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IUC Webinar: Cities facing COVID-19: What's worked, what hasn't and what is next?

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Senior policymakers and civic leaders from Hamburg (Germany), Barcelona (Spain), and Vila Nova de Famalicão (Portugal), share their experiences and offer recommendations on strategies for responding to and recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic. The panelists for this webinar are:

  • Paulo Cunha: Mayor of Vila Nova de Famalicão, Portugal
  • Dr. Elke Jakubowski: Head of Infectious Diseases Control and Public Health Services, Hamburg, Germany
  • Javi Buron: Housing Manager, City Council, Barcelona, Spain
  • Tricia Hackett (Moderator): Sustainable Urban Development Advisor, IUC-NA

The event will take place on 28 April 2020 at 17:00 CET (11:00 EDT). 

To sign up to watch the webinar, please go to the event registration

This webinar is part of a series organized by the European Union's International Urban Cooperation Programme - North America (IUC-NA). This programme pairs cities from the EU with cities in Mexico, USA, and Canada to help achieve local and international political objectives on sustainable urban development and climate change. For further information on IUC-NA, please visit the programme website