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THIRD ANNUAL NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON URBAN RESILIENCE TO CLIMATE CHANGE

November 18 - November 20

3rd UrbanCC

THIRD ANNUAL NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON URBAN RESILIENCE TO CLIMATE CHANGE: Building Climate-Resilient, Migrant-Friendly Cities and Towns

18 to 20 November 2018

Venue:  Institute of Architects Bangladesh (IAB), Agargaon, Dhaka


BACKGROUND

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.


CONFERENCE STRUCTURE

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

PARTICIPANTS

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.

Registration and Abstract submission

IMPORTANT DATES

Conference date: 18 to 20 November 2018

Deadline for Registration and Application Submission: 1 November 2018


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Organizers

ICCCAD
ACCCRN
BCAS

Venue

Institute of Architects Bangladesh (IAB)
Plot-11, Road-7, Block-E, Agargaon Sher-E-Banglanagar
Dhaka, Bangladesh
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Website:
http://www.iab.com.bd