Establish an online knowledge depository where substantive initiatives and best practices of participating cities and businesses will be systematized for increased knowledge sharing;

Facilitate partnerships, resource flows and investments between case cities beyond their participation and matching in the annual forums;

Ensure deeper linkages to UNIDO’s technical interventions targeting sustainable and smart city initiatives, so to tap into all available expertise and provide case cities with a range of opportunities to benefit from UNIDO’s core activities of technical assistance.