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18 cities awarded for their smart initiatives

18 cities awarded for their smart initiatives 570 380 WeGO

2020-09-29
SEOUL – The results of the 4th WeGO Awards were announced today. This edition of the WeGO Awards was the fourth one, since it was established in 2011 to recognize and promote smart initiatives which use ICT to improve the quality of life of citizens.

Hands-on experience offered in first Smart City Driver webinar

Hands-on experience offered in first Smart City Driver webinar 570 380 WeGO

2020-08-27
SEOUL – WeGO held the first installment of its webinar series aiming to provide interested local governments, in-kind and financial partner organizations with hands-on experience on the Smart City Driver, its new framework that helps cities plan, finance and deploy their smart city projects through a range of customized solution packages and matchmaking with strategic partners.

The Americas in focus in second webinar on COVID-19 response

The Americas in focus in second webinar on COVID-19 response 570 380 WeGO

2020-07-24
SEOUL – WeGO continued its webinar series focused on presenting regional cases of best practice of COVID-19 response, as part of the Smart Health Responder—its new initiative aiming at supporting members, partners and stakeholders in their fight against the pandemic.

18 cities awarded for their smart initiatives 570 380 WeGO

18 cities awarded for their smart initiatives

2020-09-29
SEOUL – The results of the 4th WeGO Awards were announced today. This edition of the WeGO Awards was the fourth one, since it was established in 2011 to recognize and promote smart initiatives which use ICT to improve the quality of life of citizens.

Hands-on experience offered in first Smart City Driver webinar 570 380 WeGO

Hands-on experience offered in first Smart City Driver webinar

2020-08-27
SEOUL – WeGO held the first installment of its webinar series aiming to provide interested local governments, in-kind and financial partner organizations with hands-on experience on the Smart City Driver, its new framework that helps cities plan, finance and deploy their smart city projects through a range of customized solution packages and matchmaking with strategic partners.

WeGO holds first webinar on COVID-19 best practice 570 380 WeGO

WeGO holds first webinar on COVID-19 best practice

2020-05-29
SEOUL – WeGO held its first webinar as a part of the Smart Health Responder, a new initiative aiming to support members and partners, by providing them with useful information to tackle the current pandemic.

G20 and Japanese smart city association become latest partners of WeGO 570 380 WeGO

G20 and Japanese smart city association become latest partners of WeGO

2020-05-13
SEOUL – WeGO has concluded an MOU with Smart City Institute Japan (SCI-J), Japan’s only smart city organization, and has agreed to implement an engagement plan with the G20’s Global Smart Cities Alliance (GSCA).

WeGO supports partners on COVID-19 response through webinars 570 380 WeGO

WeGO supports partners on COVID-19 response through webinars

2020-04-30
SEOUL – WeGO recently contributed to two webinars organized by its partners on the response to COVID-19 as part of its activities with the Smart Health Responder, a new initiative aiming to provide members, partners, and stakeholders with useful information to combat the virus.

Cauayan City selected as beneficiary of Project Implementer 2020 570 380 WeGO

Cauayan City selected as beneficiary of Project Implementer 2020

2020-04-03
SEOUL – WeGO has selected Cauayan City, Philippines, as the beneficiary local government of the Project Implementer 2020 for its project proposal toward developing a data dashboard to minimize the impact of tropical storms on the city.

WeGO resumes meetings with diplomatic missions in Q1 570 380 WeGO

WeGO resumes meetings with diplomatic missions in Q1

2020-03-11
SEOUL – WeGO resumed its regular courtesy visits to embassies after the start of the new year to establish and strengthen relations with the diplomatic community here and promote its upcoming activities.

WeGO expands in South Asia, membership exceeds 200 570 380 WeGO

WeGO expands in South Asia, membership exceeds 200

2020-03-06
PANAJI – WeGO signed an MOU with All India Institute of Local Self Government (AIILSG), opening up for more expansion to the South Asian subcontinent, and networked with local stakeholders on the occasion of the 5th South Asian Cities Summit.

WeGO reconnects with members, strengthens UN partnerships at WUF10 570 380 WeGO

WeGO reconnects with members, strengthens UN partnerships at WUF10

2020-02-12
ABU DHABI – WeGO took the stage at three UN-organized sessions on sustainable and inclusive urban development and the SDGs, to share its contributions to smart cities and broaden its international network, at the 10th World Urban Forum (WUF10) held February 9-12 in Abu Dhabi.

Citypreneurs winner receives prize for air purification solution 570 380 WeGO

Citypreneurs winner receives prize for air purification solution

2020-02-06
SEOUL – Canadian clean air technology company WeavAir, a member of WeGO and winner of the WeGO’s Secretary General Award in 2018, received the Best Innovation Award today at the final ceremony of the Seoul Global Challenge.

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  • WeGO meets with Asian public transport authorities in Seoul 570 380 WeGO
    WeGO meets with Asian public transport authorities in Seoul
    SG Lee meets with Makati mayor ahead of 2020 GA 570 380 WeGO
    SG Lee meets with Makati mayor ahead of 2020 GA
    WeGO receives smart city award in Malaysia 570 380 WeGO
    WeGO receives smart city award in Malaysia
    Delegation from East Asia Regional Office visits Secretariat 570 380 WeGO
    Delegation from East Asia Regional Office visits Secretariat
    SG Lee steps up engagement with diplomatic missions 570 380 WeGO
    SG Lee steps up engagement with diplomatic missions
    MOU with ICDI concluded at smart city event in Taiwan 570 380 WeGO
    MOU with ICDI concluded at smart city event in Taiwan
    Officials from 11 member cities complete training program in Seoul 570 380 WeGO
    Officials from 11 member cities complete training program in Seoul
    WeGO welcomes Belgian king to smart city symposium 570 380 WeGO
    WeGO welcomes Belgian king to smart city symposium
    WeGO attends world’s leading real estate conference MIPIM 570 380 WeGO
    WeGO attends world’s leading real estate conference MIPIM
    FNF Head of Asia explores areas of cooperation with WeGO 570 380 WeGO
    FNF Head of Asia explores areas of cooperation with WeGO
    Italian national broadcaster RAI interviews WeGO 570 380 WeGO
    Italian national broadcaster RAI interviews WeGO
    WeGO holds first domestic briefing session for year’s activities 570 380 WeGO
    WeGO holds first domestic briefing session for year’s activities
    WeGO Secretary General meets with WFUNA counterpart 570 380 WeGO
    WeGO Secretary General meets with WFUNA counterpart
    WeGO strengthens partnerships at key events in Hong Kong 570 380 WeGO
    WeGO strengthens partnerships at key events in Hong Kong
    WeGO takes part in Indonesian finance summit 570 380 WeGO
    WeGO takes part in Indonesian finance summit
  • WeGO publishes 2018 Annual Report and 2019 Activities booklet 150 150 WeGO
    WeGO publishes 2018 Annual Report and 2019 Activities booklet
    EXCOM 2019 to take place in Seongnam, Korea 300 200 WeGO
    EXCOM 2019 to take place in Seongnam, Korea
    WeGO enters into MOU with KISDI 570 380 WeGO
    WeGO enters into MOU with KISDI
    WeGO signs MOU with Re-Imagining Cities Foundation 570 380 WeGO
    WeGO signs MOU with Re-Imagining Cities Foundation
    WeGO receives mayoral delegation from Peru 570 380 WeGO
    WeGO receives mayoral delegation from Peru
    WeGO brings focus to PPPs for smart cities at Seoul forum 570 380 WeGO
    WeGO brings focus to PPPs for smart cities at Seoul forum