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The Fourth Annual National Conference on Urban Resilience to Climate Change

October 22, 2019 - October 24, 2019

The Fourth Annual National Conference on Urban Resilience to Climate Change

Building Climate-Resilient, Migrant-Friendly Cities and Towns

22 to 24 October 2019

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


The Fourth 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), and the Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network (ACCCRN) Bangladesh, 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 and Parallel Sessions Themes (Tentative)

  • Concept on Building Migrant Friendly Climate Resilient Cities and Towns
  • Public-private partnership in building Migrant-Friendly Cities and Towns in Bangladesh
  • Review and experience sharing of the National Urban Sector polices
  • Review of 7th five-year plan and providing inputs on the upcoming 8th five-year plan and Delta Plan
  • Circular Economy and Fashion Industries
  • Progress of SDGs relevant goals implementation
  • Climate Change and Migration: from Problems to Solution
  • Urban Poverty and Urban Health
  • Urban Health Factor
  • Urban Disaster Resilience
  • Climate Change and Urban Women and Children
  • Urban Resilience to Climate Change and Fashion Industries
  • Financing for building migrant friendly secondary cities and towns
  • School Children involvement in urban resilience
  • Youth and urban resilience
  • Waste Management
  • Environment Friendly and other issues like Fecal Sludge Management
  • Rural Urbanization in Bangladesh
  • Create Database and monitoring mechanism for migrant communities

**Session themes are open to proposal by session hosts

Approximately 600 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.
Click Here for Registration and Abstract submission IMPORTANT DATES
Conference date: 22 to 24 October 2019
Deadline for Registration and Application Submission: 17th September 2019(Extended)
* Note: Participants need to arrange his/her cost travel accommodation and other expenses for attending the conference.

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