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Dubai launches first local UN city data hub

Dubai launches first local UN city data hub

Hosting the local data hub allows Dubai to lead the promotion of the initiative, encourage regional cities to participate and create an open data-sharing network.

Partnership provides guidance on smart and sustainable communities

Partnership provides guidance on smart and sustainable communities

The English-language guide contains concrete actions that aim to help municipalities develop smart concepts and build sustainable and liveable places.

Foresight launches renewable energy investment income fund

Foresight launches renewable energy investment income fund

The fund gives Australian wholesale investors access to an asset class that has typically been available exclusively to institutional investors.

Finnish university sets out the drivers for 6G

Finnish university sets out the drivers for 6G

University of Oulu says that 5G research is maturing so we must start to engage in mapping what 6G can become "at its boldest" and has published a whitepaper on the subject.

Southern Africa establishes Climate Finance Facility

Southern Africa establishes Climate Finance Facility

It follows a year-long process between the Development Bank of Southern Africa and the Green Climate Fund and aims to accelerate climate initiatives in the region.

UN Social Impact Investing Initiative opens Helsinki office

UN Social Impact Investing Initiative opens Helsinki office

The global initiative supports Helsinki’s goal of achieving a more significant role for cities in implementing the sustainable development goals.