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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…

New work stream on "Emergency response of cities to COVID-19"

The COVID-19 pandemic is having unprecedented imp​​acts on the social and economic aspect of many cities. ICT solutions and digital technologies can significantly expand a city’s capacity to…

Undiscovered Potentials - Best Practices around the World

Undiscovered Potentials - Best Practices around the World

How can cities around the world become smart and sustainable? In order to provide a valid answer, UNECE and OiER developed the global platform United Smart Cities (USC). In 2016, UNECE initiated the…

Iranian Smart Cities Center of Excellence, Development Opportunity for Next Generation Smart Cities in Iran

Iranian Smart Cities Center of Excellence, Development Opportunity for Next Generation Smart Cities in Iran

A progressive step forward: OiER is welcoming MAGFA (Information Technology Development Center) as an exclusive partner within the OiER Center of Excellence for Smart and Sustainable Cities. The…

The North West International SDG Conference

The North West International SDG Conference

  International thinkers, politicians and business leaders will debate and share experiences to find solutions for a sustainable future.  Best of all, you are invited to join this amazing…

Announcing New Partnership in the Construction Sector

Announcing New Partnership in the Construction Sector

OiER/United Cities Digital sign an agreement with Iran Construction Engineering Organization (IRCEO) to support Smart Sustainable City Development. The cooperation will cover digital training…

COVID-19 donation to the Republic of Serbia

COVID-19 donation to the Republic of Serbia

As a sign of good neighborly relations, OiER has donated a comprehensive aid package to protect the Serbian population from the corona virus. Together with the Serbian NGO Biserni osmeh,…

Becoming a Smart, Sustainable City takes more than Sensors

Becoming a Smart, Sustainable City takes more than Sensors

Smart Cities will no longer be a static accumulator of data but will become extended through sensor technology with capability to interact with each other and instantaneously make decisions based on…