E-governance and smart cities

Geneva Tsinghua Initiative

Session 194

13:00–14:00 CEST (UTC+02:00), Monday, 29 June 2020 Thematic Workshop

The significance of open government data sharing and usage for smart city construction

There is substantial evidence to suggest a gradual rise in the use of e-government to provide public services to citizens and other persons. By looking into the practices that government is making use of ICT to deliver public services and interact with citizens, we will present different e-government models around the world with the goal to raise the awareness of ICT in the field of public administration and to promote valuable practices for the achievement of better governance.

This session mainly links to WSIS Action Lines 1); 7); 11).

C1: The role of public governance authorities and all stakeholders in the promotion of ICTs for development

C7: ICT Applications: E-government

C11: International and regional cooperation

Yamin Xu
Yamin Xu Eastern region Lead IoT Robotics & Smart Cities, World Economic Forum

Sarita Turner
Sarita Turner Vice President U.S. Programs, Institute for Sustainable Communities Moderator

Edward Elson Kosasih
Edward Elson Kosasih Chief Information Officer Alva Energi

Dingpu Liu
Dingpu Liu Deputy Director Telecommunication Technology labs, China Academy of Information and Communications Technology (CAICT)

Big Data Digital Economy Digital Inclusion Digital Transformation Infrastructure Smart Cities
WSIS Action Lines
  • AL C1 logo C1. The role of governments and all stakeholders in the promotion of ICTs for development
  • AL C7 E–GOV logo C7. ICT applications: benefits in all aspects of life — E-government
  • AL C11 logo C11. International and regional cooperation
Sustainable Development Goals
  • Goal 1 logo Goal 1: End poverty in all its forms everywhere
  • Goal 9 logo Goal 9: Build resilient infrastructure, promote sustainable industrialization and foster innovation
  • Goal 11 logo Goal 11: Make cities inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable
  • Goal 16 logo Goal 16: Promote just, peaceful and inclusive societies