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Forum “Shaping Smarter and More Sustainable Cities: Striving for Sustainable Development Goals”

18 - 19 May 2016

Rome, Italy

Venue: Temple of Hadrian, Piazza di Pietra, Rome
Languages: English and Italian with simultaneous interpretation

At the kind invitation of the Ministry of Economic Development of Italy, the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE),  together with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) is organizing a forum on “Shaping Smarter and More Sustainable Cities: Striving for Sustainable Development Goals” on 18 and 19 May 2016 in Rome, Italy. The Forum will be hosted by Tecnoborsa.

The main objective of this Forum is to analyse and conduct discussions on the concept of smart sustainable cities. It will also aim to map current national and international initiatives in this area, and identify key challenges and opportunities at the local level. During the Forum, various standards, indicators and methodologies implemented to assess the performance of cities will also be examined, along with the potential of smart sustainable cities in bolstering the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Related links:

Forum website - http://www.itu.int/en/ITU-T/Workshops-and-Seminars/Pages/201605/forum-20160518.aspx

For more information on the event, please contact:
Ms. Domenica Carriero
UNECE Housing and Land Management Unit
Email: Domenica.Carriero@unece.org
Tel:  +41 (0) 22 917 16 72

Host and Organizers