The UCLG Community of Practice Digital Cities will work on 3 fields of activities:
1. Update of the “Smart Cities Study”
The main objective of the Community of Practice Digital Cities is the update each 2-3 years of the “Smart Cities Study”. A study with a global and cross-cutting approach of the different levers in which the potential for a city to grow and transform lie.
The study has the following objectives:
• To characterise the current situation and the opportunities of these fields at the local level.
• To identify the key elements that may either slow the development of these fields at the local level, or may facilitate their growth.
• To identify successful case studies (good practices) that can serve as a reference for other cities to advance the “smart city” concept.
The Community of Practice will also collaborate with other organizations in the elaboration of papers with recommendations on issues related with the Smart Cities.
2. Learning meetings
Collaboration in the organization of learning meetings on issues related with the Smart Cities Study.
Collaboration with other international organizations that work on issues related with the Smart Cities such as: UN-HABITAT, Uraía Platform, We-Go, WBA, among others, to position new technologies as a tool for a sustainable development in the cities.