Athens & Thessaloniki Among '100 Resilient Cities'

  • by XpatAthens
  • Thursday, 19 February 2015
Athens & Thessaloniki Among '100 Resilient Cities'

Athens and Thessaloniki have both been selected to join 100 Resilient Cities – a programme 'pioneered' by the Rockefeller Foundation to promote resilience in urban areas to challenges and potential disasters.

The initiative was launched 18 months ago with the selection of the first 32 cities to participate. Today the second group of 35 cities around the world to join the network were announced, with the candidacies of Thessaloniki and Athens both proving successful. In total 331 cities had applied to join the programme.  

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