Theme: Integrative Social and Economic Resilience

Sub themes:
1) Social Resilience
2) Economic Resilience
3) Education
 

Sub theme: Social Resilience 

Assess and improve the social resilience of post-conflict and post-disaster cities, and suggest ways to benefit from the social resilience of the city during the reconstruction process.

Map community stakeholders and their priorities concerning the city’s development and housing, and assess their ability to support the urban reconstruction process.

Enable cities and communities to take advantage of strong social resilience, leverage their newly developed social capital towards accomplishing further sustainable urban priorities.

Strategies (SDG Alignment:  SDG 4.7, SDG 16.3, SDG 1.5, SDG 4.7,SDG 12.4,SDG 13.3, SDG 1.5, SDG 9.4,

SDG 13.1)

  • Map social resilience 
  • Strengthen social resilience 
  • Utilise social resilience 

Alignment with existing WorldGBC principles:

Health & Wellbeing Framework 1.Protect Human Rights, 5.3 Improve Quality of Life, 6.1 Commit to Climate Change mitigation, 6.2 Design for Resilience and adaptation action

Stakeholders to involve:

  • Office/Department of statistics and other public agencies
  • Key persons representing main segments of the population
  • Key persons representing the main conflicting parties and alliance
  • Community members and community-based organisation
  • Community based organisations
  • Community members and civic groups
  • Planners
  • City and community representatives
  • Local and international NGOs
  • Investors and funding institutions
  • Socio-economic expert(s)

Sub theme: Economic Resilience

Provide guidelines for an economically efficient and successful implementation of sustainable urban reconstruction practices in post-crisis cities. This is to be done by considering phasing according to the community’s priorities and emphasising transparency

Strategies (SDG Alignment SDG 1.5, SDG 4.7, SDG 11.1, SDG 12.4, SDG 13.3, SDG 1.5, SDG 9.4, SDG 13.1)

  • Define economic resilience alternatives 
  • Estimate cost of restoration and reconstruction
  • Study benefit estimation and economic analysis  
  • Define cash flow and financial analysis
  • Secure funding 

Alignment with existing WorldGBC principles:

Net Zero embodied and operational carbon

Health & Wellbeing Framework – 5.3 Improve Quality of Life, 6.1 Commit to Climate Change mitigation, 6.2 Design for Resilience and adaptation action

Stakeholders to involve:

  • Representatives of the public sector and economic experts
  • Representatives of local communities, architects, and construction experts.
  • Key representatives of the business community, land owners, owners of residential housing blocks and others who may have the capacity to take immediate action and to reestablish housing and infrastructure
  • Planners 
  • Public and private investors 
  • Construction companies 
  • Citizens and their representatives

Sub theme: Education

Propose strategic training and education initiatives post-crisis with the aim towards sustainable urban reconstruction. The initiatives may comprise both school education for children and adults, and public awareness campaigns.

Strategies (SDG Alignment SDG 4.7, SDG 16.3, SDG 1.5, SDG 12.4, SDG 13.3, SDG 9.4,

SDG 13.1, SDG 8.7-8.8)

  • Assess accumulated training needs
  • strategize Training for an industry upgrade
  • plan the Training for new demands

Alignment with WorldGBC principles:

Net Zero operational and embodied carbon

Health & Wellbeing Framework: 5.1 Protect Human Rights, 5.2 Commit to construction workers Health & wellbeing, 5.3 Improve Quality of Life, 6.1 Commit to Climate Change mitigation, 6.2 Design for Resilience and adaptation action.

Stakeholders to involve:

  • The city school department
  • Teachers of primary, secondary and vocational school; professors and universities, who are aware of the training capacities within the schools and universities 
  • Business representatives
  • Owners of appropriate premises for training

Theme Tools:

  • Identification and collection of demographic and socio-economic data from available statistics and relevant study reports
  • Stakeholder analysis
  • Questionnaire survey, implemented manually or online
  • Qualitative interviews and focus group meetings, with the use of interview guides
  • Workshops and communication with various groups of stakeholders
  • Community dialogue meetings focusing on regeneration plans
  • Consultation and workshops with various community members
  • Continued communication between planners, investors and socio-economic experts
  • Socio-economic monitoring and coordination in the planning and design process
  • Workshops and communication with various groups of stakeholders
  • Community dialogue meetings focusing on regeneration plans
  • Identification and description of development alternatives
  • Collection and estimation of unit investment and operational costs
  • Benefit estimation of specific improvements of residential buildings and infrastructure, including environmental and social impacts
  • Identification of national and international financial sources for specific purposes
  • Economic cost benefit analysis
  • Total costs estimation
  • Land Value Capture
  • Tendering
  • Land and property registration
  • Labor market analysis to identify and assess capacities
  • Logistical planning
  • Training Needs Assessment at business sector level
  • Training Needs Assessment at society level
  • Communication and awareness campaign strategy planning
  • Logistics planning 
  • Private-public cooperation

