This regional event aims at strengthening the capacity of local and national authorities regarding the role of smart digital solutions in building urban economic resilience. It provides a forum for exchanging experiences of the pilot stage of implementing the diagnostic and planning tool in three Arab cities and the processes followed to develop related recovery plans. The workshop also discusses urban economic resilience, smart sustainable cities and smart digital solutions.
Local stakeholders and relevant central government officials from the region are discussing building urban economic resilience and sharing lessons learned from the pandemic. The discussion also highlights priorities for different cities across the region and tailoring the components of building urban economic resilience to the specific needs of each city.