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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

Coronavirus in the city

2020-04-02T10:17:24+01:00

Coronavirus in the city: A Q&A on the catastrophe confronting the urban poor ‘While all populations are affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, not all populations are affected equally.’ Written by: Andrew Gully Shacks built of corrugated iron are seen in Kibera slum in Nairobi, Kenya, on 18 March 2020. (Baz Ratner/Reuters) EDINBURGH, UK Health systems [...]

Coronavirus in the city2020-04-02T10:17:24+01:00

Mayor Ricardo Rio of Braga shares video message on new approaches during pandemic of Covid-19

2020-03-30T12:10:18+01:00

Mayor Ricardo Rio of Braga shares a video message for all mayors and city networks to share experiences and best practises on the initiatives that at local level Braga is developing towards the prevention and fight against Covid-19. The best way to this is by presenting the initiatives that Braga has developed and [...]

Mayor Ricardo Rio of Braga shares video message on new approaches during pandemic of Covid-192020-03-30T12:10:18+01:00

Mayor Hubert Bruls of Nijmegen “Counting on all of you”

2020-03-31T11:59:54+01:00

"I count on all of you" said Mayor Bruls. Mayor Hubert Bruls speaks to the people of the city Nijmegen on the challenging en demanding situation in times of the corona crisis. Everyone has an important role to contribute and stop the virus outbreak and make sure that the most vulnerable people will [...]

Mayor Hubert Bruls of Nijmegen “Counting on all of you”2020-03-31T11:59:54+01:00