To continue tackling the challenges of the pandemic and to find solutions to minimise its impact, it is now necessary to learn and share experiences. Working groups are working in thematic clusters on specific topics in the field of green urban recovery
The COVID-19 pandemic has had devastating impacts on urban economies. This cluster helps urban practitioners find strategies to promote local economic development, private sector competitiveness, employment creation and tourism recovery.
New opportunities for environmental sustainability arose from the COVID-19 Pandemic. This cluster addresses green recovery, urban biodiversity and ecosystem protection, and circular water management.
Innovation ecosystems promote a city's resilience to crisis. Tech-startups, open innovation and city labs are thus the central discussion points of this cluster.
Fighting Trolls and Fake News with Media & Tech Literacy. What are tools social actors need to fight the dangerous misinformation and radicalization tendencies that we see arise in the aftermath of the COVID19 pandemic?
The COVID-19 pandemic revealed that cities must strive for greater digitalisation. With this in mind, this cluster discusses strategies for the digitisation of the education sector and public services.
Emergency and recovery plans, as well as crisis management tools for schools are the key discussion points of this cluster. After all, holistic crisis management is one of the most effective tools for pandemic response.
Existing gender inequalities were exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. This cluster deals with domestic violence and women's socio-economic well-being and access to public space during the pandemic, and develops strategies for gender-responsive urban recovery.
Event Series where municipal practitioners as well as experts from academia, civil society and economics discuss different topics of sustainable urban development in the post-COVID-19 era