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Financial Modelling Training Enables Bankability Assessment of Local PPP Projects

In cooperation with CDIA’s national partner organization, the Public-Private Partnership Center of the Philippines (PPP Center), a Financial Modelling Training was conducted on 7-10 August 2018 in Quezon City, Philippines. Urban planners and financial officers from the local government units (LGUs) of Calapan, Dipolog, Puerto Princesa and Quezon City were trained ...

Closer Public-Private Collaboration Eyed after Partners Event

Better coordination and stronger partnerships are prerequisites of a successful public-private partnership (PPP) project. With this in mind, the Public-Private Partnership Center of the Philippines (PPP Center) and CDIA launched a Partners Event on July 30, 2018 in Quezon City. The joint workshop was attended by representatives from the Department of ...

Cities and Climate Change Training Course held for city planners and officials

Last week in Singapore, 26-28 March, a joint training course on “Cities and Climate Change” was held for 19 city planners and high-ranking city officials from Bangladesh, Bhutan, Indonesia, Nepal, Philippines, Sri Lanka, and Vietnam. Organized and hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Singapore; CDIA, and the Singapore Environment Institute ...

MFA and CDIA hold Effective Urban Infrastructure Programming in Singapore

Jointly sponsored by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA), Singapore and CDIA, under the Singapore-CDIA Third Country Training Program, the Effective Urban Infrastructure Programming Training Course was held in Singapore, 5-14 March (Professional Staff Training), and 13-14 March (Mayor’s Program). The course aimed to enable participants to learn about effective ...

CDIA joins GIZ Management Advisory Group planning workshop

CDIA participated in the annual Management Advisory Group (MAG) planning workshop of the German Agency for Cooperation (GIZ), 19 – 20 February 2014 at the New World Hotel, Makati, Philippines. The MAG is a joint planning event in the framework of German International Cooperation in the Philippines and Pacific Islands ...

Climate Leadership Academy on Urban Climate Adaptation

From Risk Barriers to Results-Managing the Social, Political, Environmental, and Financial Risks Overview of the Opportunity The International City/County Management Association (ICMA) and the Institute for Sustainable Communities (ISC) invite teams of three to five senior officials and/or key decision-makers or stakeholders from up to 10 second tier (populations between 1 and ...

Effective Urban Infrastructure Programming Executive Short-Course

The 4th offering of the Executive Short Course on ‘Effective Urban Infrastructure Programming’ will be held from 23 January to 1 February 2013. The Technical Cooperation Directorate of the Ministry of Foreign affairs, Singapore and the Cities Development Initiative for Asia (CDIA) have agreed to continue their partnership of cooperation ...

Urban Infrastructure Financing Options in The Asia-Pacific Region:

Short Course for City and Municipal Officers The CIFAL Kuala Lumpur/KLRTC Training Course 25 URBAN INFRASTRUCTURE FINANCING OPTIONS IN THE ASIA-PACIFIC REGION: Short Course for City and Municipal Officers, will be held on 4-7 December 2012, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The course offers an introductory orientation aimed to raise awareness and help ...

CDIA Training event at World Urban Forum 6

The Cities Development Initiative for Asia (CDIA) in collaboration with UN-HABITAT and CDIA national partner organizations from China, India, Indonesia and the Philippines organized a training session within the framework of the recently concluded 6th World Urban Forum in Naples, Italy. Many local governments are often not sufficiently equipped to undertake ...

Public-Private Partnerships (PPP): Training for Facilitators

An interactive 4-day short training course entitled, “Public-Private Partnerships (PPP): Training for Facilitators" will be held from 17-20 July 2012 in Bangkok, Thailand. The objectives of the training course are to: Enhance participants’ knowledge on effective urban investment programming and financing in preparation of the formulation of strategic and bankable infrastructure projects ...

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