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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 ...

United Nations Guidelines for Sustainable Cities

The United Nations has launched guidelines for creating environmentally friendly and sustainable cities in the Asia-Pacific. The rapid urban growth in the region presents environmental challenges and affects a city’s capacity to provide the basic needs of its citizens. The guidelines provide city planners and other administrators with practical tools to ...

Indian Urban Partnership

CDIA signed a Letter of Intent with 5 organizations in India on August 12, 2011. With the signing of the LOI, CDIA formally enters into a collaboration agreement with these 5 reputable institutions in the field of urban development, namely: Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI) Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology ...

PFS Guidelines now available for download

These guidelines set out the objectives, processes, and techniques required for the Pre Feasibility Study (PFS). The overarching objective of a PFS is to formulate an integrated, inclusive, and sustainable project addressing institutional, technical, financial, economical, social, and environmental (e.g., climate change) concerns. The PFS process involves a tripartite partnership between ...

Effective Urban Infrastructure Programming Course

Singapore Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Cities Development Initiative for Asia, Third Country Training Programme Effective Urban Infrastructure Programming Course 8 November to 19 November 2010 The Cities Development Initiative for Asia (CDIA) and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA), Singapore has co-organized a joint training program entitled “Executive Short Course on Effective ...

"Linking Cities to Finance" event materials available

The recent conference on “Linking Cities to Finance” was recently held in Shanghai. The event brought together over 200 international participants from city governments, private financial institutions along with representatives from multi- and bi-lateral funders, private developers and other levels of government. You may view the background paper ...

Linking Cities to Finance

The recent conference on “Linking Cities to Finance” was recently held in Shanghai. The event brought together over 200 international participants from city governments, private financial institutions along with representatives from multi- and bi-lateral funders, private developers and other levels of government. You may view the background paper and selected ...

Linking Cities to Finance Regional Conference

Regional Conference Shanghai International Convention Center “Linking Cities to Finance: Overcoming bottlenecks to financing strategic urban infrastructure investments” This event will bring together national and international development finance institutions, private financial institutions, city governments, national/ provincial governments and private sector investors to discuss bottlenecks in accessing finance for strategic urban infrastructure. The conference serves ...

World Cities Summit

28 June - 1 July World Cities Summit Singapore. CDIA is a supporting partner of the World Cities Summit. This premier event brings together leaders and policy makers with leading experts in their fields to identify innovative solutions to the most pressing challenges facing cities today. The inaugural Summit ...

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