How are the cities of Latin America and the Caribbean preparing for a reopening before COVID-19?
This event was produced and hosted by the IDB Cities Network / Inter-American Development Bank.
How are cities confronting the coronavirus pandemic? Amidst these uncertain and complex times, the IDB Cities Network’s webinar series aims to create a virtual space in which local city leaders can discuss their experiences in managing the Coronavirus pandemic from a health and socioeconomic perspective.
In the recovery phase from the coronavirus pandemic, a key axis is the reopening of cities. Now, how to reactivate urban mobility, public spaces, and the urban economy without creating a second wave of infections? We invite you to the fourth meeting of the webinar cycle organized by the IDB Cities Network on local management in the coronavirus crisis. On this occasion, Luis Alberto Moreno, President of the Inter-American Development Bank, will talk with the following experts in urban planning and epidemiology:
- Richard Florida, Urbanist and Professor at University of Toronto’s School of Cities and Rotman School of Management
- Stefano Bertozzi, Dean Emeritus and Professor at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health
The videoconference was conducted partially in English and Spanish, with simultaneous interpretation in both languages and Portuguese.
Read blog: Post-Covid Response and Recovery for Latin American and Caribbean Cities, by Richard Florida