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The building blocks of a smart city

Harout Chitilian

In a recent intervention at Global Diplomacy Lab 2016, an international forum organized last November in Montréal, Harout Chitilian shared with the crowd of diplomats attending the event what elements need to be harnessed to make a digital city truly smart…

Global Diplomacy Lab is a platform for exploring a new and more inclusive diplomacy that goes beyond traditional politics. Creative professionals from various fields are thus needed to explore new tools of communication on the basis of mutual trust and to re-formulate an agenda for collective action.

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In recap, Harout’s formula can be summarized as follows:

Creativity + Data + Trust = Smart City