Mitigation of economic effects, assistance to the most vulnerable and sustainability actions are in the action plans of city halls in Latin America and the Caribbean

  The signatory cities to the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy in Latin America and the Caribbean continue to implement effective actions in the fight against COVID-19. Local leaders in the region are taking steps forward and giving firm responses to the global crisis caused by the rapid spread of the coronavirus.…

Statement by the International Urban Cooperation Program for Latin America and the Caribbean: cities and the new coronavirus

The crisis triggered by the new coronavirus highlights the need for firm and vigorous public policy responses, demonstrating the enormous responsibility that falls on the public spheres of governments and, in particular, on local governments, that are directly responsible for urban management and the functioning of cities. City governments and municipal administrations are directly associated…