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4th WeGO Awards

Established in 2011, the WeGO Awards is WeGO’s triennial competition that recognizes and promotes smart initiatives that use ICT to improve the quality of life of citizens.

The 4th WeGO Awards were held in 2020. Local governments competed with their projects in the following categories: Efficient Government, Emerging Technology, Mobility, Open and Inclusive city, Safe City, and Sustainable City. Out of 52 applications, 18 were selected as winners.

The 4th WeGO Awards ceremony will be held in conjuction with the 5th General Assembly in Q4 of 2021.


CATEGORIES

Efficient Government

Public Service Delivery, Accountability, Service Integration, Breaking Down Silos, Interoperability

Emerging Technology

Latest ICT innovations such as AI, Drones, Blockchain, Virtual and Augmented Reality, Edge Computing

Mobility

Efficient Transport, Intelligent Transport Systems, Mixed-Modal Access, Integrated ICT Infrastructure, Parking

Open and Inclusive City

Citizen Participation, Open Data and Privacy, Transparency, Bridging the Digital Divide, Participatory Budgeting, Living Labs, Crowdsourcing

Safe City

Security, Emergency Response, Gas and Fire Detection, Infrastructure Management, Disaster Response

Sustainable City

Green ICT, Waste Management, Water Management, Circular Economy, Lighting, Buildings, Resources Management


PROMOTIONAL PARTNERS


MEDIA PARTNERS

Renata Avila

Executive Director
Fundacion Ciudadania Inteligente

Philip Bane

Managing Director
Smart Cities Council

Jean-Francois Habeau

Executive Director
Global Fund for Cities Development

Donovan Storey

Deputy Director & Urban Lead, Green Cities
Global Green Growth Institute

Shipra Narang Suri

Chief, Urban Practices-Branch
UN-Habitat

Javier Vergara-Petrescu

Co-Founder & Executive Director
Ciudad Emergente

Efficient Government Category

Emerging Technology

Mobility Category

Open and Inclusive City Category

Safe City Category

Sustainable City Category


ELIGIBILITY

All local governments, smart tech solution providers that work with local governments, and public organizations around the world, both members and non-members of WeGO, are eligible to submit exemplary smart city projects to the WeGO Awards. Only projects that have already been implemented or are in the process of implementation will be accepted.

Corporate and institutional applicants are required to communicate with the local government connected to the project and receive approval from the necessary authority before applying.


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AWARDS PRIZES

  • Gold award trophy
  • Sponsored flights and accommodation to attend the WeGO awards ceremony
  • Speakership and exhibition space
  • Participation in a WeGO training program
  • Publicity of the award in media and publications
  • Silver award trophy
  • Sponsored flights and accommodation to attend the WeGO awards ceremony
  • Exhibition space
  • Publicity of the award in media and publications
  • Special mention plaque
  • Sponsored flights and accommodation to attend the WeGO awards ceremony
  • Publicity of the award in media and publications


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