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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 ...

CDIA Regional Forum on Pro-Poor and Inclusive Urban Infrastructure Development

When / Where: Bangkok, Thailand, 29 Nov.-1 Dec. 2011 This event will offer a meeting point for the exchange of views from key actors in the field seeking to remove bottlenecks that cities face as they endeavor to access financing for pro-poor and inclusive urban development. It brings together multi- and ...

Introduction to Pre-Feasibility Studies (PFS): Translating Urban Development Strategies into Bankable Projects

A 6-day training course entitled “Introduction to Pre-Feasibility Studies (PFS): Translating Urban Development Strategies into Bankable Projects” jointly organized by the Cities Development Initiative for Asia (CDIA) and the Asian Institute of Management (AIM) – Center for Development Management (CDM), will be held from June 13-18, 2011 in Makati City ...

Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific – Fifth Asia-Pacific Urban Forum

The Fifth Asia-Pacific Urban Forum (APUF-5), organized by the Sustainable Urban Development Section, Environment and Development Division of ESCAP, will be held in Bangkok, Thailand from 22-25 June 2011. As part of the wider event, CDIA will be staging a panel discussion that focuses on building a ...

Country Adaptation/Roll out of the City Infrastructure Investment Priority Programming (CIIPP) Toolkit

The Cities Development Initiative for Asia (CDIA) will conduct a Training Event entitled “Country Adaptation/Roll out of the City Infrastructure Investment Programming and Prioritization (CIIPP) Toolkit”, 23-26 May 2011 in Bangkok, Thailand. This Training Event, exclusively designed for CDIA National Partner Organizations, will provide orientation on implementation of the CIIPP toolkit ...

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