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New Social Development Specialist Now Onboard

January 15, 2018

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CDIA is pleased to welcome Carsten Gloeckner into the team as our new Social Development Specialist.

With his experience in implementing social standards and supporting capacity development in Asian countries for four years, CDIA is happy to have him on board to ensure that inclusive development aspects are integrated in urban infrastructure investments.

CDIA Welcomes its New Intern for Capacity Development and Outreach

January 10, 2018

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CDIA is keen to welcome Maria Mejia, our new intern for Capacity Development and Outreach. Maria is currently studying Global Change Ecology (MSc.) at the University of Bayreuth, Germany. Before joining CDIA, she worked at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) in Germany, where she assisted a project on enhancing climate capacities in the Global South.

CDIA Contributes to Discussions on Financing Urban Resilience

January 5, 2018

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At the 3rd Resilient Cities Asia-Pacific (RCAP) Congress held 7-8 December 2016 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, the ICLEI Local Governments for Sustainability brought together national and local governments, bilateral and multilateral development agencies, experts and practitioners to ramp up discussions on the implementation of nationally determined contributions (NDC) within the context of building urban resilience.

19th Donors’ Meeting Serves to Detail the Trust Fund Setting

December 13, 2017

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It’s a day to remember when the 19th Program Review Committee (PRC) Meeting was held on 23 November in Manila, Philippines. The day did not only mark a milestone with the launch of the CDIA Trust Fund hosted by the Asian Development Bank (ADB), it also celebrated the 10 successful years of CDIA. The PRC is CDIA’s […]

CDIA Shares its 2017 Accomplishments with the Advisory Panel and Stakeholders

December 13, 2017

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The CDIA Advisory Panel and Stakeholders’ Forum Expert Group (AP-SHFEG), composed of representatives from CDIA partner cities as well as national and regional partner organizations, gathered in an annual meeting on 23 November 2017 at the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Headquarters in Manila Philippines. The meeting served as a venue for sharing an overview of […]

Good Practice Seminar Kicks off CDIA’s Anniversary Celebration

December 11, 2017

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CDIA, in partnership with Connective Cities and the City of Naga jointly organized a “Good Practice Laboratory for Effective Urban Infrastructure Programming” on 20-22 November 2017 in Naga City, Philippines. Twenty-one representatives from Asian cities – Naga, Pimpri, Khulna, Tangerang, Mardan, Peshawar, Puerto Princesa, and Singkawan; together with Project Development Facilities from Indonesia – PT PT Sarana Multi Infrastruktur, […]

A Glimpse of Our Work

December 10, 2017

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As 2017 is about to end, we look back to what CDIA has accomplished over the last 10 years with Asian and Pacific cities, financial partners, regional and national partner organizations and other stakeholders. Truly, it is through everyone’s commitment that we are making progress in ensuring an equitable and sustainable development for all. To […]

CDIA Chronicles How Yangzhou Rebuilds its Past for the Future

December 10, 2017

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Yangzhou City once thrived in Ancient China as a major political, financial and trade center. This historical period had left the present-day Yangzhou with a large number of historical treasures, splendid culture and natural sceneries that attract millions of tourists every year, and left everyone captivated by the city’s unique charm. In 2009, CDIA assisted […]

City Partners Showcase their Initiatives at CDIA’s 10th Anniversary Event

December 10, 2017

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Former UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon once said, “Our struggle for global sustainability will be won or lost in cities.” With this in mind, CDIA on the occasion of its 10th anniversary, created a platform to highlight the initiatives of cities that are making headway in the battle for sustainable development. Four partner cities and […]

Two CDIA National Partner Organizations Exchange Knowledge on Public-Private Partnership

December 10, 2017

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On November 24, 2017, the Public-Private Partnership Center of the Philippines (PPPC) and PT Sarana Multi Infrastruktur (PT SMI) from Indonesia conducted an exchange workshop on how to improve project preparation and institutional set-ups. Two representatives from PT SMI, Ms. Reetta Pranari and Mr. Armando Marulitua were welcomed by PPPC Executive Director Ferdinand A. Pecson […]

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