The 4th Resilient Cities Asia-Pacific Congress 2019 started in New Delhi
The 4th Resilient Cities Asia-Pacific Congress 2019 organised by the International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI) and co-hosted by South Delhi Municipal Corporation started in New Delhi.
It will conclude on 17th April 2019.
It offers a lot of innovative solutions that build resilience to climate change at the sub-national level.
Local governments in the Asia Pacific region is the main target of the event.
The RCAP 2019 is a platform for discussing the opportunities and mechanisms of executing the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs).
The proposed themes that have been recognised for RCAP 2019 are:
Integrated climate resilience planning to manage risks and vulnerabilities
Good governance and resilience
Nature-based solutions to adaptation
Climate knowledge brokering
Opportunities for regional networking and collaboration
Sustainable infrastructure development and green growth
Financing mechanisms for Asian cities
About Resilient Cities Asia-Pacific:
♦ It was launched in 2010.
♦ The first three editions conducted in Bangkok, Thailand in February 2015, Malaysia in March 2016 and in Vietnam in December 2017.