PHASES, ACTIVITIES AND OUTCOMES


Smart Cities and Communities Projects under the Initiative are implemented under five phases, with various activities and outcomes within specified time frames as defined in the tables below:



TERMS OF REFERENCE

Relevant cities or national governments intending to join the Initiative will not have to pay any fee to do so but they will commit to:

  • Provide data on the participating city and draft the city profile according to the methodology agreed for the project;
  • Cover their share of the costs related to the project, which are mainly the documentation work,
  • hosting the international team of experts, local experts, honorarium for resource persons,  workshops  and capacity buildings and local transport during the mission;
  • Attend all scheduled meetings and events and if necessary nominate a replacement;
  • Share all communications and information with the project partners;
  • Make timely decisions and take action so as to not hold up the project;
  • Notify members of the Advisory Group, as soon as practical, if any matter arises which may affect the development of the project;
  • Open and honest discussions;
  • Involve all relevant stakeholders;
  • On go ‘health checks’ to verify the overall status and ‘health’ of the partnership.