Participated in the 10th World Urban Forum
OPPS exhibited at the 10th World Urban Forum (sponsored by UN-Habitat) held in Abu Dhabi, UAE (United Arab Emirates) from February 8 to 13. In addition to OPPS, we exhibited panels introducing smart city initiatives by three member companies (Index Consulting Co., Ltd., Daiwa Lease Co., Ltd., and Fujita Corporation).
In addition, Ms. Ikedo of Index Consulting Co., Ltd., a member company, represented OPPS at the panel discussion on February 9th and gave a presentation titled “Localizing the SDGs through PPP in Smart Cities – Lessons learned from Asia to the world-”. We did. Mr. Kurita, Vice-Minister for Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism and Ms. Ikedo were the only two speakers from Japanese government agencies/companies.
The World Urban Forum is held every two years and is a large-scale international conference attended by more than 20,000 people from 160 countries around the world. OPPS will continue to share and disseminate information on smart cities.