Klitschko: Davos Kiev always brings new projects, new ideas that we implement for changes in the capital

Кличко: Давос всегда приносит Киеву новые проекты, новые идеи, которые мы воплощаем для изменений в столице

Negotiations and agreements during the world economic forum in Davos bring Kiev projects and new ideas that would later embody in the capital. This was stated by the mayor of Kiev Vitali Klitschko in comments to journalists in Davos.

About it reports a press-service of the Moscow mayor.

“Management system” Smart city “in Kiev, we started to introduce 4 years ago after successful negotiations in Davos. Here then we have agreed with the German company SAP, which has helped to bring in the Ukrainian capital, the first draft of the smart city – open budget. 2 years ago I had a meeting with representatives of UBER, and a few months a taxi this company has gone on the Kiev streets. It was in Davos held talks with representatives of IKEA, and this year the company will open in Kiev, the first of its stores in Ukraine. The arrival of IKEA to our market is a serious signal to other big investors – said Klitschko. – I am very glad that in the last several years, more than 60 percent of all investments in Ukraine come to the capital. And we continue to seek and attract new investments, new technologies for the development of our city “, – said the mayor of Kiev.

During the world economic forum Klitschko took part in the discussion of “Smart financing of smart cities”, which was arranged in the municipality of Davos. In the discussion, which discussed how cities can cooperate to attract funding, investment in the implementation of technology and innovation, was attended by the mayor of Davos and St. Galen, and representatives of major financial companies.

“We discussed the development of” smart city “. This program is the trend today. Because it’s a new technology, which enable efficient municipal governance and a comfortable life and comfortable service for urban residents. And Kiev is not far behind in the implementation of innovations, – said Klitschko. Today we have many technology projects that are successfully working in different spheres of city life. This city data center, and a card from Kiev, online doctor appointments, electronic queue in kindergartens, the video surveillance system “Safe capital”, the system of electronic petitions and more. We continue to make Kiev “smart” and continue to exchange ideas with other cities. In particular, here in Davos, ” – said Vitaly Klitschko.

“Smart” technologies, with digitalization of various areas dedicated to many events and discussions of this year’s world economic forum. Kyiv mayor also participated with his brother Vladimir in the discussion “Smart city. Smart sport “, which took place in the Ukrainian house in Davos.

“Davos is a place where influential people from around the world discuss during the meetings topical issues – political, economic, managerial. And one of the challenges that we have today to solve many of the world’s cities is the provision of comfortable living conditions for their inhabitants. And new smart technologies are helping in this – said Klitschko. Today from me as the mayor of Kiev is waiting for the creation of comfort and service quality in the capital. and I do everything I can to ensure this “, – said Vitaly Klitschko.

In Davos, the mayor of the Ukrainian capital will participate in the lunch fellowship, which traditionally holds the newspaper “Washington Post”. And which brings together influential world politicians, financiers, representatives of big business and science. Scheduled meetings Klitschko with members of the business community.