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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
What role will ride-sharing play in the post-Covid-19 era?
James Cox, CEO of MIT-born start-up Routable AI, talks to SmartCitiesWorld about future trends in the sector following the impact of the global pandemic.
03 Aug 2020
Taking a security-first approach to smart cities
30 Jul 2020
With AI, Yanbu has become smarter and safer
27 Jul 2020
Fibre can transform society but only if governments are prepared to give a helping hand
30 Jul 2020
WEBINAR: Smart technology and the pandemic: how digital twins are central to cities' strategies
26 Jul 2020
WEBINAR: The million sensors you didn’t know you already have. The unexpected value of a city’s fibre revealed
20 Jul 2020
White Paper: Smart Buildings and Carbon Neutrality: a race against time
15 Sep 2020
2020 Wellbeing Cities Forum
04 Nov 2020
IoT Tech Expo North America 2020 - Santa Clara Convention Center, CA
09 Nov 2020
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