Governance and economy

Safe cities

The reduction of crime is not primarily to be expected from effective police work, despite the best technological support, but from a society with…

Climate-neutral cities

The world has not achieved its short-term objectives: instead of the intended reduction in CO2-emissions, global emissions increased by 1.6 % in 2017 and…

Smart city governance

At June 21th, I attended the conference Next generation cities: Who owns the city. This conference was part of the five-day WeMakeThe.City festival in…

What is a Digital City Brand?

The term “digital city brand”, which we have coined, is made up of the three separate terms “digital”, “city” and “brand”, which are also…