The Global Adaptation Community Expands Its Scope

  • Konrad Otto-Zimmermann
  • Alice Balbo
Conference paper
Part of the Local Sustainability book series (LOCAL, volume 2)


This was what ICLEI proposed in 2004 as a concrete follow-up to the partnership launched at the 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg. Unfortunately, the time was not yet ripe. Now the time has come, and most of the actors in the sustainable development field have come to similar conclusions.


Climate Change Adaptation Disaster Risk Reduction Climate Adaptation Vital Debate Sustainable Urban Development 
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  1. ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability. (2011). Resilient Cities 2011: Congress Report. Bonn: ICLEI.

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© Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, World SecretariatBonnGermany

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