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The Committee publishes the second edition of the Smart Cities Study 2017

For the elaboration of the study 20 cities from all around the world have participated through the sending of the data collection form with the information of their city. The second edition of the “Smart Cities Study 2017”…

The Connected City Blueprint is now available

The Connected City Advisory Board (CCAB) from the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) would like to share with United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) the release of the first Connected City Blueprint. This report intends to work as a…

Take part in the WBA Smart City Research Initiative

Our partner, the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA), the Connected City Advisory Board and IHS Markit have taken the initiative to initiate quarterly research on specific topics relating Smart Cities. The results of the market research will be made…

4th WeGO General Assembly

The General Assembly of the World e-Governments Organization of Cities and Local Governments (WeGO) is the organization’s triennial flagship conference accompanied by numerous smart city-related side events. 300+ mayors, chief information officers, and public officers of cities and…

UCLG Executive Bureau

The United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) Executive Bureau will be held on 18-19 April in Madrid, Spain, under the invitation of the Mayor of the city, Manuela Carmena. The 2017 Executive Bureau will be held back-to-back with…

APPLY FOR THE 3rd WeGO SMART SUSTAINABLE CITY AWARDS 2017

Our partner, the World e-Governments Organization of Cities and Local Governments (WeGO) has recently launched the 3rd edition of the WeGO Smart Sustainable City Awards. The 3rd WeGO Smart Sustainable City Awards is an international competition that recognizes…

The Committee collaborates again with the Uraía Platform in the elaboration of the publication on SMART technologies and municipal finances

The latest Uraía publication with the title: “The impact of SMART technologies in the municipal budget: increase revenue and reduce expenses for better public services” is the result of the discussions during the workshop in Nicosia, Cyprus. The…

Uraia 2017 workshop – Transparency and accountability

The Committee collaborates again in the organization of the Uraia´s annual workshop. In 2017, Uraía will organize its annual “Citizenship Series” in Madrid, on February 8 – 10th, in partnership with the Spanish Federation of Municipalities (FEMP), on…

WBA Asian Vision Forum – Connecting Cities and Citizens

Wireless Broadband Alliance introduces its first Vision Forum Asia – Connecting Cities and Citizens. WBA Vision Forum Asia – Connecting Cities & Citizens will feature seminar sessions and executive roundtables, providing an opportunity for participants to meet leaders…

OUTCOMES OF THE WORLD SUMMIT OF LOCAL AND REGIONAL LEADERS (12-14 OCTOBER 2016, BOGOTA)

On Saturday the 15th of October, the UCLG World Council met in the framework of the Fifth UCLG Congress and World Summit of Local and Regional Leaders in Bogotá, Colombia. The World Council, UCLG’s principle policy-making body, approved…