An opportunity for experience learning to complete Resilience Strategy from 100RC Regional Summit

The Regional Summit under the framework of the “100 resilient cities” program took place in Singapore between 12 and 15 July 2016. The summit received more than 50 delegates from 11 Asian-Pacific cities, 100RC Management Board and Platform Partners from Europe, Asia and America.

At the summit, delegates from member cities shared their processes in building resilience against shocks and stresses. Challenges facing these cities were also mentioned, and they are both inner issues of each certain city and common issues to the world such as climate change, water shortage, urban planning without integration…

This is a great chance for representatives of member cities to meet potential partners in order to find solutions and resources to overcome obstacles in designing and implementing their Resilience Strategy. Participants learned existing models and lessons from Singapore in building resilience regarding green urban planning, domestic water supply… At the summit, Da Nang delegation met and discussed the draft of the city’s Resilience Strategy and how to leverage international funding and resources in order to implement the Strategy, with high-level managers of 100RC. The city delegation exchanged ideas with private companies and public organizations as well such as Arcadis (Netherlands), World Resources Institute, Swiss Re…

This is a huge opportunity for the Strategy team of Da Nang to complete the Resilience Strategy with specific inovatives and actions to submit it to Da Nang People’s Committee for announcement in the late August or the early September of 2016.

Some photos taken from the summit:

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Mr. Michael Berkowits – President of 100RC

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Mr. Dinh Quang Cuong, Da Nang CRO and Director of Da Nang Climate Change Coordination Office

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By Dinh Quang Cuong, Da Nang CCCO

Source: Da Nang CCCO

Da Nang Climate Change Coordination Office (Da Nang CCCO)

Mr. Dinh Quang Cuong, Director

Address: 13th Floor, Da Nang Administrative Centre, 24 Tran Phu Str., Hai Chau Dist., Da Nang City

Phone: 0511.3888508 – Fax: 0511.3825321

Email: danang.ccco@gmail.com – Website: http://ccco.danang.gov.vn/

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