Smart City Observatory

About the Smart City Observatory

The Smart City Observatory aims to foster public dialogue regarding Smart City’s public policy, as well as the application of Information and Communication Technologies to solve pressing development challenges (ICT4D).

Objectives

Local Government Consulting

Provide tools, reports and methodologies to support local governments with the design and evaluation of ICT4D interventions and Smart City public policy.

Technical Cooperation

Promote the best practices regarding the application of ICT4D.

Advance Scholarly Research

Advance the scholarly work on Smart City public policies by creating partnerships with governments, academic institutions and nonprofits to undertake high-quality research.