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morgenstadt global smart cities

Funded by the International Climate Initiative (IKI), the Morgenstadt Global Smart Cities Initiative (MGI) supports model cities in India, Mexico and Peru in the development and implementation of sustainable transformation processes.

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Expert Interview: Gender-inclusive City Planning

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Highlights

News

Smart City Finance Reports Published

The Smart City Finance Reports on all three MGI pilot cities are available to the public in the virtual MGI library. The reports present a detailed analysis of potential sources and strategies to finance sustainable urban transformation in Saltillo, Piura, and Kochi.

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About Us

2019
02 / City Lab
The City Lab methodology allows to create a detailed sustainability profile of each Pilot City in close collaboration with local stakeholders. It provides understanding on the main challenges of the cities and helps them to define a roadmap with innovative project ideas to make the Pilot City more sustainable and resilient to climate change.
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03 / City Profiles
Detailed sustainability profiles developed in the City Labs for each pilot city.
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The picture shows the graph of the strategy roadmap for Piura with secotors, action fileds, and their connections with arrows.
04 / Strategy Roadmap
A portfolio of projects that address the identified challenges, building on the available opportunities in the city. The goal is to boost sustainable development in different sectors on the medium and long-term.
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four person look at abuilding in a kochi neigborhood and take photos.
05 / Study Visits
Members of the MGI team visit the pilot cities during the pilot project design phase to discuss matters with the local team, implementation partners, stakeholders, and the local communities.
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2023
01 / Kick-off Event
On the 18th of November 2019 the official Kick-Off Event with representatives of the three pilot cities, partners from the Morgenstadt Network and external experts as well as experts from the Fraunhofer Gesellschaft took place in Barcelona.
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2020
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2022
06 / Implementation
For each pilot city, one pilot project of the roadmap is selected for the implementation and financed by MGI resources.
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07 / Final Conference

News and Activities

City Lab Saltillo at the Sustainable Cities Meeting in Mexico City