News

Company Benefits in the USC Program

Company Benefits in the USC Program

Benefits for Your Company The United Smart Cities programme offers coopera­tion opportunities to businesses to implement smart urban solutions and technologies in cities. Businesses can be part of this process and act as industry partners in their branch specific sectors and to form strategic partnerships with the cities, international organiza­tions and its decision makers. Benefits…

City Benefits in the USC Program

The goal of United Smart Cities is to help cities, especially in transition and developing countries, to improve their sustainable growth while focusing on a more transparent and efficient use of their resources, by granting them an easier access to new and affordable technologies and to enhance the living conditions of their citizens. A central part of the project is the development of smart…

Smart City Profiling

Smart City Profiling

A central part of the project is the development of smart city profiles based on a set of globally agreed urban development indicators. The overall goal is to agree on a global standard endorsed by all UNECE countries and to apply this to both Advanced and Ambitious Smart Cities worldwide. Based on the smart city profiles, cities will be assessed and evaluated, gaps iden­tifies and concrete…

Working to achive SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities

Working to achive SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals 2030 (UNSDG2030) The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development was adopted by the UN General Assembly in 2015 with the aim of transforming our world by eradicating poverty and ensuring collaborative partnerships in the sustainable development triumvirate: the economic, social and environmental arms. The Goals and targets will stimulate action over…

What is the USC program about?

What is the USC program about?

United Smart Cities (USC) is a global program, initiated by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), UN-Habitat and the Organization for International Economic Relations (OiER), which is serving as a multi-stakeholder platform. It is a new and innovative way of bringing together the public and private sector, as well academia and international organizations to jointly discuss…

Bridge for Cities - Developing Green Economies for Cities

Bridge for Cities - Developing Green Economies for Cities

UNIDO and FCSSC WELCOME participants from the public and private sectors, including municipal representatives, development finance institutions, domestic and international enterprises, international organizations, industry association, and experts from academia.  On the occasion of the 2nd annual BRI event, UNIDO will be organizing an exhibition in the central rotunda of the Vienna…

We are re-launching our web channels

We are re-launching our web channels

Welcome to our program United Smart Cites. Our goal is to promote sustainable urban development, especially in countries with transition economies and developing countries, through analysis of practices and policies, pilot activities, exchange of experiences and best practices, networking and capacity building. The project will help to scale up the European experiences of smart cities to…