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CDIA Contributes to ‘Public Space-led Urban Development’ Session at UCLG ASPAC Congress

Through its Program Management Officer Mia Simpao, CDIA showcased the initiative of its city partner – Yangzhou, People’s Republic of China at the session on “Public Space-led Urban Development: Towards a Regional Strategy.” The session was organized by the United Nations Habitat as part of the UCLG-ASPAC Congress on September 14, ...

CDIA and Partners Advance SDG Localization at UCLG ASPAC Congress

“How Do I Implement the Sustainable Development Goals in My City?” – This was the key question addressed at the training session jointly organized by CDIA, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia (UNESCAP) and United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) on 12 September 2018 in Surabaya, Indonesia. ...

Building the Capacity for Local Public-Private Partnerships

A key development priority of the Philippine government under its “Build, Build, Build” program is to accelerate high-impact infrastructure projects that will keep up with the needs of the country’s rapidly-growing population and improve the quality of its existing facilities. These projects are set to be financed mainly through public resources and ...

Supporting Siem Reap’s Wastewater Collection Network

The city of Siem Reap, Cambodia has a  population of more than 230,000 and is the gateway to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Angkor, which is receiving around 1.5 million tourists per year. Although being such a key point of attraction for the tourists as well as an important source of income ...

Ensuring CDIA’s Smooth Transition into an ADB Trust Fund

This year was welcomed by two important milestones – the start of the implementation of CDIA Strategy 2018-2022; and the creation of a CDIA Trust Fund hosted by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to ensure the long-term financial sustainability of the initiative. As CDIA has yet to complete its transition process this ...

2014 Climate Change Summit paves the way for World Bank cities initiative

On 23 September, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon invited world leaders, from government, finance, business, and civil society to the Climate Summit 2014 to galvanize and catalyze climate action. He has asked these leaders to bring bold announcements and actions to the Summit that will reduce emissions, strengthen climate resilience, and ...

CDIA and Baguio City sign Technical Agreement for Wastewater Management

On 27 September, city officials headed by Mayor Mauricio Domogan and CDIA Philippine Country Manager Massimo Petrone signed the technical assistance agreement for the city's green and integrated wastewater management program funded by the Asian Development Bank through the CDIA. Click on the links below to read about the story: Article 1 ...

How much waste does Chennai dump? Corporation to figure out

Article in The Times of India, click here to read the story.

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