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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 ...

World Cities Summit

Singapore is once again taking the lead to encourage governments and industry to come together to share and co-create solutions with an integrated approach to urban sustainability. They will converge at the World Cities Summit, Singapore International Water Week and CleanEnviro Summit Singapore that will be jointly held from 1 ...

City Creditworthiness Academy ongoing this week in Seoul, Korea

The Public-Private Infrastructure Advisory Facility (PPIAF) and the World Bank's Low-Carbon Livable Cities Initiative, in collaboration with the C40 Network, the Korea Development Institute (KDI) and the Korean Green Growth Trust Fund (KGGTF), are hosting the second City Creditworthiness Academy in Seoul, South Korea, this week, 21-26 April. The City Creditworthiness ...

Enabling GrEEEn Cities: A Sustainable Urban Future for Southeast Asia

The Asian Development Bank will host a Regional Conference on “Enabling GrEEEn Cities: a Sustainable Urban Future for Southeast Asia” from 13-14 May 2014. ADB Urban Operational Plan 2012-2020 provides direction for ADB’s response to addressing the urban challenge by fostering investments in sustainable development. The plan presents a 3E’s ...

CDIA joins Urban Development Roundtable on Sustainable Cities

To help explore collaborative solutions to the most pressing urban challenges, CDIA, represented by Bernhard Dohle (Program Coordinator) and Nadir Ehsan (Senior Municipal Development Specialist), joined a roundtable on sustainable cities in Zurich, Switzerland, 27-28 March. ETH Zurich, one of the leading international universities for technology and the natural sciences, in ...

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 ...

The 4th Annual GIB Summit to be held in May: Are you ready for the challenge?

The 4th annual Global Infrastructure Basel (GIB) Summit will be held in Basel, Switzerland, 21-22 May 2014. GIB is the leading platform for Sustainable Infrastructure Financing, and it has had good progress since last year in the introduction of Sustainable Infrastructure as a new asset class. Accordingly, this year’s topic ...

CDIA to participate in the 7th World Urban Forum 2014

CDIA will be one of the many presenters in the 7th World Urban Forum (WUF), 5-11 April in Medellin, Colombia. This year, host city Medellín will offer its own inspirational award-winning urban landscape to over 10,000 expected participants representing 160 countries for six days of discussions examining the conference's theme ...

Call for Expression of Interest

Cross-border Economic Cooperation Infrastructure Development Project, Yunnan Province, China Applications are now being accepted for the expression of interest (EOI) of qualified companies to carry out the technical assistance for the Cross-border Economic Cooperation Infrastructure Development Project in Yunnan Province, China. Lincang City is located in the south-western part of Yunnan province ...

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