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Public health - 29.07.2020
With this in mind, the World Health Organization has issued a short publication providing practical information to city governments fighting against the coronavirus, entitled Strengthening Preparedness for COVID-19 in Cities and Urban Settings Interim Guidance for Local Authorities.
The WHO provides a checklist of measures for cities to take to be well prepared for COVID and other epidemics. These include identifying potentially vulnerable populations, adopting a holistic and evidence-based approach and organising effective communication channels with residents. The WHO also stresses the importance of “coordination and coherence in measures across all governance levels”.
Survey - 04.06.2020
The survey takes approximately 10 minutes to complete and is available in all official EU languages. It is open until 30 June 2020. Please click here for more information.
ESPON - 03.06.2020
For more information, check out ESPON’s website. You have until 7 June 2020 to apply.
Waste - 15.05.2020online panel discussion series on solid waste management during the COVID-19's crisis.
The first panel discussion is on 20 May 2020, 14:00 via Zoom Platform.
COVID-19 - 22.04.2020Cities for Global Health, a collaborative online platform that offers access to knowledge, strategies and actionable plans implemented by local and regional governments around the globe. A virtual space to showcase what cities are doing and be inspired by others regarding specific initiatives or plans to the COVID-19 outbreak other health emergencies.
Decentralised cooperation - 06.04.2020
That’s why PLATFORMA wants to ask you about how international cooperation and decentralised cooperation between cities and regions can contribute to the fight against the coronavirus.
Please read the survey questionnaire and send your answers to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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