Urban populations are increasing day by day in our country and in the world, and as a result of this mobility, cities have to cope with new needs in many areas such as infrastructure, affordable housing, water, environmental cleaning, health services, transportation and security.
The concept of “smart city” comes to the fore in responding to these needs and even creating opportunities for urban development.
Smart city serves to provide gains in the fields of development, competitiveness and environmental sustainability with its ability to transform the information into social benefit.
In our country, parallel to the whole world, smart city applications are becoming widespread day by day. Therefore, it is important that all public institutions, local administrations, universities, the private sector and non-governmental organizations act in a collective action in order to plan and direct smart city studies on a national scale.
With this motivation, it is to gain the ability to work together by bringing a holistic view at the national level to smart city policies in our country. At the same time, it is necessary to ensure that the investments are implemented with the right projects and activities by prioritizing the investments that are compatible with the determined policies. For this purpose, the 2020-2023 National Smart Cities Strategy and Action Plan, which was built with the common mind of ecosystem stakeholders, which considers national needs and priorities holistically, has been prepared.With the 2020-2023 National Smart Cities Strategy and Action Plan Circular No. 2019/29, it was published in the Official Gazette dated 24 December 2019 and numbered 30988 and entered into force.
The “Smart Cities Capacity Building and Guidance Project” was implemented by our Ministry in order to contribute to the realization of the actions, duties and responsibilities defined within the scope of the 2020-2023 National Smart Cities Strategy and Action Plan on a national scale and to increase the capacity of all stakeholders, especially our local governments.
It is aimed to gain comprehensive information about “Smart Security” with this content. You can access the relevant training document from the link below.
Undoubtedly, one of the most basic criteria for a city to be livable is security. Both the city’s residents benefiting more from the city and the development of the city’s economy are directly related to the safety of that city. In this study, first of all, the concept of security and the capacity to withstand and cope with disasters and crises are explained, and then smart city technologies and security problems are discussed. Smart infrastructures, structures, spaces, etc. The security issues with the natural elements are also examined. In addition to these, special issues such as environmental safety and food safety were also evaluated in this study.
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