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WeGO and Smart Africa partner to advance Smart Cities in Africa

WeGO and Smart Africa partner to advance Smart Cities in Africa 570 380 WeGO

2021-06-28
The World Smart Sustainable Cities Organization (WeGO) and Smart Africa Alliance have announced a new partnership to develop and support the long-term impact of smart city initiatives in Africa.

Webinar Fosters Regional Collaboration and Knowledge Sharing for Smart Cities in Africa

Webinar Fosters Regional Collaboration and Knowledge Sharing for Smart Cities in Africa 570 380 WeGO

2021-06-29
Today WeGO held its first event related to the Africa Smart Cities Network (AFSCN) to explore the challenges and opportunities for digital transformation in light of the continent’s rapidly growing urban population. The AFSCN Seminar was viewed by over 100 participants from 40 countries and sought to secure support for a network focusing on charting a roadmap for the sustainable development of cities, towns, and villages in Africa.

WeGO supports corporate member SRPOST at Korea-Philippines event

WeGO supports corporate member SRPOST at Korea-Philippines event 570 380 WeGO

2021-06-25
WeGO participated in the ‘Smart City Best Practices IT Webinar’, organized by corporate member SRPOST, with the support from the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA) under their Global Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Program.

Solutions Meet Cities in WeGO Matchmaking Webinar 570 380 WeGO

Solutions Meet Cities in WeGO Matchmaking Webinar

2021-06-22
Today, WeGO held the first edition of the ‘Solutions Meet Cities: Online Matchmaking Webinar’, aimed at providing an open floor to members for them to promote their projects and solutions, thus creating opportunities for matchmaking and collaboration within WeGO’s network.

Strong support from regional stakeholders in LASCN Pre-workshop 570 380 WeGO

Strong support from regional stakeholders in LASCN Pre-workshop

2021-06-17
WeGO held the Pre-workshop of the Latin America Smart Cities Network, WeGO’s new initiative for the Latin American region. This open-ended regional network of local governments in LATAM will not only serve as a platform for knowledge-exchange, but also to foster cooperation on smart city development in the region.

Digital Transformation for China and Korea discussed at webinar 673 380 WeGO

Digital Transformation for China and Korea discussed at webinar

2021-06-10
WeGO held its first webinar focused on China-Korea smart city collaboration, in parallel to its existing initiatives in the Northeast Asia region. Representatives from key Chinese and Korean cities and institutions discussed the needs and capacities required to successfully push digitalization forward in both countries.

WeGO’s First Thematic Group on e-Government Launched at Webinar 675 380 WeGO

WeGO’s First Thematic Group on e-Government Launched at Webinar

2021-06-07
The WeGO e-Government Thematic Group was launched at the thematic group’s first webinar today. The launch of this knowledge-sharing platform, which will support members on this theme through activities such as seminars, workshops, training programs, and feasibility studies focused on e-government, was viewed by over 100 participants.

[OFFICIAL LETTER] SG Lee Farewell Letter to Members 570 380 WeGO

[OFFICIAL LETTER] SG Lee Farewell Letter to Members

2021-06-16
Unfortunately, June 22 will be Secretary General Kyong-yul Lee’s final day at WeGO. Prior to his last day, the WeGO Secretariat would like to share Secretary General Lee’s farewell message to WeGO members and partners.

[ANNOUNCEMENT] Seoul to Host the 5th General Assembly in Mid-October 570 380 WeGO

[ANNOUNCEMENT] Seoul to Host the 5th General Assembly in Mid-October

2021-06-15
WeGO’s president city Seoul has been selected as the new host of the 5th WeGO General Assembly, following the postponing of the event due to the COVID-19 pandemic last year.

WeGO Participates in African Events Ahead of AFSCN Launch 570 380 WeGO

WeGO Participates in African Events Ahead of AFSCN Launch

2021-06-09
Ahead of the launch of WeGO’s newest initiative–the Africa Smart City Network (AFSCN)– scheduled for June 29, WeGO took part in two African events to better get familiar with the question marks in the region, engage with key regional stakeholders and showcase its commitment to smart urban development in Africa.

WeGO discusses smart city indicators and ranking at Moscow Forum 570 380 WeGO

WeGO discusses smart city indicators and ranking at Moscow Forum

2021-05-26
Today, WeGO took part in Moscow’s International Smart Cities Forum. Held online on May 25-26 in English and Russian, the event had between 4,000 and 9,000 live remote participants depending on the sessions.

WeGO participates in first Sejong International Smart City Forum 570 380 WeGO

WeGO participates in first Sejong International Smart City Forum

2021-05-13
WeGO took part in member Sejong’s first international Smart City Forum, held on April 27-29.

