The Smart Urban Innovations Playbook

Lauren Borders • 23 February 2021

The UNDP Global Centre for Technology, Innovation, and Sustainable Development is broadening the discourse around smart cities — including moving beyond their association with the Global North and focusing on the importance of nature-based solutions and local and indigenous knowledge (in addition to the role of technology). The UNDP Smart Urban Innovation Playbook is a toolkit for policymakers and city officials to leverage the collective intelligence of their communities, private sector, and local and national governments and make any city a smart city. The UNDP Global Centre is looking to work with an initial cohort of cities as they explore the Playbook — and put it into practice.

Read the Smart Urban Innovations Playbook.