References

Sub theme: Social Resilience 

Espon. 2020: ENSURE - European Sustainable Urbanisation through port city Regeneration (Final Report). ENSURE - EuropeaN Sustainable Urbanisation through port city REgeneration | ESPON 

 Espon (2020) The Good Practice Framework for European Sustainable Urbanisation through port city Regeneration. An operative guide. ENSURE - EuropeaN Sustainable Urbanisation through port city REgeneration | ESPON 

Sub theme: Economic Resilience 

Dixon, Scura, Carpenter and Sherman: Economic Analysis of Environmental Impacts, (World Bank and ADB 1993). (Carpenter and Sherman, 1993, #) 

Espon (2020): ENSURE - EuropeaN Sustainable Urbanisation through port city Regeneration (Final Report)  (ENSURE - EuropeaN Sustainable Urbanisation through port city REgeneration | ESPON) 

Foster, K.A. 2007. A Case Study Approach to Understanding Regional Resilience. 

Larsen, B. 2011. Cost Assessment of Environmental Degradation in the MENA region.  

The  ADB. 2017. Guidelines for the economic analysis of projects

World Bank and ADB. 1994 .Dixon, Scura, Carpenter and Sherman: Economic Analysis of Environmental Impacts. 

Carpenter and Sherman. (1993). Economic Analysis of Environmental Impacts. World Bank and ADB. 

ESPON. (2020, January 31). European Sustainable Urbanisation through port city Regeneration. Ensure. https://www.espon.eu/ENSURE 

ESPON. (2020, January 31). The Good Practice Framework for European Sustainable Urbanisation through port city Regeneration. An operative guide. Ensure. https://www.espon.eu/ENSURE 

Foster, K. A. (2007). A Case Study Approach to Understanding Regional Resilience. 

Larsen, B. (2011). Cost Assessment of Environmental Degradation in the MENA region. 

The ADB. (2017). Guidelines for the economic analysis of projects. 

Sub theme: Education 

OECD. 2007. Human Capital: How what you know shapes your life. OECD Insights.  ISBN: 9789264029088.  

OCED. (2007). Human Capital: How what you know shapes your life. OECD Insights.

Sub themes:
1) Social Resilience
2) Economic Resilience
3) Education
 

Sub theme: Social Resilience 

Assess and improve the social resilience of post-conflict and post-disaster cities, and suggest ways to benefit from the social resilience of the city during the reconstruction process.

Map community stakeholders and their priorities concerning the city’s development and housing, and assess their ability to support the urban reconstruction process.

Enable cities and communities to take advantage of strong social resilience, leverage their newly developed social capital towards accomplishing further sustainable urban priorities.

Strategies (SDG Alignment:  SDG 4.7, SDG 16.3, SDG 1.5, SDG 4.7,SDG 12.4,SDG 13.3, SDG 1.5, SDG 9.4,

SDG 13.1)

  • Map social resilience 
  • Strengthen social resilience 
  • Utilise social resilience 

Alignment with existing WorldGBC principles:

Health & Wellbeing Framework 1.Protect Human Rights, 5.3 Improve Quality of Life, 6.1 Commit to Climate Change mitigation, 6.2 Design for Resilience and adaptation action

Stakeholders to involve:

  • Office/Department of statistics and other public agencies
  • Key persons representing main segments of the population
  • Key persons representing the main conflicting parties and alliance
  • Community members and community-based organisation
  • Community based organisations
  • Community members and civic groups
  • Planners
  • City and community representatives
  • Local and international NGOs
  • Investors and funding institutions
  • Socio-economic expert(s)

Sub theme: Economic Resilience

Provide guidelines for an economically efficient and successful implementation of sustainable urban reconstruction practices in post-crisis cities. This is to be done by considering phasing according to the community’s priorities and emphasising transparency

Strategies (SDG Alignment SDG 1.5, SDG 4.7, SDG 11.1, SDG 12.4, SDG 13.3, SDG 1.5, SDG 9.4, SDG 13.1)

  • Define economic resilience alternatives 
  • Estimate cost of restoration and reconstruction
  • Study benefit estimation and economic analysis  
  • Define cash flow and financial analysis
  • Secure funding 

Alignment with existing WorldGBC principles:

Net Zero embodied and operational carbon

Health & Wellbeing Framework – 5.3 Improve Quality of Life, 6.1 Commit to Climate Change mitigation, 6.2 Design for Resilience and adaptation action

Stakeholders to involve:

  • Representatives of the public sector and economic experts
  • Representatives of local communities, architects, and construction experts.
  • Key representatives of the business community, land owners, owners of residential housing blocks and others who may have the capacity to take immediate action and to reestablish housing and infrastructure
  • Planners 
  • Public and private investors 
  • Construction companies 
  • Citizens and their representatives

Sub theme: Education

Propose strategic training and education initiatives post-crisis with the aim towards sustainable urban reconstruction. The initiatives may comprise both school education for children and adults, and public awareness campaigns.

