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This is a publication from the Committee of Digital and Knowledge-based Cities of United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) to disseminate its activities and current affairs related to the implementation of new information and communication technologies (ICT), innovation and Knowledge at the local level in the world.

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News

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Local is human, local is efficient, local is beautiful: highlights from the 3rd World Forum of Local Economic Development in Turin

Local is human, local is efficient, local is beautiful: highlights from the 3rd World Forum of Local Economic Development in Turin

Local is human, local is efficient, local is beautiful – these were key messages of Pope Francis in the opening ceremony of the 3rd World Forum of Local Economic Development (LED), which took place between 13 and 16 October in Turin, Italy. Hosted by Mayor Piero Fassino, the Forum gathered 2,000 participants from over 100 countries, including a delegation of …

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The 2nd Seminar on the Modernization of the Municipal Management was held successfully

The 2nd Seminar on the Modernization of the Municipal Management was held successfully

The Seminar gathered in the City of Sao Paulo more than 230 leaders of Latin America that debated on issues such as economy, governance, environment and quality of life. The Committee annual event organized by the National Confederation of Municipalities of Brazil (CNM) which holds the Vice-presidency of the Committee for Latin America, the Organization of American States (OEA), the …

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Upcoming events

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European Conference on "SMART MOBILITY PLANNING"

European Conference on "SMART MOBILITY PLANNING"

The mobility and transport planning will face major challenges: Urbanisation, demographic change and new technologies. The Interreg IVB-Project NISTO - New Integrated Smart Transport Options - developed an integrated mobility planning toolkit facilitating the evaluation of mobility concepts. The evaluation framework offers methods to appraise regional or local mobility projects in terms of their sustainability, stakeholder preferences, societal impact and …

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Smart City Expo

Smart City Expo

The world leading smart city event, bringing together global, national, and regional urban representatives, thought leaders, academic institutions, research centers, incubators, investors, and top corporations that have the kind of decision-making power that drives smart cities and empower its citizens. More information

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9th European Ecommerce Conference "Reshaping the future of the digital economy"

9th European Ecommerce Conference "Reshaping the future of the digital economy"

Under the motto “Reshaping the future of the digital economy" on 18 – 19 November 2015 will be held in the City of Bilbao one of the most important events at the European level on the digital economy. This year, the, European Ecommerce Conference will gather again international speakers and companies that are setting up the trends on the field …

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Climate Summit for Local Leaders

Climate Summit for Local Leaders

On December 4, Anne Hidalgo, Mayor of the City of Paris and Michael R. Bloomberg, the UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Cities and Climate Change – in partnership with the global networks of cities and local governments for climate action – will co-host the Climate Summit for Local Leaders, a global meeting of over a thousand mayors on climate change. …

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UCGL World Council 2015

UCGL World Council 2015

The World Council is the principal policy-making body of the World Organization. It decides the World Organization’s policies and ensures that general policies decided by the General Assembly are implemented.  The 2015 UCLG World Council meetings will be held from 4 to 7 December 2015 in Paris, France, at the kind invitation of Mayor Anne Hidalgo, Co‑President of UCLG, and in …

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