Politicians, policy makers and public servants have never faced a situation like this. They immediately need policies that really work. Best practices can serve as an inspiration, a starting point and a proof of concept.
To identify practical next steps for local contexts, the OECD will facilitate an international conference on the potential implications of the coronavirus crisis.
Committee hearings that would normally be open to the public are now livestreamed. Also, witnesses and submitters can participate by video conference or teleconference.
To reduce the risk of infection, passengers no longer have to touch the door openers of metros, trams, and buses.
The government of the Austrian province Lower Austria offers free and publicly accessible webinars on the topic of “Secure Home Office”. They inform citizens on how to protect themselves and their data.