Strategies (SDG Alignment SDG 4.7, SDG 16.3, SDG 1.5, SDG 12.4, SDG 13.3, SDG 9.4,

SDG 13.1, SDG 8.7-8.8)

  • Assess accumulated training needs
  • strategize Training for an industry upgrade
  • plan the Training for new demands

Alignment with WorldGBC principles:

Net Zero operational and embodied carbon

Health & Wellbeing Framework: 5.1 Protect Human Rights, 5.2 Commit to construction workers Health & wellbeing, 5.3 Improve Quality of Life, 6.1 Commit to Climate Change mitigation, 6.2 Design for Resilience and adaptation action.

Stakeholders to involve:

  • The city school department
  • Teachers of primary, secondary and vocational school; professors and universities, who are aware of the training capacities within the schools and universities 
  • Business representatives
  • Owners of appropriate premises for training

Theme Tools:

  • Identification and collection of demographic and socio-economic data from available statistics and relevant study reports
  • Stakeholder analysis
  • Questionnaire survey, implemented manually or online
  • Qualitative interviews and focus group meetings, with the use of interview guides
  • Workshops and communication with various groups of stakeholders
  • Community dialogue meetings focusing on regeneration plans
  • Consultation and workshops with various community members
  • Continued communication between planners, investors and socio-economic experts
  • Socio-economic monitoring and coordination in the planning and design process
  • Workshops and communication with various groups of stakeholders
  • Community dialogue meetings focusing on regeneration plans
  • Identification and description of development alternatives
  • Collection and estimation of unit investment and operational costs
  • Benefit estimation of specific improvements of residential buildings and infrastructure, including environmental and social impacts
  • Identification of national and international financial sources for specific purposes
  • Economic cost benefit analysis
  • Total costs estimation
  • Land Value Capture
  • Tendering
  • Land and property registration
  • Labor market analysis to identify and assess capacities
  • Logistical planning
  • Training Needs Assessment at business sector level
  • Training Needs Assessment at society level
  • Communication and awareness campaign strategy planning
  • Logistics planning 
  • Private-public cooperation

References

Sub theme: Social Resilience 

Espon. 2020: ENSURE - European Sustainable Urbanisation through port city Regeneration (Final Report). ENSURE - EuropeaN Sustainable Urbanisation through port city REgeneration | ESPON 

 Espon (2020) The Good Practice Framework for European Sustainable Urbanisation through port city Regeneration. An operative guide. ENSURE - EuropeaN Sustainable Urbanisation through port city REgeneration | ESPON 

Sub theme: Economic Resilience 

Dixon, Scura, Carpenter and Sherman: Economic Analysis of Environmental Impacts, (World Bank and ADB 1993). (Carpenter and Sherman, 1993, #) 

Espon (2020): ENSURE - EuropeaN Sustainable Urbanisation through port city Regeneration (Final Report)  (ENSURE - EuropeaN Sustainable Urbanisation through port city REgeneration | ESPON) 

Foster, K.A. 2007. A Case Study Approach to Understanding Regional Resilience. 

Larsen, B. 2011. Cost Assessment of Environmental Degradation in the MENA region.  

The  ADB. 2017. Guidelines for the economic analysis of projects

World Bank and ADB. 1994 .Dixon, Scura, Carpenter and Sherman: Economic Analysis of Environmental Impacts. 

Carpenter and Sherman. (1993). Economic Analysis of Environmental Impacts. World Bank and ADB. 

ESPON. (2020, January 31). European Sustainable Urbanisation through port city Regeneration. Ensure. https://www.espon.eu/ENSURE 

ESPON. (2020, January 31). The Good Practice Framework for European Sustainable Urbanisation through port city Regeneration. An operative guide. Ensure. https://www.espon.eu/ENSURE 

Foster, K. A. (2007). A Case Study Approach to Understanding Regional Resilience. 

Larsen, B. (2011). Cost Assessment of Environmental Degradation in the MENA region. 

The ADB. (2017). Guidelines for the economic analysis of projects. 

Sub theme: Education 

OECD. 2007. Human Capital: How what you know shapes your life. OECD Insights.  ISBN: 9789264029088.  

OCED. (2007). Human Capital: How what you know shapes your life. OECD Insights.