BY ANNA LISA BONI (SECRETARY GENERAL EUROCITIES)
EUROCITIES is the network of major European cities, with over 140 members across 39 countries, representing more than 130 million people.
EUROCITIES works in all areas of interest for cities, from culture to mobility, environment to social affairs, economic development to smart cities. It facilitates learning experiences between cities, and represents cities’ interests towards the European Union. EUROCITIES is committed to working towards a common vision of a democratic, sustainable future in which all citizens can enjoy a good quality of life.
Name: Anna Lisa Boni (Secretary General)
Expertise: Policy areas affecting cities, which include economic development, environment, transport and mobility, social affairs, culture, smart cities, and public services.
“Smart cities are about enabling citizens to have a better quality of life, where technology can be an enabler rather than an end goal in itself.”