• 31 Mar 2020

    COVID19 crisis - A selection of plaftorms to support cities and towns


    Under the current unusual circumstances, a number of web plaftorms are here  to help cities take on the challenge.

    Willing to support our community of over 10,000 local governments across Europe and beyond, the Covenant of Mayors - Europe Office is sharing with you some of those free, useful tools.

    Impact Days

    Give A Day provides a platform free of charge where municipalities and large organizations can organize, manage and increase social engagement. The platform allows for faster matching between requests for help and volunteers while respecting the privacy of the people involved.

    EUROCITIES' COVID news

    EUROCITIES' platform dedicated to live updates on European cities' response to the crisis.

    C40 - Spotlight On: Cities and COVID-19

    Over the coming days and weeks, a synthesis of learning and best practice emerging from knowledge-sharing across the C40 community and beyond will be posted in Spotlight On: Cities and COVID-19.

    UCLG #BeyondTheOutbreak

    UCLG, Metropolis and UN-Habitat have launched a live learning experience with local and regional governments which, through solidarity and political will, are pushing more than ever to fulfill their critical role.

    Key Considerations: COVID-19 in Informal Urban Settlements

    UN-Habitat collaborated with the Social Science in Humanitarian Action platform to produce a brief related to the COVID19 crisis management in infomal urban settlements.

    Cities4Health

    The Partnership for Healthy Cities COVID-19 Response Center is home to practical guidance and tools to support cities in four technical areas: Surveillance and Epidemiology, Communications, Public Health and Social Measures, Legal and Ethical Considerations.

    A coordinated action by Bloomberg Philanthropies, Vital Strategies and the World Health Organisation.