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COSP-10 Side Event: Smart Cities for All (co-sponsored by IDPP)

Smart City for All
ICT for Inclusive Urban Development

Conference room 12

Organizers: Permanent Mission of UAE; World Enabled; G3ict

Co-sponsors: Permanent Mission of India; Microsoft; Institute on Disability and Public Policy; GAATES

Overview: Cities all over the world are using information and communications technology (ICT) to promote innovation and inclusion. Distinguished speakers will offer insights on the challenges and opportunities to promote the digital inclusion of persons with disabilities and older persons. This side event will also feature the UN launch of the Arabic, Hindi and Marathi versions of the Smart Cities for All Toolkit. The toolkit supports a range of organizations and roles including government managers, policy makers, IT professionals, disability advocates, procurement officials, technology suppliers, and developers who design Smart City apps and solutions. Participants will learn how initiatives in the UAE and across the world are using technology to implement internationally recognized agreements and legislation.

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For a full list of side events at COSP-10, click here.