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Headquartered in Geneva, ITU is the UN specialized agency for information and communication technologies. It is committed to connecting all people and to support everyone's right to communicate, including in urban contexts.
Institution: International Telecommunication Union
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May 28, 2024 1:30 pm
On 28 May 2024, during the ITU WSIS High-level events the Global Cities Hub and WeGO will organize the Smart City Leaders’ Talks in Geneva. The event aims to discuss the main issues of people-centered and climate-resilient smart city development and the necessary future framework to channel the global multistakeholder discussion on this crucial topic.


Enhancing the Role of Local and Regional Governments in the Global (Plastic) Waste Crisis

During a high-level event celebration, co-organised by the Geneva Environement Network, together with Türkiye and others, the Global Cities Hub emphasized that LRGs stand at the forefront of combating air, plastic and other forms of pollution and its detrimental effects on the environment and public health. While Member States play a primary role in shaping rules, norms ...