Urban Innovation: Who Pays the Bill?Economy #Global Funds, #Investment models, #Philanthropies, #Regional Investment Banks, #VA: Financing Schemes
How can cities ensure their positive impact on development and transformation? Funding and financing strategies are crucial for smart city frameworks to be implemented in reality. This process requires infrastructure modernization and implementation, and local governments need to mobilise financial sources and innovative financing strategies. This session will explore the tools available as multinational development banks, PPEPs, subsidies, sovereign funds or public loans, among others; the risks embedded, and how cities can access them.