During a crisis, "it is always the most vulnerable in society that bear the heaviest burden. This is precisely why the strong leadership from Mayors and cities worldwide, to shape the future we want in the aftermath of the pandemic - a future that works for everyone".
Cities know how to cater efficiently to their citizens needs and should be given the proper economic means.
"Around the world, city governments are stepping in to provide the shelter, food and essentials that people need. In Europe, we ask for direct funding to be made available to cities, so that they can swiftly respond to their citizens’ needs".