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A new comprehensive platform launched by the Cities Alliance Joint Work Programme for Resilient Cities helps local governments and municipal professionals find tools and diagnostics to make their cities more resilient.

By Rahul Bhadane - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0,

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New Partnership to Address Resilience Data Gaps in Asian and Latin American Cities

Cities Alliance and the World Resources Institute (WRI) will assess climate resilience at the community level to improve preparedness.

Rio de Janiero. Photo: Wolfhardt/Wikimedia Commons

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Cities: Deadline Extended to Apply to Host 2018 Cities and Climate Change Science Conference

The deadline for cities to apply to host the 2018 Cities and Climate Change Science Conference has been extended to January 31, 2017. This key event, co-sponsored by the IPCC, will further develop the scientific understanding of climate change and cities.

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Promoting Social and Economic Inclusion for Returning Migrants in Guatemala

In recent years, the U.S. has deported an increasing number of migrants back to Guatemala. With support from Cities Alliance Catalytic Fund, the Fundación Avina has initiated a project to help integrate deported migrants into the labour market and local economy in Guatemala.