The Roundtable has bring together key stakeholders from cities, regions, national governments, the private sector, civil society, academia, philanthropy and international organisations to:
- Learn from a common understanding of the concept of smart cities across the globe and raise awareness on the policy implications for inclusive growth;
- Share policies, practices and knowledge on how to get smart city initiatives right, and shape the way forward to upscale success stories and minimise pitfalls to avoid;
- Advance the data measurement agenda to co-produce an analytical and indicator framework to assess the smart cities’ performance and their contribution to inclusive growth;
- Understand opportunities and challenges related to the disruptions of digital innovation on city governance, data ownership and disclosure, private sector participation, and citizen engagement.