference date: 18 to 20 November 2018
Deadline for Registration and Application Submission: 1 November 2018