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In two steps, share the responses developed by your city; region or national association to overcome the COVID-19 crisis.



The Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Marija Pej?inovi? Buri?, has issued a toolkit for governments across Europe on respecting human rights, democracy and the rule of law during the COVID-19 crisis.

COVID-19 Toolkit (available in several languages)

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Institute of the Regions of Europe - IRE

The Institute of the Regions of Europe organised an online discussion (in German) on measures to combat the COVID-19 pandemic in Austria and Georgia. Furthermore, IRE is organising the first European conference on the theme of "Europe and Coronavirus: Dangers and Opportunities" during the 16th European Summit in Salzburg from 27 to 29 September 2020. Several topics will be discussed such as "Europe, Coronavirus and democracy: dangers and opportunities", "Will Coronavirus kill the Green Deal", "Medical research and pandemic".

The Salzburg Global Seminar is organising a webinar on "Rethinking the Urban Contract" which aims to launch a reflection on the post-pandemic city. Participants will explore both the design and sociocultural changes in design and architecture of the city as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.