Curitiba Brazil was chosen as the smartest city in the world in Spain
Curitiba, Brazil was chosen as the smartest city in the world in Spain: Curitiba, the capital of Paraná state in Brazil, was named the smartest city in the world at the 2023 World Smart City Awards issued by Barcelona, Spain.
When accepting the award, Mayor Greca of Curitiba emphasized that the municipality continues to implement various measures to build a more sustainable and innovative city in line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
CNN Brasil reported that Curitiba was the winner in the “City” category, which evaluated public policy, convenience measures, urban planning, network connectivity, sustainability, and modernization. Action items.
Other competing cities include Barranquilla in Colombia, Cascais in Portugal, Izmir in Turkey, Makati in the Philippines, and Sunderland in the UK.
Rangel, Minister of Innovation, Modernization, and Digital Transformation of Parana State, stressed that Parana State stands out as a smart city in Brazil and internationally, with many cities and innovation ecosystems winning awards. This is a result of the cooperation between the city and state governments. The result of joint efforts between the production sector and civil society.
This year Parana was also chosen as the most innovative and sustainable state in Brazil, according to the smart city platform Cities of Light ranking.
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