'Smart City' Goris Description in Development Process

'Smart City' Goris Description in Development Process

Director Regional Environmental Center for Caucasus (RECC) 'Smart City' Project National Coordinator Nune Harutyunyan

Director of Regional Environmental Center for Caucasus (RECC), 'Smart City' Project National Coordinator Nune Harutyunyan informed that Goris Town has been selected as an experimental showcase in the frames of the project “United Smart Cities” by the UNECE.

The Smart City Profile on sustainable urban development for Goris Town has been developed, which is currently submitted to the UNECE for proposals, amendments, and supplements.
The ideology of 'Smart City' is based on the sustainable, green, healthy, smart development of residential areas, promotes the implementation of investments and economic and urban development, reduction of greenhouse gas emissions and establishment of green working places.

'Goris Smart City' pilot project is a part of 'Enhancing National Capacities for Urban Planning and Developing Sustainable Residential Households in Armenia' program, which has been submitted for the approval of the UNECE. Goris Town has been selected as a pilot project for its rich cultural and architectural heritage and unique natural landscape. Some of the most important medieval structures and cultural centers are located near Goris. The region has over 500 historical and architectural monuments.

15:42 July 13, 2017


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