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Accession from the Netherlands

Accession from the Netherlands

As the first Dutch municipality, Krimpen aan den Ijssel, became part of United Smart Cities, a worldwide program of the European Economic Commission of the United Nations (UNECE) and the Organization for International Economic Relations (OiER).  Krimpen aan den IJssel has become a member of United for Sustainable Cities (U4SSC), a worldwide platform that for instance aims to encourage the…

USC - The program that will help Alesund become one of the World’s Smartest Cities

USC - The program that will help Alesund become one of the World’s Smartest Cities

“What Ålesund and the region have to offer is completely unique! I have been around many countries and cities, and I have not seen anything like this in terms of competence in the use of simulators”, says Kari Aina Eik to TV 2. She is the Program Coordinator of the UN Smart City Program, which, through the use of technology, will develop smart and sustainable cities…

The Netherlands - Of putting together a smart country

The Netherlands - Of putting together a smart country

In the Netherlands, more and more cities are focusing on smart city strategies. Some are following an unconventional approach: the mayor of Den Bosch, Jack Mikkers, relies on "teddy bear challenges". "No city wants to be a dumb city." Jack Mikkers was in a really good mood during the presentation of the National Smart Cities Strategy last year. Although the…

High-Level delegation from the Republic of Angola visits USC in Vienna

High-Level delegation from the Republic of Angola visits USC in Vienna

With great honor, the USC-Team in Vienna welcomed an esteemed delegation of the Republic of Angola to the Vienna headquarters. The visit was organized by the Embassy of the Republic of Angola in Vienna, which invited high-ranking representatives from the government, various organizations and authorities, as well as business representatives to discuss the subjects of transforming Angola’s…

USC is supporting the Energy Globe Award in Iran 2019

USC is supporting the Energy Globe Award in Iran 2019

Energy Globe a strategic partner foundation of United Smart Cities is organizing their annual Energy Globe Award in Iran January 2019. Energy Globe Award Yazd, Iran Monday, 28th January 2019 The „Energy Globe“ - The World Award for Sustainability - is today’s most renowned environmental prize worldwide. This fact was surveyed by the American agency Arthur D. Little. In…

USC goes Mexico City: Latam Mobility Summit

USC goes Mexico City: Latam Mobility Summit

According to UN-Habitat, Latin America is the most urbanized world region and the urban population rate in the continent will reach 89% in 2050. One of the core questions will be how mobility needs to be transformed to fit the future needs of the people living there. To face given upcoming problems Latin-American cities are already starting initiatives and the private business sector is…

USC at the Business for Smart Cities Congress in Kyiv’s Olympic Stadium

USC at the Business for Smart Cities Congress in Kyiv’s Olympic Stadium

USC is having the pleasure to engage at the global annual Business for Smart Cities event in Kyiv, Ukraine. It is gathering the leaders of the region, international experts and investors to interact on this platform.  The stadium as a venue will be divided into three areas where different activities will take place: An exposition space to display Smart Cities innovations, a Congress and…

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