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City resilience officers form global coalition for recovery

City resilience officers form global coalition for recovery

The Global Resilient Cities Network’s initiative offers a platform to cities and other urban centres to engage in short- and long-term planning for a sustained, resilient recovery.

Cities create online hubs to connect citizens during coronavirus crisis

Cities create online hubs to connect citizens during coronavirus crisis

Austin in the US and Wyndham in Australia are combatting practical issues and mental strain arising from the Covid-19 outbreak with the help of online community hubs.

Chief resilience officers announce the Global Resilient Cities Network

Chief resilience officers announce the Global Resilient Cities Network

It is comprised of member cities and experts from the former 100 Resilient Cities programme and supports a community of resilience practitioners in 98 cities and 40 countries.

Foundation pledges $1 million for ideas that help to use data for civic engagement

Foundation pledges $1 million for ideas that help to use data for civic engagement

The Knight Foundation wants to spark civic dialogue and enable citizens to hold governments and other institutions accountable.

Facebook expands local alert tool within the US

Facebook expands local alert tool within the US

The tool has been designed to help local authorities to communicate urgent, need-to-know information when it directly affects people in their communities.

Portland's smart city team launches equity consulting advisors project

Portland's smart city team launches equity consulting advisors project

Equity consulting advisors will participate as members of the smart cities steering committee and help to evaluate proposed projects and shape long-term partnerships.