ITU guidelines on establishing a national standardization secretariat

ITU-T has launched a set of guidelines for developing countries to establish a ‘national standardization secretariat’ charged with marshaling ICT standardization domestically and representing a country’s interests in the international standardization work of ITU-T. The “Guidelines on the establishment of…

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Montevideo forum closes with agreements on Smart Sustainable Cities

The Smart Sustainable Cities Forum held in Montevideo, Uruguay has come to an end with participants agreeing that smart sustainable cities are the future for Latin America and the Caribbean. Specifically highlighted was the importance of improving the efficiency of city…

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Montevideo events highlight ICTs crucial for urban sustainability

The innovative use of ICTs to help build more livable and sustainable cities has been highlighted during a series of events in Montevideo this week. The events focused on Smart Sustainable Cities (SSCs) and the role of policies and standards…

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New ITU-UNESCO report on smart water management

New ITU-UNESCO report on smart water management

A new report on ‘smart’ water management provides insight into the potential of ICTs to enhance the sustainability, accessibility and efficiency of our use of water resources. The free-of-charge report, “Partnering for solutions: ICTs in Smart Water Management (SWM)”, is…

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New ITU Global Portal on ICTs, the Environment and Climate Change

The newly launched ITU Global Portal on ICTs, the Environment and Climate Change provides an index to external resources relevant to ITU’s areas of action in the ‘green ICT’ field. Established in response to the revised WTSA Resolution 73 “ICTs, environment and climate…

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Events in Uruguay to build Smart Sustainable Cities in Latin America

Events in Uruguay to build Smart Sustainable Cities in Latin America

Upcoming events in Uruguay will advance discussions on the technologies and cross-sector partnerships required to realize Smart Sustainable Cities in Latin America. Tailored to the specific needs of the region, the events will analyze developments in ICT-enabled smart cities and…

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