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ITU-T, Smart Sustainable Cities

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ITU-T, SMART SUSTAINABLE CITIES AT A GLANCE

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ITU-T is the ideal platform for IoT and smart sustainable cities stakeholders to exchange knowledge and identify policy and standard needs.

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ITU-T STUDY GROUP 20 - Internet of Things and smart cities and communities

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ITU-T Study Group 20 (SG20) is responsible for the development of international standards to enable the coordinated development of IoT technologies in smart cities, including machine-to-machine communications and ubiquitous sensor networks. This Study Group is also involved in studies relating to big data aspects of IoT and smart cities and communities. 
Next meeting: 4-15 September 2017, Geneva, Switzerland

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UNITED FOR SMART SUSTAINABLE CITIES

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ITU and UNECE launched "United for Smart Sustainable Cities" (U4SSC) in response to the Sustainable Development Goal 11: "Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable".

U4SSC advocates for public policy to encourage the use of ICTs to facilitate and ease the transition to smart sustainable cities.​

U4SSC serves as the global platform for discussions on smart sustainable cities.

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REPORT: THE CASE OF DUBAI










  
The case study “Implementing ITU-T International Standards to Shape Smart Sustainable Cities: The Case of Dubai" details Dubai’s ambitious and trailblazing journey towards becoming a smart city, a venture worthy of emulation by other aspiring smart cities around the world. Press release.

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KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS ON SMART SUSTAINABLE CITIES



 
ITU and UNECE together with CBD, ECLAC, FAO, UNCCD, UNECA, UNEP, UNEP-FI, UNFCCC UN-Habitat, UNIDO, UNU-IAS, UN-Women, WMO and WTO developed a set of international key performance indicators (KPIs) for Smart sustainable cities (SSC) to establish the criteria to evaluate ICT´s contributions in making cities smarter and more sustainable, and to provide cities with the means for self-assessments. 

All cities around the world are invited to participate in this project and pilot these KPIs.

Please feel free to contact the U4SSC secretariat should you like to find out more. 

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GLOBAL PORTAL ON INTERNET OF THINGS AND SMART SUSTAINABLE CITIES

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This webpage provides references to external resources on IoT and smart sustainable cities.

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