Amplifying

amplifying

Amplifying local voices, initiatives, and policies for regional learning, best practices, and advocacy.

Connecting

connecting

Connecting practitioners, community members, government officials, and private sector actors to join hands in building urban resilience.

Supporting

supporting

Supporting local/community initiatives intended for building community resilience to climate change

Facilitating

facilitating

Facilitating collaboration among practitioners through knowledge sharing, accessing resources, and influencing government and private sectors’ agenda.

 


Regional Conference on
Peri-urban Ecosystems for Enhancing Urban Resilience

18th and 19th September 2017, New Delhi, India.

 

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FEATURED UPDATE

OPINION | by Robert Glasser

Three ways of communicating to stop disasters happening

News coverage builds awareness of crises, drums up donations, and connects the needy with people who can help. But are we leveraging the full potential of media and communication to stop disasters happening in the first place? Here are three ways of communicating to lay the groundwork for warning people about disasters before they happen.

STORY FROM MYANMAR | by Pakamas Thinphanga

Critical/casual conversations: lessons from outside the meeting room in Dawei, Myanmar

In October 2016, Pakamas got to join a group of over 15 UCRSEA partnership members in the inaugural Collaborative City Exchange trips to Dawei, Myanmar. And she found some of the most valuable moments of learning about Myanmar were during dinner.

OPINION | by Maulana Mukhlis

It’s not easy to make people pay attention to something that is not familiar to them

It’s not easy to make people pay attention to something that is not familiar to them. In this case, it’s difficult to raise people’s awareness about climate change issues and even more so to get them involved in practicing what they’ve learnt in order to combat the problems.

TAKEAWAYS | by Shihan Zuberi

Motivating ordinary Bangladeshis to respond to extreme weather

Bangladesh is one of the most disaster-prone countries in the world. And BBC Media Action’s research found that many people still weren’t doing anything in response to environmental changes. So, they have created a reality show called Amrai Pari to give people the information they needed to take action. Does this have an impact?

MEMBER INTERVIEW | by Nyoman Prayoga & Ahmad Baihaqi

We want more people to be aware of the issues of biodiversity because it's our common responsibility

Ahmad Baihaqi is a young role model to many of his peers. He is very active with the Biodiversity Warriors community from Kehati Foundation in Jakarta, Indonesia. Abay is very passionate about promoting the importance of biodiversity. This July, ACCCRN interviewed him about his role and activity in the Biodiversity Warriors community.

ACCCRN Champion | by Arfiana Khairunnisa & Will Bugler

Will Bugler: Communications on climate issues can move public opinion to change policy

Will Bugler leads Acclimatise’s work on communication and has done a lot of work on climate change communications in urban contexts. Read our interview with him about inclusiveness in communicating climate change resilience.

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