Barcelona, November 28, 2017 – Key note speech by Robert Muggah (GPM Advisory Committee/co-founder Igarapé Institute, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil): ‘From Fragile to Resilient Cities’. The planet is facing monumental threats including climate change, inequality, migration, pandemics and terrorism. Yet, at precisely the moment collective action is most urgently needed, international and national institutions are stumbling. By contrast, cities are humanity’s most realistic hope for survival. Drawing on a breathtaking new data visualization, Robert Muggah will highlight the most urgent threats facing cities around the world and ways that cities design in resilient to mitigate their effects.