Global Covid-19 , Democracy, devolution and governance

Managing from the eye of the storm – the municipal response to Covid-19 in Madrid and Barcelona


Spain is currently one of the countries most seriously affected by the Covid-19 epidemic. This short briefing will follow the cases of Madrid and Barcelona city councils to contextualise some of the measures adopted by Spanish local authorities during the crisis. These measures may be of interest to councils in areas where the pandemic is still in an earlier stage of development.

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