Kari Aina Eik
Kari Aina Eik Secretary General OiER / United for Smart Sustainable Cities (U4SSC) Vienna, Austria

Biography

Kari Aina Eik is the Secretary General of the Organization for International Economic Relations (OiER) in Vienna since 2012. She is also the Director of the Geneva UN Charter Centre of Excellence for Smart and Sustainable Cities and the Chair of the U4SSC Implementation Programme (U4SSC IP).
Previous Kari has worked for the United Nations for more than 20 years implementing programs in cooperation with UNDP and GEF.

Sessions

Save to calendar 21-11-2019 09:30 21-11-2019 11:30 Europe/Madrid Government Innovation: Agile, Decentralized, Blockchain-powered

Many governmental systems are still based on hierarchical bureaucratic solutions that no longer reflect the digital world we live in. Now, a new vision for government is needed to deal with emerging uncertainties and pressures. Blockchain technologies can help cities move towards a more agile organization to improve public services and create new businesses. Is it the future? How can cities better plan for an innovative governance?

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