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Knowledge Sharing

GSCP organizes and sponsors knowledge-sharing events, such as seminars, webinars, workshops, conferences, and knowledge exchange programs. Recent panels and conferences include the following​.


Smart City Expo World Congress (SCEWC) 2022

Global Smart City Partnership Program along with delegations from Türkiye and Jordan, represented the World Bank engagements by contributing to several sessions and organizing a City Solutions Workshop as side event.

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Korea – World Bank Group Smart City Conference

GSCP, World Bank Korea Office, and MOLIT co-hosted a conference on Smart City Development Experience as part of the World Smart City Expo Korea 2022.


Virtual Knowledge Exchange Program: Smart Cities for Climate Resilience

Learn more about the Dutch innovations which focuses on minimizing the climate impact and maximizing the cities’ potential for the economy, its people, and achieving SDGs.  

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Understanding the Low-Carbon Smart City Landscape: Practical City Experiences

The webinar showcases practical examples from the cities that have pioneered the deployment of smart technologies for carbon mitigation. 


World Smart City Expo Korea 2021: Launch of the GSCP Phase 1 Completion Report

GSCP, Korean experts & KAIA discuss successes and challenges during the first phase of the Smart Cities program.


10th Asia Smart City Conference: Low-Carbon Solutions in Designing Sustainable Cities

Participants profile the latest climate-friendly, smart city developments and trends worldwide.


Smart City Expo World Congress 2021: The Future of Cities Emerging from the COVID-19 Pandemic

Learn how open-access broadband web connections could help cities recover from pandemic lockdowns.


Virtual Knowledge Exchange: Smart Cities for Sustainable Development

During this event, we talked about how technology can be used to foster sustainable cities.


ICT-Based Responses to COVID-19: Solutions & Experiences from Korea

This webinar showcased Korea’s digital tools for managing the COVID-19 pandemic. 


'Pathways to Sustainable Urban Development' Session at the Asia Smart City Conference

Stakeholders from Asian cities discussed ways cities can collaborate to promote urban sustainability.


Reinventing Cities with Technology After COVID-19: Unpacking Ideas from Japan

This discussion took place during the 2020 meeting of the Smart City Expo World Congress.


COVID-19 Response: Amazon Web Services Public Sector

Learn from data on the COVID-19 response by cities using a cloud-based technology infrastructure by AWS.


Innovations to Overcome COVID-19 in Swiss Cities

Read about a partnership to bring well-tested technologies to COVID-affected cities worldwide.



Helping Cities Go Digital in the Face of COVID-19

Bloomberg Philanthropies discuss their COVID-19 Local Response & Global Response initiatives.

Online Course


Smart City Fundamentals: An eLearning Course

Learn how cities are striving to converge and integrate environmental, digital, biological, and financial technologies to solve urban problems. Course includes six learning modules.
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