Workshop on state of the cities and regions in the COVID-19 crisis - Barometer of cities and regions -  (C) European Union
29/06/2020 - 13:45

Workshop on state of the cities and regions in the COVID-19 crisis - Barometer of cities and regions

The European Committee of the Regions' upcoming workshop will consist of a qualitative assessment of the impact of COVID-19 on Europe's regions and cities. The discussion will be part of a larger report on the State of the Cities and regions in the crisis - called the Barometer of cities and regions.

The report will be delivered by 4th September and will include:

  • Assessment of the impact of COVID-19 on Europe's regions and cities
  • Review of the EU's response, particularly at the local and regional level 
  • Policy recommendations
  • Reality check
  • Responses during the pandemic to investing in social and employment, SMEs, education and youth, science policy and research.

Day 1 of the workshop will include a brainstorming session and consideration of relevant statistical indicators and day 2 will present a discussion of the findings, results and hypotheses, as well as policy recommendations.

For more information please see the attached agenda.