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Dubai launches first local UN city data hub
11 Nov 2019
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
07 Oct 2019
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
13 Sep 2019
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
11 Sep 2019
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
26 Aug 2019
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
12 Aug 2019
The global initiative supports Helsinki’s goal of achieving a more significant role for cities in implementing the sustainable development goals.
Climate change represents the "battle of our lives" says UN chief
05 Jun 2019
With air pollution the theme of World Environment Day, the UN is calling on everyone to take action to explore renewable energy and green technologies.
UN calls for investments in green infrastructure
28 May 2019
Member states want to see the rise of ecosystem-based solutions to help prevent environmental disasters and mitigate climate change as well as reduce their harmful effects.
UN-Habitat in Chinese partnership to use AI to create smarter cities
05 Mar 2019
It will work with Chinese partners to explore the use of artificial intelligence in urban and economic development and pave the way for a global alliance of smart cities
Outdoor offices, millions of plants and super canals: First look at plans for Smart Forest City Cancun
The development in Mexico is Stefano Boeri’s most ambitious forest city yet, covering a 557-hectare site. Largely food self-sufficient and powered by solar panels, it aims to be a "pioneer" for smart cities.
17 Jan 2020
A "system of systems" approach to breaking down smart city silos
13 Jan 2020
Can new satellite constellations bridge the digital divide?
10 Jan 2020
Smart cities: Why blockchain is changing the game
08 Jan 2020
WEBINAR: Blockchain for smart city cybersecurity and data monetisation
06 Jan 2020
WEBINAR: How Atlanta is pioneering partnerships to fund smart city projects
03 Dec 2019
OnDemand WEBINAR: The intersection of sustainability and mobility
11 Feb 2020
13 Feb 2020
Smart City UK Conference and Expo
20 Feb 2020
City Profile Webinar: Atlanta
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