Newsletter

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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First Call for Pilot-Projects of the Uraía Platform

First Call for Pilot-Projects of the Uraía Platform

We inform you that the Uraía Platform has recently opened its first call for Pilot-Projects support. The deadline for projects submission is August 31st 2015. One of the main activities of the Uraía Platform is to facilitate pilot projects implementation by offering technical assistance to partners that are willing to experiment in their territories. It will particularly encourage the development …

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The Committee renews its website

The Committee renews its website

  From the Committee we have being working during the months of June and July in the renewal of the Committee website and we are glad to inform you that the website www.uclg-digitalcities.org is online. We wanted to create a more attractive website that can facilitate the dissemination of the activities in which from the Committee we are working on. …

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The Committee collaborates with the Uraía Platform in the organization of its first capacity-building workshop in Oslo

The Committee collaborates with the Uraía Platform in the organization of its first capacity-building workshop in Oslo

The Committee has being an active partner of the Uraía platform since it was launched in 2014 during the workshop "SMART Technologies for municipal sustainability" held in Santander. On June 29th and 30th 2015, the Uraía Platform organized its first capacity building activity in Oslo, Norway, on "Public-Private Partnerships Negotiation for SMART City Management". More than 35 representatives from local …

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The Committee met in Porto Alegre on June 12th to define the work plan for 2015

The Committee met in Porto Alegre on June 12th to define the work plan for 2015

The UCLG Committee of Digital and Knowledge-based cities organized on the occasion of the UCLG Executive Bureau in Porto Alegre, a working meeting with the committee members on the 12th of June 2015. The meeting was chaired by the City of Bilbao, Chair of the Committee and the National Confederation of Municipalities of Brazil (CNM), Vice-chair of the Committee for …

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Pioneering cities from across the globe approve new action plan to harness culture in sustainable development

Pioneering cities from across the globe approve new action plan to harness culture in sustainable development

Local leaders launch "Culture 21: Actions" and call for international community to follow suit and fully integrate culture into Post-2015 Agenda Representatives of more than fifty cities from every continent came together in Bilbao from 18-20 March for the first ever United Cities and Local Governments Culture Summit. Over the three days of this landmark event, local leaders and practitioners …

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Upcoming events

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UCLG-MEWA Smart Cities Committee Meeting

UCLG-MEWA Smart Cities Committee Meeting

We inform you that the International Brand Cities Summit and UCLG-MEWA Smart Cities Committee Meeting, co-organized by United Cities and Local Governments Middle East and West Asia Section (UCLG-MEWA), World Academy for Local Government and Democracy (WALD) and Konya Metropolitan Municipality will take place on 8-9 September 2015 in the City of Konya, Turkey. UCLG-MEWA Smart Cities Committee Meeting will …

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II SEMINAR ON THE MODERNIZATION OF THE MUNICIPAL MANAGEMENT

II SEMINAR ON THE MODERNIZATION OF THE MUNICIPAL MANAGEMENT

The “II Seminar on the Modernization of the Municipal Management” will be held from September 30th to October 2nd 2015 in the City of Sao Paulo Brazil. The Seminar is organized by the National Confederation of Municipalities of Brazil (CNM) and the Organization of American States (OEA), in collaboration with the UCLG Committee of Digital and Knowledge-based Cities -Chaired by the City …

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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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UCGL World Council 2015

UCGL World Council 2015

Please note that you might require a visa to visit France and that the process can be lengthy. If you are planning to attend this meeting, we strongly advise you to let us know as soon as possible. Check this page periodically for the latest updates. For more information: Do not hesitate to get in touch with us at the …

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ICT 2015 Innovate, Connect, Transform

ICT 2015 Innovate, Connect, Transform

The European Commission, together with the Fundaçao para a Ciência e a Tecnologia Portugal bring you: ICT 2015 - Innovate, Connect, Transform, 20-22 October 2015 in Lisbon, Portugal. The ICT 2015 event will comprise a number of parallel activities: A policy conference presenting the new Commission´s policies and initiatives on Research & Innovation in ICT (Horizon 2020 Programme); An interactive …

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