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Digital Technologies and the COVID-19 Pandemic
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Migration - 16/04/2020
The 5th Live Learning meeting was again hosted by UCLG, Metropolis and UN-Habitat on April 15. The series started late March and has brought together over 1,000 participants from local and regional governments, the UN system, partners from the civil society and the private sector. Cities across the globe have shared their experiences, initiatives and actions in response to the pandemic. They also shared their frontline views on how cities may transform beyond the outbreak. (+)
Local Government Associations: multiplying and upscaling of measures
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The Live Learning Series hosted by UCLG, Metropolis, and UN-Habitat, is a momentous exercise of local and regional governments sharing their experiences, initiatives, and actions to support their communities facing the pandemic through the provision of key basic services. (+)
Mobility, a cornerstone of public services in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic
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#BeyondTheOutbreak - The Live Learning Series hosted by UCLG, Metropolis, and UN Habitat, is going strong with local and regional governments sharing their experiences, initiatives, and actions to support their communities facing the pandemic through the provision of key basic services. (+)
Ensuring everyone can #StayAtHome through the provision of public services
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Nairobi, Barcelona, 2 April 2020 - The Live Learning Series hosted by UCLG, Metropolis, and UN Habitat, that began last week with local and regional governments sharing their experiences, initiatives, and actions to support their communities facing the pandemic is entering its second phase, focusing on specific public services. (+)
UCLG Secretary General Emilia Saiz, as member of the Universal Healthcare 2030 Movement reminds world leaders of their universal health coverage commitments.
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Urban health - 02/04/2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is pushing health systems around the world to the limit, having an immense impact on the way in which we are living. Our response, as a humanity, to the outbreak and beyond will shape the future of the world, and it is essential to face this human crisis with a renewed commitment to protecting health services, and the public servants that carry them out. (+)
 A Message from the World Secretariat
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- 30/03/2020
Dear members, We hope this letter finds you healthy and in good spirits in these trying times. None of us would have imagine a 2020 like it looks today. We imagine your day-to-day work is challenged by this difficult context and we want to transmit the acknowledgement of such on behalf of the World Secretariat Team in our capacity as citizens of your cities and towns. Thank you and your councils for taking care of us all!. (+)

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