Tony Lee is a partner at Ecosis Ltd in Mauritius. He is an expert for the advocacy platform, United for Smart and Sustainable Cities (U4SSC) and for the "digital transformation of cities" working group of UN Habitat. We chat about challenges and opportunities in Mauritius, how technologies will play a critical role in the future, impacts of Covid-19, confirmed beliefs and moving in to the future.
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Challenges and Opportunities
Technologies will have a major impact in the future
The worst nightmare for Mauritius.
Impacts of Covid-19
Moving into the future
About Tony Lee, Business Mauritius and U4SSC
Tony’s expertise lies in the field of sustainability, the built environment, and multi-sector collaboration. He is a chartered quantity surveyor, project manager, and an accredited partnership broker. Tony is an expert for the advocacy platform, United for Smart and Sustainable Cities (U4SSC), and for the “digital transformation of cities” working group of UN Habitat. He also leads the special commission of Sustainable Cities and Communities of Business Mauritius.
Business Mauritius is an independent association that represents over 1200 local businesses and has, through them, a national, regional, and international reach. Business Mauritius is the coordinating body and the voice of local business and delivers services that sustain the progress of both business and community.
The “United for Smart Sustainable Cities” (U4SSC) is a UN initiative coordinated by ITU, UNECE and UN-Habitat, and supported by CBD, ECLAC, FAO, UNDP, UNECA, UNESCO, UN Environment, UNEP-FI, UNFCCC, UNIDO, UNOPS, UNU-EGOV, UN-Women and WMO to achieve Sustainable Development Goal 11: "Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable". U4SSC serves as the global platform to advocate for public policy and to encourage the use of ICTs to facilitate and ease the transition to smart sustainable cities.
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