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Engaging Young People in Sustainable Urban Development

International Youth Day is held each year on the 12th of August to celebrate the contribution of young people in developing societies all over the world. In line with this, CDIA brings you a story of how we have paved the way to mainstream youth engagement in our projects – ...

South to South Learning at its Best

CDIA facilitates a study tour for technical experts from Jalandhar, India to learn from the successful experiences of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Four technical experts from the Municipal Corporation of Jalandhar in Punjab, India, took part in a CDIA-sponsored capacity development measure and visited the Dhaka Water Supply & Sewerage Authority (DWASA) in ...

Enhancing the Quality of Life in Gers

Residents in Ulaanbaatar’s ger areas desire to move to apartments in the central district where living conditions are better; and yet they lack the capacity to do so. With support from CDIA, the city government is now developing affordable housing and urban renewal solutions to enhance the quality of life ...

CDIA Says Thank You and Best Wishes to its Unit Head Joris van Etten

After 8.5 years of supporting CDIA, Joris van Etten will take on a new career path. He joined CDIA in 2010 as Capacity Development Coordinator and Indonesia Program Manager under GIZ. In 2015, he became CDIA’s Program Coordinator and led the GIZ staff in capacity development, project safeguards and outreach. From ...

Saving History and Culture in Ger Areas

There is definitely much more to see in Ulaanbaatar’s ger district, where traditional and portable round-shaped dwellings have mushroomed over time. With support from CDIA, the city is restoring key heritage assets to preserve Mongolian history and culture in ger areas. All these are done in tandem with provision of ...

EC Link and CDIA Hold Forum to Spur Green Investments in Chinese Cities

CDIA, in partnership with the Europe-China Eco Cities Link project (EC Link) has organized the China Urban Green Financing Forum on 5 July 2018 in Beijing, People’s Republic of China. The forum sought to establish a network of cities, pool of experts and financial institutions that promote in a collaborative ...

Tbilisi’s Urban Mobility to be Featured in Upcoming CDIA Video

Tbilisi represents the engine of Georgia’s economy, as well as its most crucial transport and mobility challenges. The city is characterized by high road congestion, increased car ownership, very cheap and plentiful parking, unregulated nature of the taxi business, and poor quality of public transport. The good thing is that solutions ...

Technical Staff from Cambodian Cities Trained on Wastewater Management

Continuing the successful course on wastewater management under CDIA’s cooperation with the Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT) of Cambodia, participants from more cities and municipalities were capacitated in another training held on 02-04 July 2018 in Battambang, Cambodia. This has been the fourth capacity development activity jointly implemented ...

Restoring Simao River the Natural Way!

 A new and exciting landmark awaits the Chinese city of Pu’er with the transformation of its Simao River into a dynamic natural ecosystem. Previously affected by increasing urbanization which diminished its ecological importance, the river is now evolving as a backbone of green space system while protecting the city from ...

Newsletter May – June 2018

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