Located in the autonomous community and province of Murcia, Molina de Segura is a Spanish municipality with over 60 000 inhabitants and the fourth largest municipality in the region. The city was awarded the Citizens' Award for its Strategy of Sustainable and Integrated Urban Development, “Molina 2020 Avanza Contigo.”
Molina de Segura is a pioneer as the first municipality in the region to draft a plan to foster its transformation into a smart city. Planned for the 2014-2020 implementation period, the plan is leading the city’s transformation to become more open, transparent, and citizen-oriented while promoting sustainable growth. The plan covers a wide range of initiatives to integrate digital technologies in all aspects of the city’s offerings to improve the quality of life for its residents.
The city is committed to becoming a more sustainable and socially inclusive environment. It intends to deliver on improved air quality, eco-efficiency and energy savings and accessible green areas for its residents. It also seeks to promote the conservation of biodiversity, promote environmental awareness and reduce noise pollution.
Molina de Segura was a participant city in the DCC.