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Financial Innovation to Create Sustainable Urban Infrastructure Workshop

The Cities Development Initiative for Asia (CDIA), in collaboration with the City of Yokohama and the Asian Development Bank (ADB), hosted the workshop entitled “Public-Private Partnerships for Asian Cities: Financial Innovation to Create Sustainable Urban Infrastructure” on October 21, 2013 at the Pacifico Yokohama in Yokohama, Japan. Under the umbrella of ...

Public-Private Partnerships for Asian Cities:

Financial Innovation to Create Sustainable Urban Infrastructure Smart City Week 2013 (SCW2013) sets its focus on "City Innovation," which begins on October 21, 2013 at Pacifico Yokohama International Conference, Yokohama, Japan. Under the umbrella of the Smart City Week, Cities Development Initiative for Asia (CDIA) and the city of Yokohama co-develop this ...

CDIA Annual Flagship Event

CDIA Annual Flagship Event “Asian Cities and Climate Change Financing – Accelerating Urban Resilience” and CDIA 5th Anniversary Celebrations, Manila, 15-16 November 2012 CDIA organized its Annual Flagship event in the context of its Annual Thematic Focus for 2012 “Cities and Climate Change” and its Fifth Anniversary celebrations. Main focus of the ...

Climate Resilient Action: Accelerating Urban Investments and Finance in India

The Cities Development Initiative for Asia (CDIA), in close partnership with Rockefeller Foundation and the International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI), organized a national joint seminar entitled "Climate Resilient Action: Accelerating Urban Investments and Finance in India" on 11 December 2012 in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. The joint seminar was successful ...

CDIA Annual Flagship Event

CDIA Annual Flagship Event “Asian Cities and Climate Change Financing – Accelerating Urban Resilience” and CDIA 5th Anniversary Celebrations, Manila, 15-16 November 2012 CDIA organized its Annual Flagship event in the context of its Annual Thematic Focus for 2012 “Cities and Climate Change” and its Fifth Anniversary celebrations. Main focus of the ...

Metropolitan Solutions Conference: Safety and Reliability Infrastructures

Cities are rapidly growing in developing countries around the world and the population of urban dwellers are expected to continue to increase at a staggering rate in the next few years. Urbanization is a sweeping global phenomenon which, in many parts of the world, is associated with population growth, economic transformation ...

CDIA Supports the World Cities Summit (WCS) 2012

CDIA has been invited as one of the supporting organizations at the World Cities Summit (WCS) 2012, which will be held on 1-4 July 2012 at the Sands Expo & Convention Center, Marina Bay Sands Singapore. The World Cities Summit (WCS) is the global platform for government leaders and industry experts ...

Expert Group Meeting on Extracting Lessons Learnt from the Recent Bangkok Floods

Working Towards a More Inclusive and Integrated Approach to Urban and Infrastructure Development Bangkok - March 8-9, 2012 An Expensive Lesson Learnt from the Great Flood in Bangkok 2011 Yokohama City's Experience on Flood Control Investment for Infrastructure to Prevent Urban Floods in Seoul Experiences and Lessons Learnt from Jakarta, Indonesia Metro Manila Tropical Cyclone (TC) ...

ADB Urban Forum 2011: Financing Future Cities

ADB Headquarters, Manila, Philippines: 15 November 2011 - 17 November 2011 Asian cities, some already nation-sized in terms of their economy, will determine the future of the planet. They are the new workshops of the world: their economic growth has lifted millions out of poverty, although they are still home to ...

Incentivizing Asia's Urban Future: CDIA High-level urban policy round-table

CDIA will conduct a High-Level Urban Policy Roundtable at ADB in Manila, Philippines on 14 November 2011. It will call upon Asian countries to make urbanization (and urban infrastructure development in particular) a key instrument for enhancing growth, combating poverty, addressing climate change, and serving as a stabilizing factor in ...

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