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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 Pejčinović Burić, 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)

Home Initiatives Relaying the actions of Congress partners

Relaying the actions of Congress partners

Local and regional authorities urgently need information and resources. National, European and international associations of cities and regions have developed initiatives to share experiences, such as: 

  • the Action Plan and an exchange platform by the European Committee of the Regions
  • the experience-sharing campaign by the Global Parliament of Mayors
  • the repository of specific cases in cross-border areas by the Association of European Border Regions
  • the webinar platform by Eurocities to help access EU funding 
  • an online market engagement by ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability to connect health sector procurers and medical supply providers
  • and numerous dedicated web sections, hubs and blogs