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July 2018

Putting the Basque Declaration into practice

Supporting city climate adaptation with the RESIN tools
5 July 2018, 10:00 - 18:00
Bilbao, Spain
Palacio Euskalduna Conference Centre / Abandoibarra Avenue 4

In 2016, hundreds of local government practitioners and leaders from 40 countries gathered in Bilbao to endorse the Basque Declaration, outlining new pathways for European cities and towns to create productive, sustainable and resilient cities for a liveable and inclusive Europe, and supporting a range of commitments, including adaptation to climate change and disaster risk reduction.


Two years on, Bilbao returns to this central agenda, bringing city practitioners together with researchers to discuss and learn about practical approaches to building climate resilience. The cities of Paris (France) and Bilbao will open a dialogue with their peers from Zadar (Croatia), Padova and Alba (Italy), Almada (Portugal), Athens (Greece), London (UK), Strasbourg (France) and Warsaw (Poland). 


Why attend?



  • Hear how your organisation can more easily and effectively make decisions to build resilience and adapt to climate change as part of a coordinated framework.

  • Meet local government representatives and researchers working together for resilient infrastructure across Europe.

  • Find out more about practical tools currently under development which can help to identify risks, assess their interdependencies and impacts, and select effective adaptation solutions - now and in the future.


The event is now fully booked.


To find out more, contact resin-cities@iclei.org.

ICLEI European Secretariat, Bilbao City Council

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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement no. 653569.