ITU and UNECE launched "United for Smart Sustainable Cities" (U4SSC) in May 2016 in response to the
Sustainable Development Goal 11: "Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable".
U4SSC is now an UN initiative supported by CBD, ECLAC, FAO, ITU, UNECA, UNCCD, UNECE, UN-Women, UNEP, UNEP-FI, UNFCCC, UN-Habitat, UNIDO, UNU-IAS, WMO and WTO.
U4SSC advocates for public policy to encourage the use of ICTs to facilitate and ease the transition to smart sustainable cities.
U4SSC second meeting was held on 5 April 2017.
U4SSC developed three deliverables from June 2016 to June 2017. These are:
- Flipbook on "Connecting cities and communities with the SDGs"
- Flipbook on "Enhancing innovation and participation in smart sustainable cities"
- Flipbook on "Implementing SDG11 by connecting sustainability policies and urban planning practices through ICTs"
U4SSC ToRU4SSC Management teamU4SSC first meeting
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