17 May 2020 - City leaders are taking note. Amid the destruction of lives and the global economy, the pandemic is offering cities the unprecedented opportunity to restructure society sustainably and equitably
17 May 2020 - The COVID-19 curve is rising in many global south cities, and city authorities are facing increasing pressure from citizens to find a sustainable path for containing the virus. This means finding intermediate containment options that can allow people to earn a living, particularly workers in the informal economy and others on daily wages while slowing the spread of COVID-19.
Given the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on our cities, and specifically its implications for sustainable urban mobility, EUROCITIES organised a city-to-city online dialogue on mobility measures currently adopted in European cities in response to COVID-19. Full video available above.
The coronavirus pandemic is seriously limiting social interactions around the globe. Will such measures defeat the virus in dense urban areas? We'll be asking Sameh Wahba, the World Bank's Global Director for Urban, Disaster Risk Management, Resilience and Land.
Cities are not only at the forefront of the COVID-19 pandemic, but they are also likely to see lasting changes from it, from their physical form to economic and community structure. Experts from WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities and key organizations discuss challenges ahead and the way forward.
In order to exchange solutions, discuss contingency plans and share distance-learning approaches, members of the UNESCO GNLC will convene webinars organized by the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL). Non-member cities are also invited to join the online events, share their experiences and learn from other cities.
24 March 2020 - The SDG currency could help local governments to measure how citizens use public services, impact the environment, consume local goods and how to change the impact of such individual behavior to make cities more sustainable.
Join representatives from New York City, Local 2030, ICLEI, and global subnational representatives for a dialogue on subnational leadership on incorporating climate and sustainability goals into the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.