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Mayor of Bogota, Claudia Lopez how to create a homemade face mask

2020-04-14T12:42:39+01:00

The Mayor of Bogota, Claudia Lopez, uploaded a video on her social media showing her followers how to create a homemade face mask, using things you will easily find in your house. For this project you will need an old t-shirt, scissors, a napkin, and two elastic rubbers. First, you start by cutting [...]

Mayor of Bogota, Claudia Lopez how to create a homemade face mask2020-04-14T12:42:39+01:00

Interview Mayor Aki-Sawyerr about preventive action on Covid-19 in Freetown

2020-04-14T10:56:03+01:00

With Sierra Leone in the midsts of a three-day lockdown, Freetown Mayor Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr took time out to speak to France24. As city authority Mayor Aki-Sawyerr is focused to help the most vulnerable residents with the help of partners by providing more water to those communities in most need. Social distancing does not [...]

Interview Mayor Aki-Sawyerr about preventive action on Covid-19 in Freetown2020-04-14T10:56:03+01:00

Montpellier creates a local visor manufacturing unit

2020-04-09T15:58:23+01:00

The City of Montpellier and Montpellier Mediterranean Metropolis create a local visor manufacturing unit in Cournonsec Faced with the Covid-19 epidemic, Philippe Saurel, Mayor of the City of Montpellier and President of Montpellier Mediterranean Metropolis, has chosen to implement measures to contribute to the protection of agents present on the ground, serving the [...]

Montpellier creates a local visor manufacturing unit2020-04-09T15:58:23+01:00

“Continue walking, corona doesn’t take a break either” City of Ghent

2020-04-08T09:50:47+01:00

With these new signs and tags, the city of Ghent tries to inform pedestrians in a positive way. The coming weeks great weather is being predicted with the risk of people going on the streets in big groups. The signs share messages such as: ,Make Ghent better at 1.5 meter', Continue walking: corona doesn't [...]

“Continue walking, corona doesn’t take a break either” City of Ghent2020-04-08T09:50:47+01:00

Mayor Erion Veliaj of Tirana supports the most vulnerable families

2020-04-03T13:03:17+01:00

Mayor Erion Veliaj of Tirana in Albania expresses gratitude for all families that are living under challenging conditions but continue to respect the strict measurements with dignity to overcome the pandemic as collective. Watch the supportive video on youtube how families are receiving food supplies to take care of the elderly.  [...]

Mayor Erion Veliaj of Tirana supports the most vulnerable families2020-04-03T13:03:17+01:00

Mayor Halsema of Amsterdam shares Letters about the coronavirus for all “Amsterdammers”

2020-04-02T12:56:19+01:00

Dear Amsterdammers, Corona is currently dominating our lives, and unfortunately it will continue to do so for some time. Our city is also being hit hard. I would like to wish a swift recovery to all those who are ill and I would like to offer my sincere sympathies to those who have lost [...]

Mayor Halsema of Amsterdam shares Letters about the coronavirus for all “Amsterdammers”2020-04-02T12:56:19+01:00

Has Sierra Leone’s experience with Ebola prepared it for coronavirus?

2020-04-02T11:06:24+01:00

"The lessons we learned from Ebola: trace, track, isolate. Make sure you involve the community". Between 2014 to 2016 Sierra Leone grappled with an outbreak of Ebola which killed eleven thousand people across the local region. It's now recorded its first case of coronavirus. So has its recent history made Sierra Leone better prepared to [...]

Has Sierra Leone’s experience with Ebola prepared it for coronavirus?2020-04-02T11:06:24+01:00

GPM supports COVID-19: Cities call for European solidarity

2020-04-02T10:53:32+01:00

The GPM stands in solidarity with EUROCITIES statement on Covid-19 European Solidarity  The Global Parliament of Mayors stands in solidarity with the EUROCITIES Mayors to overcome the pandemic corona crisis together, by acting cautiously, clearly and effectively on the ground. The GPM believes cities and countries can control this pandemic, but action [...]

GPM supports COVID-19: Cities call for European solidarity2020-04-02T10:53:32+01:00