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Thursday, October 03, 2019

9th ITU Green Standards Week

Call to action to accelerate the transition to smart and sustainable cities

During the meeting in Valencia, the participants adopted a Call to Action, consisting of 10 objectives. “Our cities are powerful engines of economic growth. But they are also the main source of greenhouse gas emissions and the main driving force behind our energy consumption," said Chaesub Lee, director of the ITU Telecommunication Standardization Bureau.

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