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Smart City Expo World Congress

When: November 15, 2022 @ 9:00 am – November 17, 2022 @ 4:00 pm

The Smart City Expo World Congress (SCEWC) is the international leading event for cities. Held in Barcelona since 2011, this year’s edition of SCEWC will be a hybrid experience, with the physical event coming back to Barcelona and a parallel digital program broadcast by Tomorrow.City….

UNESCAP Final Review of the Implementation of the Asian and Pacific Decade of Persons with Disabilities

When: June 22, 2022 @ 9:00 am – June 23, 2022 @ 5:00 pm

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) is organizing an Expert Group Meeting “Final Review of the Implementation of the Asian and Pacific Decade of Persons with Disabilities, 2013-2022”, to be held virtually on 22-23 June 2022, 09:00-17:00, Thailand Standard Time, on the…

Roundtable on Procurement, Accessibility, and a More Inclusive Covid Recovery. Part of the European Inclusive Procurement Discussion Series. A collaboration of the European Disability Forum, G3ict, and Microsoft

When: June 21, 2022 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

This 90-minute expert roundtable discussion will explore and promote a greater uptake of the European procurement directive’s accessibility provisions as European Union (EU) member states make technology investments through the Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF). The RRF makes available €723.8 billion in loans and grants…

European Accessibility Summit Side Event 

When: June 2, 2022 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

IAAP EU and European Disability Forum (EDF) present the European Accessibility Summit hybrid side event hosted by Microsoft. Focusing on the specific European content, this accessibility event includes subject matter presentations, policy discussions and expert panels. The event is for IAAP and EDF members and…

World Urban Forum (WUF 11) 

When: June 26, 2022 @ 10:00 am – June 30, 2022 @ 5:00 pm

The WUF, convened by the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), will for the first time take place in Eastern Europe in Katowice, Poland, under the theme ‘Transforming our cities for a better future.’ Representatives of national, regional, and local governments, academics, community leaders, urban…