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Technical Staff from Cambodian Cities Trained on Wastewater Management

July 10, 2018|Mia Simpao

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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 under the partnership between CDIA and MPWT.

 

Restoring Simao River the Natural Way!

July 5, 2018

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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 flooding.

Newsletter May – June 2018

July 2, 2018

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Chongqing Readies for Green Transformation

June 26, 2018|Chenzi Yiyang

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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 were conducted to prepare stakeholders to shift from a traditional to a new development path, where technological innovation, environmental sustainability and social inclusiveness are the new norm.

MPWT Officials Lead Training on Wastewater Management

June 26, 2018|Mia Simpao

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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 of Public Works and Transport and city representatives of Svay Rieng, Ratanakiri, Prey Veng, Stung Treng, and Preah Vihear.

Lee Lambert Joins CDIA as its Youth Engagement and Innovation Specialist

June 13, 2018

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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.

New Intern for Knowledge Management and Communications Now Onboard

June 13, 2018

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CDIA is pleased to welcome Oliver Baudler-Voigt to the CDIA team. As Intern for Knowledge Management and Communications until November 2018, Oliver is excited to support the development of CDIA’s publication this year, and be involved in drafting reports and updates on the work of CDIA.

UNESCAP, GIZ and CDIA Prepare Cities to Localize Global Agenda

June 1, 2018

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Back to back with the GIZ’s Sector Network Governance Asia (SNGA) Conference, CDIA and UNESCAP jointly pioneered the training on “How do I implement the Global Agenda in My City” on May 18, 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand.

The Black Dragon Rises! How the Heilongjiang Region Rethinks its Coal-based Economy

May 28, 2018

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The coal-dependent cities of Hegang, Jixi, Qitaihe and Shuangyashan in the Eastern Heilongjiang Region of People’s Republic of China (PRC) are beset with economic decline and environmental degradation. Towards developing a non-coal economy and improving the environment and living conditions in the region, CDIA has recently provided technical assistance under the Coal-Rich Cities Redevelopment Project. After 60 years of coal-mining, how can cities shift their economies to the benefit of their residents?

PPP Center and CDIA Lead Workshop on PPP Project Concept Note for Philippine LGUs

May 28, 2018

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On May 17-18, 2018, the Public-Private Partnership Center (PPPC) of the Philippines, in collaboration with CDIA conducted a training workshop to enable seven local government units (LGUs) in the Philippines to develop their own PPP project concept note.

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