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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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Chongqing Readies for Green Transformation

Chongqing in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) has a long history of industrial development. To meet the goal of China’s 13th Five Year Plan, and towards both economic and environmental sustainability, the city strives to undertake a green transformation. On May 8-11, 2018, a series of capacity development activities ...

MPWT Officials Lead Training on Wastewater Management

Key personnel from Cambodia’s Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT), trained by CDIA in 2017 have served as lead trainers in the wastewater management training held 6-8 June 2018 in Svay Rieng. The capacity development activity saw the participation of 22 key officials from the Department of Environment, Department ...

Lee Lambert Joins CDIA as its Youth Engagement and Innovation Specialist

With the objective of integrating youth perspectives and participation, and introducing innovative approaches into CDIA’s project portfolio, Lee Lambert has recently joined CDIA as its first Youth Engagement and Innovation Specialist. Lee holds a Bachelor of Science degree major in Psychology, and is a firm advocate of youth participation in the ...

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