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Smart Cities Characteristics

Combining the proposed Sustainable Development Goal 11 with the use of ICT, our “Smart City” should be inclusive, resilient, safe, sustainable and “more connected”. Hence, it should:

  •  ensure access to adequate and affordable housing
  •  provide access to safe, affordable and sustainable transport systems
  •  enhance inclusive and sustainable urbanization
  •  safeguard the world's cultural and natural heritage
  •  reduce the number of deaths, displacements and losses caused by disasters
  •  reduce its environmental impact
  •  provide universal access to safe and accessible green and public spaces
  •  support positive economic, social and environmental links between urban and rural areas
  •  integrate innovative technologies and ICT within its different sectors