City2City
4/7/20

7 April 2020 - Critics fear social distancing edicts hurt the economy, but research on the 1918 flu pandemic reveals an aggressive response can help spur economic recovery.

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4/2/20

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.

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4/2/20

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.

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3/30/20

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.

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3/29/20

29 March 2020 - As COVID-19 continues to spread around the world, the measures implemented in China may be instructive for other countries now struggling to control the virus.

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3/28/20

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.

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3/23/20

23 March 2020 - The City of Helsinki has decided to establish an express fund for people and organisations affected by the closure of culture and leisure events. 

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2/24/20

24 Feb 2020 - Companies, start-ups, and research groups are invited to submit ideas that prevent plastic waste in the Helsinki area to support the Baltic Sea Challenge.

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2/24/20

24 Feb 2020 - In her re-election campaign, Mayor Anne Hidalgo says that every Paris resident should be able to meet their essential needs within a short walk or bike ride.

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2/19/20

19 Feb 2020 - Analysis suggested that, on average, cities on CDP's climate action 'A List' are taking over three times as many climate actions as non-A List cities.

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2/19/20

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.

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2/17/20

17 Feb 2020 - At the UN's World Urban Forum in Abu Dhabi, attendees toured Masdar City, the master-planned eco-complex designed to show off the UAE's commitment to sustainability.

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