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10 principles for the responsible use of technology for COVID-19 response

The Cities Coalition for Digital Rights, in partnership with the United Nations Human Rights Office, United Nations Habitat, EUROCITIES, and United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) released 10 recommendations focused on privacy and human rights related to the responsible use of digital technologies in response to pandemics such as COVID-19. This, to support the claim that such principles are considered to be fundamental to promoting safe, inclusive and sustainable cities.

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publication date: 03-06-2020

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start date: 16-06-2020
end date: 16-06-2020

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start date: 09-06-2020
end date: 09-06-2020

  •  economy
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publication date: 26-05-2020

  •  economy
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start date: 25-05-2020
end date: 25-05-2020

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Forbes: Building smart cities - EU and China

Smart cities are popping up left and right. China and the EU are taking different approaches when it comes to funding: Who is actually building these smart cities? Nikolaos Kontinakis, Acting Projects Director, EUROCITIES, shares some thoughts.

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publication date: 19-05-2020

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SCIS Webinar: 'Replication in practice' Common challenges and enablers for the replication of smart city solutions

Join us on Tuesday 9 June from 2:00 - 3:30 PM for the webinar co-organised with the Smart Cities Information System (SCIS):

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start date: 09-06-2020
end date: 09-06-2020

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The path to paradise begins in hell

This famous line of Dante Alighieri made me think of the current crisis and how we are all moving from a hell-like emergency phase to the recovery of our economies and societies.

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publication date: 19-05-2020

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Ursula Von der Leyen reveals green and digital plans for EU recovery

In a speech to the European Parliament on Wednesday 13 May, the president of the European Commission, shared the plans for EU’s next long term budget and the main features of the recovery plan for Europe with a focus on green, digital and support to those hardest hits by the crisis.

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publication date: 14-05-2020

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Cities Today: Cities need more support from the EU in light of the coronavirus

Anna Lisa Boni, secretary general, EUROCITIES, shares some thoughts on much needed solidarity at this time, and what cities are already doing to respond both now and for the longer term.

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publication date: 11-05-2020