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The city is innovative and works to be a good home
                                                                                                                                                                                      for its native people today and tomorrow. Thus,
                                                                                                                                                                                      we have adopted management planning tools to
                                                                                                                                                                                      achieve goals. We have adopted Strategic Planning
                                                                                                                                                                                      as a way to stablish priority actions pragmatically,
                                                                                                                                                                                      and measure results every four years. In 2017, we
                                                                                                                                                                                      launched Salvador 360 program for economic
                                                                                                                                                                                      development and job creation. In April of that same
                                                                                                                                                                                      year, the city was included in the 100 Resilient
                                                                                                                                                                                      Cities Program led by the Rockefeller Foundation,
                                                                                                                                                                                      and we started building the Resilience Strategy. In
                                                                                                                                                                                      collaboration with other 100RC cities, we were able
                                                                                                                                                                                      to grasp the value of resilience and how to translate
                                                                                                                                                                                      this view onto the Municipality’s public policies,
                                                                                                                                                                                      initiatives and actions.

                                                                                                                                                                                      The supported provided by the 100 Resilient Cities
                                                                                                                                                                                      Program – 100RC was crucial for the development
                                                                                                                                                                                      of  a  comprehensive  and  contemporary  tool  to
                                                                                                                                                                                      promote an integrated and long-term public
                                                                                                                                                                                      policy that will be able to create social, economic
                                                                                                                                                                                      and urbanistic benefits in a cross-cutting manner.
                                                                                                                                                                                      This policy will guide important decisions in the
                                                                                                                                   Antonio Carlos Peixoto de Magalhães Neto           decades to come. The suggested initiatives should
                                                                                                                                                                                      be implemented in the short, medium and long
                                                                                                                                   Mayor of Salvador
                                                                                                                                                                                      term, but all bring multiple impacts with future and
                                                                                                                                                                                      perennial reach, ensuring the city benefits from the
                                                                                                                                                                                      resilience dividends.

                                                                                                                                                                                      With the Resilience Strategy, Salvador leads on
                                                                                                                                                                                      as a global city. We have shown our commitment
                                                                                                                                                                                      to  a  modern  agenda  of  sustainable  development
                                                                                                                                   Salvador’s biggest treasure is its people who,     and resilience with the creation of a Sustainability,
                                                                                                                                   throughout the centuries, have built an unique     Innovation and Resilience Secretariat  and, by
                                                                                                                                   culture  and  an  exuberant  historical  heritage.  The   municipal law, the Resilience Municipal Council,
                                                                                                                                   first federal capital of Brazil is also the capital of   which is enriched by the participation of the civil
                                                                                                                                   multiple identities. Salvador was initially populated   society, academia and the public and private
                                                                                                                                   by a mix of native Brazilian, African and Portuguese   sectors.
                                                                                                                                   ethnicity,  and  has  welcomed  many  other  people.
                                                                                                                                   Diversity has always been one of the highlights of   The Resilient Salvador we want is a city that values
                                                                                                                                   this city, which has the gift of being able to reinvent   its social, cultural and natural heritage. Open to the
                                                                                                                                   itself  and  innovate.  Our  creativity  is  featured  in   sea and to the world, it takes on a main role in Brazil
                                                                                                                                   literature, music, dance and our Carnaval. It is also   and in the international community.  As diversity
                                                                                                                                   inherent to the people of Salvador as entrepreneurs   capital, it takes pride in its multiple identities and
                                                                                                                                   and to their ingenuity in the innovative solutions for   uses its talent and creativity to drive sustainable
                                                                                                                                   the services offered by the city, which today stands   development and technological innovation while
                                                                                                                                   as an important tourist destination.               promoting social inclusion and citizen integration

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