WeGO Partners with Leading Smart City Media Outlet SmartCitiesWorld 570 380 WeGO

WeGO Partners with Leading Smart City Media Outlet SmartCitiesWorld

2021-04-19
WeGO has entered a media partnership with SmartCitiesWorld.  Both organizations will share content and work together on events and other initiatives that support our shared press goals.

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  • WeGO Co-organizes Online Course with NIA and AfDB 0 0 WeGO
    WeGO Co-organizes Online Course with NIA and AfDB
    Moscow Hosts WeGO’s First Virtual EXCOM Meeting 570 380 WeGO
    Moscow Hosts WeGO’s First Virtual EXCOM Meeting
    18 cities awarded for their smart initiatives 570 380 WeGO
    18 cities awarded for their smart initiatives
    Hands-on experience offered in first Smart City Driver webinar 570 380 WeGO
    Hands-on experience offered in first Smart City Driver webinar
    The Americas in focus in second webinar on COVID-19 response 570 380 WeGO
    The Americas in focus in second webinar on COVID-19 response
    [ANNOUNCEMENT] Announcement on WeGO President 150 150 WeGO
    [ANNOUNCEMENT] Announcement on WeGO President
    WeGO holds first webinar on COVID-19 best practice 570 380 WeGO
    WeGO holds first webinar on COVID-19 best practice
    WeGO supports partners on COVID-19 response through webinars 570 380 WeGO
    WeGO supports partners on COVID-19 response through webinars
    WeGO resumes meetings with diplomatic missions in Q1 570 380 WeGO
    WeGO resumes meetings with diplomatic missions in Q1
    WeGO expands in South Asia, membership exceeds 200 570 380 WeGO
    WeGO expands in South Asia, membership exceeds 200
    Citypreneurs winner receives prize for air purification solution 570 380 WeGO
    Citypreneurs winner receives prize for air purification solution
    Four cities in Mongolia become WeGO members 570 380 WeGO
    Four cities in Mongolia become WeGO members
  • WeGO discusses joint activities with sister organizations at year-end event 570 380 WeGO
    WeGO discusses joint activities with sister organizations at year-end event
    WeGO connects ASEAN local leaders with Korean and international partners 570 380 WeGO
    WeGO connects ASEAN local leaders with Korean and international partners
    WeGO smart cities activator in focus at US smart city event 150 150 WeGO
    WeGO smart cities activator in focus at US smart city event
    WeGO networks with Filipino stakeholders ahead of GA in 2020 570 380 WeGO
    WeGO networks with Filipino stakeholders ahead of GA in 2020
    WeGO supports Kampala at smart city event in Seoul 570 380 WeGO
    WeGO supports Kampala at smart city event in Seoul
    WeGO awards KRW 10 mln in prizes to Korean and German startups 570 380 WeGO
    WeGO awards KRW 10 mln in prizes to Korean and German startups
    WeGO supports resilient urban development at new international forum 570 380 WeGO
    WeGO supports resilient urban development at new international forum
    Citypreneurs promoted at leading startup event in Southern Italy 570 380 WeGO
    Citypreneurs promoted at leading startup event in Southern Italy
    WeGO strengthens network with ASEAN mayors 150 150 WeGO
    WeGO strengthens network with ASEAN mayors
    WeGO invites ASEAN leaders to mayoral conference in Seoul 570 380 WeGO
    WeGO invites ASEAN leaders to mayoral conference in Seoul
    WeGO swaps membership with FIWARE Foundation 570 380 WeGO
    WeGO swaps membership with FIWARE Foundation
    Washington DC shares best practices at WeGO smart city roundtable 570 380 WeGO
    Washington DC shares best practices at WeGO smart city roundtable
    Pres. Park promotes WeGO across Latin America 570 380 WeGO
    Pres. Park promotes WeGO across Latin America
    Citypreneurs promoted at CES Asia for expansion to Shanghai 570 380 WeGO
    Citypreneurs promoted at CES Asia for expansion to Shanghai
    SG Lee delivers keynote to mayors at innovation forum in Chengdu 570 380 WeGO
    SG Lee delivers keynote to mayors at innovation forum in Chengdu
    Kampala selected as beneficiary of feasibility study in 2019 570 380 WeGO
    Kampala selected as beneficiary of feasibility study in 2019
    SG Lee continues meetings with ambassadors 570 380 WeGO
    SG Lee continues meetings with ambassadors
    WeGO meets with Dominican officials in Seoul 150 150 WeGO
    WeGO meets with Dominican officials in Seoul
    WeGO pushes toward relations with 100 smart cities in India 570 380 WeGO
    WeGO pushes toward relations with 100 smart cities in India
    Nur-Sultan officials meet WeGO on trip to Seoul 570 380 WeGO
    Nur-Sultan officials meet WeGO on trip to Seoul
    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