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OiER Partner 2030 HUB Liverpool Shines in Global Climate Action Campaign

OiER Partner 2030 HUB Liverpool Shines in Global Climate Action Campaign

2030hub, its Founder David Connor and their latest project 2030zero, shines in recognition of 6 years of local climate and Sustainable Development Goals lobbying, awareness and action as part of the…

Get to know our United Future Lab Norway

Get to know our United Future Lab Norway

United Future Lab Norway is part of the UN's smart city program United for Smart Sustainable Cities implementation program. The lab is located in the heart of the competence cluster at…

The North West Sustainability Network

The North West Sustainability Network

Right after the NorthWest conference last week, we have exciting news for the next generation. Join a network of students and young adults who want to change the world! We are now…

ITU/OiER Webinar on "Accelerating the Path to Cities' Digital Transformation"

ITU/OiER Webinar on "Accelerating the Path to Cities' Digital Transformation"

The concept of digital transformation is increasingly being embraced for driving urban governance, addressing socio-spatial disparities and promoting integrated sustainable development. To support…

eHealth for an independent, self-determined life in old age

eHealth for an independent, self-determined life in old age

  Facing challenging times, it’s a great pleasure to announce the new partnership between the Organization for International Economic Relations (OiER) and e-nnovation integrating…

Smart Cities for Dummies

An article by DAN HOORNWEG (Professor and Jeff Boyce Research Chair, University of Ontario Institute of Technology): I grimace when I see those ads to ‘Build a Smarter Planet’.…

How Alesund became Norway’s first city to adopt smart city KPIs

How Alesund became Norway’s first city to adopt smart city KPIs

The city of Ålesund lies on the West Coast of Norway between high mountains and the famous fjords. By Eva Vinje Aurdal, Mayor of Ålesund Home to approximately 67,000 people, the city of…

Designing cities that work for women: the value of inclusive design

Designing cities that work for women: the value of inclusive design

A project in Indonesia has shown the importance of including women in the planning of safe, sustainable cities.   Summary •    city planning often neglects the needs,…

Handbook for Gender-Inclusive Urban Planning and Design

STORY HIGHLIGHTS Urban planning and design shape the environment around us – and that environment, in turn, shapes how we live, work, play, move, and rest. Cities have historically been…