Montevideo, Uruguay, 11 - 14 March 2014
At the kind invitation from the government of Uruguay, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the United Nation Education Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) jointly organized a series of events dedicated to the overarching theme of "Smart Sustainable Cities".
As part of their mandate to secure a sustainable future, ITU and UNESCO set out on an ambitious mission to raise awareness on the need for sustainable development, through the harnessing of ICTs to achieve this end. These series of events took place in Montevideo, Uruguay, from 11-14 March with an agenda to further crucial themes including smart sustainable cities, e-waste management, human exposure to electromagnetic fields and the collaboration with Academia.
These events brought together leading specialists in the field, from top policy-makers to engineers, designers, planners, government officials, regulators, academia, standards experts and others.