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Senior Urban Environment Engineer

Post title:            Senior Urban Environment Engineer Duration              Twelve months (with possibility of extension subject to performance and availability of funds) Starting date:    As soon as possible (May 2012) Duty station:      CDIA, Manila, Philippines Application Link:  http://csrn.adb.org/csrn/home.htm Background The Cities Development Initiative for Asia (CDIA), is an initiative developed with support from the Asian Development Bank ...

The 2nd Sustainable Infrastructure Financing Summit

Global Energy Basel (GEB) is the leading policy dialogue and investment platform for the promotion of sustainable infrastructure in cities. This year’s summit will be held on 21-22 February 2012 in Basel, Switzerland. The summit offers solutions for confronting the challenges of resource scarcity and energy security, as well as addressing ...

High Level Policy Roundtable: Incentivizing Asia’s Urban Future. November 2011. Manila

The CDIA supported High-Level Urban Policy Roundtable held at the Asian Development Bank (ADB), Manila, Philippines on 14 November 2011, saw an eminent group of twenty political leaders, leading urban specialists and concerned civic leaders, deliberating on the role of Asian cities in the world economy and what Asian cities ...

Annual Stakeholder Forum Meeting November 28 in Bangkok; and On-line SHF Survey

As previously announced, the 3rd annual meeting of the CDIA Stakeholder Forum will take place November 28th in Bangkok, Thailand. The Stakeholder’s Forum represents the ‘demand-side’ of the CDIA programme and provides an opportunity for members to provide feedback on selected issues so as to help guide the Initiative to make ...

Effective Urban Infrastructure Programming

The training programme to be held in January 11 – 20, 2012 in Singapore is jointly sponsored by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Singapore and Cities Development Initiative for Asia (CDIA) under the Singapore-CDIA Third Country Training Programme (TCTP) and will be conducted by the Singapore Civil Service College and ...

Cities Recently Approved for Support

  The following cities have recently received approval in principle for CDIA support on September 9, 2011: Guiyang, China (phase II); Xinyu, China; Pokhara, Nepal; Puerto Princesa, Philippines; These cities have applied to receive technical assistance in Infrastructure Investment Programming, Project Assessment and the preparation of Pre-Feasibility studies (PFS), which will address various issues in key ...

MSc in Financial Management by RSM and IHS

The Master’s Programme in Financial Management (MFM) with a specialization in Urban Infrastructure Finance for January 2012-December 2012 is a joint programme of the Rotterdam School of Management (RSM) and the Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies (IHS) of Erasmus University Rotterdam. The combined approach of RSM and IHS prepares ...

Online course on Sustainable Urban Mobility in Developing Countries

The Local Development Programme of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), in partnership with Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), is launching a new session of the e-learning course Sustainable Urban Mobility in Developing Countries, from 14 November 2011 to 2 March 2012. The e-learning course aims to ...

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