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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 ...

City Creditworthiness Academy

As part of the World Bank Group’s Low-carbon Livable Cities Initiative the Public-Private Infrastructure Advisory Facility (PPIAF), the Korea Development Institute (KDI) and the Korean Green Growth Trust Fund (KGGTF) are pleased to announce the SECOND CITY CREDITWORTHINESS ACADEMY in Seoul, South Korea on April 21–26, 2014. The City Creditworthiness Academy ...

CDIA Staff Member Recognized as World Cities Summit Young Leader

In recognition of his contribution to the field of urban liveability and sustainability, Joris van Etten, CDIA deputy program coordinator, has been chosen as one of the World Cities Summit (WCS) Young Leaders. This year, more than 500 outstanding persons were nominated globally and applicants were reviewed by a distinguished multi-disciplinary ...

Call for applications for the 2014 Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation

Applications for the 2014 Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation are now being accepted. The Award, jointly sponsored by the United Cities and Local Governments, the World Association of the Major Metropolises, and the City of Guangzhou, aims to recognize innovation in improving the social, economic, and environmental sustainability in ...

CDIA supports the Myanmar Urban Development Conference

  As a knowledge partner, CDIA is supporting the Myanmar Urban Development Conference 2014, on 25-28 May in Yangon, Myanmar. This conference is the only strategic city planning and infrastructure development conference dedicated to addressing the scope and ambitions towards urbanizing the new Myanmar. Participants can expect 3 days of cutting-edge ...

Temasek Foundation Leaders in Urban Governance Programme, 26-30 May 2014

Jointly presented by the Centre for Liveable Cities (CLC) and Temasek Foundation, the Temasek Foundation Leaders in Urban Governance Programme (TFLUGP) is an exclusive 5-day mayoral programme held in Singapore. TFLUGP is a practitioner-focused and action-oriented programme that allows participants to learn how Singapore overcame its urban challenges through a ...

CDIA Assist Cities of Balikpapan and Tangerang to Link Them to World Bank Financing

Based on feasibility work carried out by the Indonesian cities of Balikpapan and Tangerang , CDIA supported these two cities to qualify for a US$100 million World Bank loan for Solid Waste Management. This implied having to upgrade the domestically prepared feasibility studies in such a way that World Bank ...

CDIA approves Pre-feasibility study for Valenzuela City, Metro Manila

After preliminary meetings with Valenzuela City former Mayor Sherwin Gatchalian and then the current Mayor Rex Gatchalian in mid-2013, the CDIA has approved Valenzuela City’s Pre-feasibility Study (PFS) last January 2014. The PFS will explore and identify the structural measures addressing flood mitigation and drainage improvement; the non‐structural measures aiming at ...

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