As part of this pilot project, the Government of Canada has approved $3 million in funding for the WCCD
to work with 15 municipalities across Canada to help them become certified under ISO 37120, the first international standard for city data.
As a Local Data Hub, Dubai will join a globally wired network of growing cities, a portfolio of local and regional data portals, analytics, and reports to engage stakeholders and help accelerate progress, and also serve as a dedicated platform for city-to-city learning and 'solutions transfer' across metropolitan, national and global contexts, with the rapidly growing network of WCCD
certified cities, according to the Dubai Media Office in a statement on July 20.
In addition enable a portfolio of local and regional data portals, analytics, and reports to engage stakeholders and help accelerate progress, also serve as a dedicated platform for city-to-city learning and 'solutions transfer' across metropolitan, national and global contexts, with the rapidly-growing network of WCCD
To this end, His Excellency Abdulla Abdul Rahman Al Shaibani, Secretary General of the Executive Council of Dubai, pointed to the importance of the agreement between Dubai and the WCCD
under the umbrella of the United Nations, aligning with the vision of the UAE's leadership on various long-term strategies that aim to improve a number of key Dubai Plan 2021 pillars, as well as helping to achieve the 2030 sustainable development agenda.
This combined effect through a holistic approach, coupled with accountability for action, is how WCCD
was able to achieve maximum results.
 The World Congress on Communication for Development (WCCD
), Communication for Development: A Major Pillar for Development and Change, Final Version, The Rome Consensus, 2007, http://siteresources.worldbank.org/EXTDEVCOMMENG/ Resources/RomeConsensus07.pdf.
"It is only through the commitment and leadership of cities like Makati that we can continue building a global network of sustainable, smart, and prosperous cities," the WCCD
Nancy joined the WCCD
in 1994 as a bus travel-training specialist.
The delegation comprised of representatives of companies viz., Clearford, AB Embedded Systems, Premier Tech Aqua, NMC Ontario, Forrec, LED Roadway Lighting, Air Canada Cargo, Bomardier Transportation, IBI Group, Ovivo, Sentinel Waste, R.V.Anderson Associates Ltd., RWDI, International Road Dynamics, Arcop, Palmex, Challenger Manufacturing and World Council on City Data (WCCD
et al (eds.) (2007) Communication for Development: Making a Difference, a WCCD
made a $4,000 donation to Wallace Community College-Dothan (WCCD
) in support of the new 2 + 2 Poultry Production program.
Today at the Global Cities Summit, the City of Toronto joined a select group of cities as a Foundation Partner in launching the World Council on City Data (WCCD
) and to pilot the first ISO approved international standard for city performance indicators.