COVID-19 has reinforced the need for healthy, livable, and resilient cities, highlighting the relationship between health, space, and infrastructure. With many cities under lockdown, public transport disrupted, health-care services running overcapacity, and infections skyrocketing, it is critical to rethink the role of cities as resilient engines of growth.
This virtual policy dialogue will focus on urban development and function in Asia in the post-COVID-19 era. It will feature remarks from urban development expert Tsuyoshi Hashimoto, who will describe keys to building equitable, accommodating, and resilient post-COVID-19 cities. It will set the stage for a panel discussion on related development models for the region.
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