The ninth edition of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Green Standards Week in Valencia, Spain, will focus on innovation in the interests of urban sustainability. Themed ‘Connecting Smart Sustainable Cities with the Sustainable Development Goals,’ ITU Green Standards Week will bring together governments, city leaders, businesses and citizens to share their experiences in driving the behavioral change required to achieve smart city objectives. The Week will include a forum on smart governance, sessions dedicated to Valencia’s smart city journey and the fourth meeting of the United for Smart Sustainable Cities (U4SSC) initiative, as well as a full-day training session on the tools available to build smart sustainable cities.
The Week is hosted by the City of Valencia, and co-organized by ITU, Spain’s Ministry of Economy and Business and Spain’s Secretary of State for Digital Advancement, together with Agenda 2030 – Government of Spain, the UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), UNFCCC, UN-Habitat, the UN Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and other partners.
The eighth Green Standards Week took place in April 2018 in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania.
dates: 1-4 October 2019
location: Valencia, Comunidad Valenciana, Spain