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Final Report: Virtual Global Exchange

2021 - "Municipal Response to COVID-19" from 23rd November to 3rd December 2020

erstellt von:

Daniela Marzavan et. al.

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The exchange was designed to bring together urban practitioners from all over the globe. The goal was to ignite creativity, innovation, solidarity and motivation, while creating and enhancing this global community of practice around the common purpose of combating the global COVID-19 pandemic and its consequences with smart local solutions and strategies.

During the first week, urban practitioners and experts from different municipalities, the civil society, business and academia, presented a total of 56 Good Practices in 18 sessions and gave insights into their experienced challenges and local solutions to deal with the pandemic. The exchange were centered around the nine topics were Public Health, Crisis Management, Economic Response, Housing, Education, Digitalisation, Crisis Communication, Innovation, and Green Urban Recovery.

The second week was about receiving practical “How To” capsules with practical exercises on topics that came up repeatedly during the exchange events such as: social media usage, digital tools, and how to plan for virtual meetings. Finally, the newly learned mindsets and tools could be applied in a 4-hour solution design workshop.


COVID-19 Bildung Digitalisierung & Kommunikation Gender-Sensitivität in der Pandemie Innovation Klimaneutrale Stadtentwicklung Krisenmanagement Öffentliche Gesundheit & kommunale Dienste Lokale Wirtschaft & Industrie Wohnen Connective Cities Good Urban Governance Krisenmanagement Öffentliche Gesundheit Smart Cities / Digitalisierung Integrierte Stadtentwicklung Öffentlicher Raum Sicherheit in Städten Stadt und Klimawandel Lokale Wirtschaftsentwicklung Green Urban Economy Innovationsförderung


   Afrika  Asien  Europa  Deutschland  Mittel-, Ost- und Südosteuropa  Lateinamerika  Naher Osten






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