Overview Brochure – Investing in Urban Resilience: Protecting and Promoting Development in a Changing World

October 2016

There is a window of opportunity for cities and investors alike to meet the challenge of urban resilience. The international community has recently begun to recognize the importance of the urban resilience challenge, through such initiatives as the Sendai Framework on Disaster Risk Reduction (March 2015), the UN Sustainable Development Goals (September 2015), the 21st Climate Change Conference of the Parties (December 2015), and the New Urban Agenda (October 2016).