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Inside the #MayorsActNow Campaign

2020-06-25T13:25:59+01:00

April 22, 2020 - The Global Parliament of Mayors initiated the Corona Crisis: Mayors Act Now Campaign to keep mayors informed and connected during the biggest global challenge of the 21st century, but pandemic preparedness is no new priority for the GPM. In 2018, mayors supported the GPM Bristol Declaration, which was established with the [...]

Inside the #MayorsActNow Campaign2020-06-25T13:25:59+01:00

Mayor Leoluca Orlando (Palermo) asks EU Mayors to support EU petition COVID-19

2020-06-25T13:27:55+01:00

22 April 2020 - Call from Mayor Leoluca Orlando of Palermo and GPM Executive Committee member: The President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen has recently declared that “we need a Marshall Plan for Europe”. I am contacting you to ask you to join our initiative and relaunch it together with Mayors from [...]

Mayor Leoluca Orlando (Palermo) asks EU Mayors to support EU petition COVID-192020-06-25T13:27:55+01:00

Joint letter Mayors Amsterdam, Barcelona, Paris and Milan to ask for no austerity as way out of Covid-19 crisis

2020-06-25T13:28:44+01:00

22 April 2020 - In a joint letter published together with the mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo, Amsterdam, Femke Halsema, Milan, Giuseppe Sala and Barcelona, Ada Colau; Mayors have asked the European Union to not apply austerity measures as a way out of the economic crisis resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic. Colau, Hidalgo, Halsema and Sala [...]

Joint letter Mayors Amsterdam, Barcelona, Paris and Milan to ask for no austerity as way out of Covid-19 crisis2020-06-25T13:28:44+01:00

Redesigning The COVID-19 City

2020-06-25T13:31:16+01:00

A man wearing a face mask as a preventive measure against the spread of the new coronavirus walks next to commercial buildings in the Raffles Place financial business district in Singapore on April 14. Roslan Rahman/AFP via Getty Images 20 April 2020 - The COVID-19 pandemic brought the world's bustling cities to a screeching halt. [...]

Redesigning The COVID-19 City2020-06-25T13:31:16+01:00

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

Amid the pandemic, a sobering lesson. More, not less, international cooperation needed.

2020-04-10T12:19:32+01:00

By IVO DAALDER CHICAGO TRIBUNE | APR 09, 2020 | 1:21 PM The performance of a new coronavirus vaccine is tested at the Wistar Institute in Philadelphia, but the finished product remains in production.(Monica Herndon/The Philadelphia Inquirer) For the past 30 years, international politics have been shaped by two fundamental realities: America’s unrivaled power and the forces of [...]

Amid the pandemic, a sobering lesson. More, not less, international cooperation needed.2020-04-10T12:19:32+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

The coronavirus pandemic could be devastating for the world’s migrants

2020-04-09T15:16:09+01:00

The coronavirus pandemic could be devastating for the world's migrants Syrian White Helmets sanitize the Bab Al-Nour internally displaced persons camp Image: REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi - RC2TRF9PRG3F 06 Apr 2020 Marie McAuliffeHead of Migration Policy Research Division, International Organization for Migration Céline BaulozSenior Research Officer, International Organization for Migration The pandemic could exacerbate the existing vulnerabilities [...]

The coronavirus pandemic could be devastating for the world’s migrants2020-04-09T15:16:09+01:00