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Lacina Koné: "The Covid-19 pandemic provided African cities with an opportunity to shift the mindset"

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Director General of Smart Africa

We talk with Lacina Koné, CEO of Smart Africa, about how technology is helping African cities cope with their demographic boom while facing Covid-19.

Emilia Sáiz: "During the pandemic, local governments have engaged not just in collaboration, but in collective learning"

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Secretary General of United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG)

To UCLG's Secretary General Emilia Sáiz, "During the pandemic, local governments have engaged not just in collaboration, but in collective learning".

A year of hyper-accelerated digital transformation: what our cities and societies have learned

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CEO of anteverti & Curator of the Smart City Expo World Congress

What have we learned from the intersection between this pandemic year, life in cities and digital transformation? Our team has identified four areas and trends where the way forward is clearer today than it was a year ago.

Turning a year of pandemic into inclusive growth: 4 keys for cities

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Consultant at anteverti & Expert in New Business Models

The pandemic has been a system-wide shock - but also an opportunity to definitely update our cities’ economic model to the digital age and to the ecological transition while putting people at the core.

The indispensability of urban innovation: 5 examples on how it has proven crucial for cities to face the Covid-19 crisis

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Director of Innovation and Strategic Development in anteverti, Expert in Urban Sociology & CitiesToBe Co-Director

From more human-centered urban spaces to new housing concepts, let's hope the disruptive period unleashed by the pandemic to be an igniter to start making things better in our cities.

Cities and internationalization: 4 trends that are shaping a new scenario of opportunities

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Senior Consultant at anteverti, Researcher & Expert in Internationalization and Global Governance

Cities and peri-urban territories must see today’s situation – and recent digital hyper-acceleration– as an opportunity to reposition themselves on the global map.

A decarbonized recovery against climate emergency: 3 lessons cities have learned during the pandemic

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Consulting Director at anteverti & Expert in Urban Sustainability, Public Policies and Citizen Engagement

During the pandemic, cities found that they could contain the virus while fighting the climate emergency through quick and low-cost solutions. Now, how can we translate these learnings – and the European Green Deal – into zero-carbon cities?

5 reasons why metropolitan cooperation and city alliances are key for a resilient post-pandemic future

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CEO of anteverti & Curator of the Smart City Expo World Congress

Our expert analysis | No city is big enough to face this pandemic alone, and multi-level and-stakeholder alliances can and should be an accelerator of global urban resilience.

Technology and innovation in post-pandemic cities: How will priorities change? | A conversation with global experts (II)

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CEO of anteverti & Curator of the Smart City Expo World Congress

What are the urban challenges prompted by Covid-19 where technology and innovation can make a difference – and how? Global experts talk.

How will Covid-19 change the way cities work? | A conversation with global experts (I)

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Professor at the Sorbonne University & Mayor of Paris’ Special Representative for Smart Cities

Carlos Moreno, Catherine D'Ignazio, Elkin Velásquez, Emilia Sáiz and Laura Faye Tenembaum share their views on the future of cities after Covid-19.