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Global Smart City Partnership Program

Supporting cities to become 'smart' – efficient, innovative, inclusive, and resilient – using data and technology


Technical Support

Services We Provide

We offer World Bank Group teams and their clients two types of services: just-in-time technical assistance, for engagements of six-month or less, and operational support for longer-term engagements.

Knowledge Sharing

Access to Expertise

We facilitate networking and knowledge-sharing among smart city experts and cities from around the world. We also identify smart-city experts and connect them with selected World Bank Group teams through an interactive matching process.

Phase 1 Completion Report

A Foundation for Stimulating Smart Urban Transformations

Read about our progress toward building a solid foundation for smart urban evolution. We aim to nurture cities’ unique potential to address urgent challenges, such as COVID-19 and climate change.

Smart Cities & Urban Development

Smart cities leverage data and technology to integrate urban infrastructure and service delivery and provide solutions to achieve a citizen-centric approach. Digital technologies are enablers, helping to improve urban planning and management.

What is a Smart City for you?

Supported By

GSCP is a partnership of WBG's Global Practice for Urban, Disaster Risk Management & Land and the Republic of Korea's Ministry of Land, Infrastructure & Transport (MOLIT). MOLIT & the Korea-World Bank Partnership Facility (KWPF) have financed our work since 2018.

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