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The SDGs as a framework for COVID-19 recovery in cities and regions: Findings from the OECD-CoR Survey

Monday, 28 February, 2022 - 15:30 to 17:00
Central European Time (CET)
Thursday, 17 February, 2022

The SDGs as a framework for COVID-19 recovery in cities and regions: Findings from the OECD-CoR Survey

28 February 2022 | 15:30-17:00 (CET) | Online event | Register here

As part of the OECD Programme A Territorial Approach to the SDGs, this webinar will present key findings from a draft policy paper based on a joint survey conducted by the OECD and the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) on the SDGs as a Framework for COVID-19 Recovery in Cities and Regions. The webinar will take stock of efforts to localise the SDGs, discuss the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak on the implementation of the SDGs at the sub-national level, and fine-tune policy recommendations for SDG-proof long-term COVID-19 recovery strategies.

Moderator: Aziza Akhmouch, Head of the Cities, Urban Policies and Sustainable Development Division, OECD

Opening & welcoming remarks (10 min)

  • Ricardo Rio, Mayor of the City of Braga, Portugal, Rapporteur on the SDGs, CoR

Presentation of the survey results (15 min)

  • Lorenz Gross, Junior Economist, OECD
  • Lucia Alfano, Policy Officer, European Committee of the Regions

Discussion with participants (50 min)   

Closing remarks & Next Steps (15 min)

  • Stefano Marta, Coordinator, A Territorial Approach to the SDGs, OECD

For further information, please contact stefano.marta@oecd.org