This Wednesday, 29 April, at 11:00 am ET, tune into the second edition of ICLEI’s City Resilience Stories Webinar Series, Recovering from Pandemic: Transforming cities through subnational leadership. Join representatives from New York City, Local 2030, ICLEI and global subnational representatives for a dialogue on subnational leadership on incorporating climate and sustainability goals into the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

For this session, speakers and respondents will reflect on how leaders like New York City are planning for a sustainable recovery, how the role of local governments will be critical this process, and how the six climate positive principles can support a balanced recovery. 

Speakers include:

  • Penny Abeywardena, Commissioner, Mayor’s Office for International Affairs, New York City
  • Aissata Camara, Deputy Commissioner for Operations and Strategic Partnerships, Mayor’s Office for International Affairs, New York City
  • Kerry Constabile, Team Lead, Sustainable Development Unit, Executive – Office of the UN Secretary General
  • Shipra Narang Suri, Ph.D., Chief, Urban Practices Branch, UN-Habitat

Register for the webinar here.