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3rd WeGO Awards

Ulyanovsk Region | 2017

3rd WeGO Awards

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The 3rd WeGO Awards were held at the 4th WeGO General Assembly in Ulyanovsk Region in 2017. Local governments competed with their projects in the following categories: Open City, e-Government Service, Digital Inclusion, Innovative Smart City, Sustainable City, Cooperative City. Out of 73 applications in total, 18 were selected as winners.


Open City

Administrative Transparency,
Open Data

e-Government Service

Quality, Effectiveness
of Public Services

Digital Inclusion

Citizen Engagement, Civic
Participation, Digital Divide

Innovative Smart City

Innovations using ICT
in Urban Environments

Sustainable City

Addressing SDGs,
Impact on Sustainability

Cooperative City

Internal/External Integration of City,
City-to-City Cooperation

Peter Baeck
Head of Collaborative Economy Research, Policy & Research Unit
Nestle (United Kingdom)

Cristina Bueti
IoT & Smart Cities
International Telecommunication Union (ITU) (Switzerland)

Mellyana Frederika
Programme Specialist
Pulse Lab Jakarta – UN Global Pulse (Indonesia)

Marc Holzer
Rutgers University – School of Public Affairs and Administration (USA)

André Gomyde Porto
Brazilian Network of Intelligent & Human Cities,
Economic Development, Science, Technology, and Innovation (Brazil)

Kirill Sviatov
Information Systems and Technologies
Ulyanovsk State Technical University (Russia)

Marc Wolfram
Associate Professor
Urban Sustainability Transition Lab
Yonsei University (Korea)

Open City Category


Initiative aiming to make citizen-to-government interaction easier, data more open, and datadriven decision-making ubiquitous in a holistic way


Using innovative approaches for streamlining information among city departments, Jakarta Smart City portal allows for automatic or semi-automatic integration of data


Mobile-optimized platform allowing users to easily view a map of the city overlaid with various datasets turned on and off by filters

Digital Inclusion Category


Project aimed at providing two-communication between citizens and the mayor using an online ICT-based platform

Seberang Perai

Smart Monitoring System Offering not only readily accessible information for citizens, but also allows for two-way communication with city authorities in real time

Cape Town

Program to bridge the digital divide for residents who lack adequate internet and computer access by making laptops available at local libraries and increasing the availability of free public WiFi

Innovative Smart City Category


Platform using digital innovation to ensure the financial wellbeing of citizens, improving public services and bettering the situation of vulnerable city residents through Big Data

New Taipei

Initiative providing a 24 hour self-checkout and automatic book sorters to keep libraries relevant and central to the lives of their citizens


Program improving transportation in a holistic and innovative way using data from various IoT devices

Sustainable City Category


Project aiming at enhancing the well-being of citizens by optimizing waste collection methods through the use of smart waste bins


Unique in its design, the new city is from its outset positioned as a smart city, showcasing several sustainable projects including enhanced public transportation and solar cell arrays on rooftops

Abu Dhabi

Employing the power of video games, Abu Dhabi brings education and awareness of important messages related to sustainability issues to its students

e-Government Services Category


Combatting transparency and inefficiency issues, Veracruz developed ICT infrastructure resulting in online communication channels between citizens and the government


Project aiming to streamline e-Government services in Biscay in order to reach maximum efficiency


The Moscow web portal unifies citizen access to several services including housing, health care, children and education, and transportation

Cooperative City Category


Initiative seeking to efficiently facilitate matchmaking processes between public and private sector


Project aiming to improve collaboration across various stakeholder groups by streamlining, standardizing and automating the core processes of Kampala's revenue administration


Online portal that helps connect students to teachers, thus facilitating supplementary education for its citizens



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