2 April 2020 - As the COVID-19 pandemic poses a great threat to the lives of Bangladesh’s urban poor communities, Livelihoods Improvement of Urban Poor Communities Project (LIUPCP) has responded urgently to protect 2.16 million urban poor people from the deadly virus.
2 April 2020 - Mayors of big cities across Europe call for cross-border solidarity during the corona crisis. In a joint statement of the network EUROCITIES, they urge a strong collaboration between all levels of government.
30 March 2020 - Singapore has reported just 96 cases of coronavirus and no deaths, while the recoveries are outpacing the rate of infection. But not all countries could replicate the conditions for Singapore's containment success, which include a top-notch healthcare system.
28 March 2020 - The crisis generated by COVID-19 also affects Barcelona's cultural network. Ten city measures are being implemented to mitigate the effects and keep culture alive, with the Catalan and Spanish governments also being urged to implement others.
19 Feb 2020 - Private car journeys are forecasted to decrease by 10% in the world's largest cities by 2030. According to new research from Kantar, Manchester is set to see the biggest shift in the way people move around, followed by Moscow and São Paulo.