Daring Cities 2023, an action-oriented initiative launched by ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability and the Federal City of Bonn, Germany, is in full swing! Carrying the theme “A just and equitable climate emergency response,” this year’s Daring Cities seeks to continue showcasing and catalyzing exemplary local climate action to tackle the climate emergency, including ambitious resilience-building and climate mitigation efforts. More information about Daring Cities is available via https://daringcities.org/.
As part of this year’s Daring Cities, ICLEI Southeast Asia is inviting you to attend a one-hour virtual forum session on 22 August 2023 (2:00 PM GMT +7 / 3:00 PM GMT +8) via Zoom through https://bit.ly/DaringCities2023SoutheastAsia. The virtual session will tackle stakeholder-driven adaptation and resilience initiatives being done by local governments around SEA. It seeks to highlight the importance of a bottom-up approach as an effective way of building resilience and adapting to climate change.
The roster of panelists for the event include: Hon. Mar-Len Abigail Binay, Mayor of Makati City, Philippines, Southeast Asia Representative to the ICLEI Global Executive Committee, and Chair of the ICLEI Innovative Financing portfolio; Mr. Ahmad Zabri bin Mohamed Sarajudin, Director of the Urban Services Department of Seberang Perai, Malaysia; Mr. Zulhidayat, Regional Secretary of Tanjungpinang City, Indonesia; and Mr. Alan Luis Silayan, Chief of Party of Climate Resilient Cities – Catholic Relief Services.
You may register and send in your questions to our panelists in advance via https://bit.ly/DaringCities2023SoutheastAsia. Certificates of attendance will also be given to event participants.
Should you have any questions, concerns, or clarifications about this virtual session, please feel free to contact Chris Hidalgo, ICLEI SEA Communications Officer, via firstname.lastname@example.org.