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1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

We invite you to join us in the re-imagination of the notion of resilience when talking about cities and discuss different socially equitable resilience plans and policies.


Resilient cities are able to withstand potential disasters, whether they are social, economic or geographical. The climate crisis, in particular, is  affecting the way people live in cities more and more. It creates social injustices with the most vulnerable communities being affected the most. Some local governments in Europe address these challenges by adopting transformative policies and innovative solutions to increase the accessibility to basic needs such as health, sanitation, housing, food, transportation, and water management.

The Green European Foundation alongside the Green Thought Association, aim to be a part of the solution by organizing the webinar “Resilience in the City, How?” within the scope of the ongoing project “Cities as Places of Hope”.

About the event

During this conference, various urban actors, academics and green activists will gather to raise awareness, build capacities and discuss how cities could become more resilient. Within the scope of resilience, the experts will focus on the social and ecological issues caused by the climate crisis and social injustice through various examples.


Session 1: Politics of Resilience
13:05 – 14:05

  • Last three years with Cities As Place of Hope – Dirk Holemans
  • What is Resilience?- Eray Çaylı
    14:05- 14:15 Break

Session 2: Resilience in the Context of Food, Housing and Social Issues
14.15- 15.30

  • Resilience and Housing in Europe – Kim Van Sparrentak
  • Feeding the Metropolis During A Crisis – Berkan Özyer
  •  Increasing Social Resilience in the City – Who Owns the Night?- Yasemin Bahçekapılı


  • Open Session


Date and Time: 15 November 2022 at 13.00 (CET+3).

Location: Online

Language: Turkish

Registration: Sign up here.


This event is organised by the Green European Foundation with the support of Green Thought Association and with the financial support of the European Parliament to the Green European Foundation. The European Parliament is not responsible for the content of this event

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