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Cities and Climate Change Training Course held for city planners and officials

April 1, 2014


Last week in Singapore, 26-28 March, a joint training course on “Cities and Climate Change” was held for 19 city planners and high-ranking city officials from Bangladesh, Bhutan, Indonesia, Nepal, Philippines, Sri Lanka, and Vietnam. Organized and hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Singapore; CDIA, and the Singapore Environment Institute of the National Environment […]

MFA and CDIA hold Effective Urban Infrastructure Programming in Singapore

March 20, 2014


Jointly sponsored by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA), Singapore and CDIA, under the Singapore-CDIA Third Country Training Program, the Effective Urban Infrastructure Programming Training Course was held in Singapore, 5-14 March (Professional Staff Training), and 13-14 March (Mayor’s Program). The course aimed to enable participants to learn about effective urban infrastructure planning and programming […]

The 4th Annual GIB Summit to be held in May: Are you ready for the challenge?

March 16, 2014


The 4th annual Global Infrastructure Basel (GIB) Summit will be held in Basel, Switzerland, 21-22 May 2014. GIB is the leading platform for Sustainable Infrastructure Financing, and it has had good progress since last year in the introduction of Sustainable Infrastructure as a new asset class. Accordingly, this year’s topic is “Mainstreaming Sustainability in Infrastructure […]

CDIA to participate in the 7th World Urban Forum 2014

March 14, 2014


CDIA will be one of the many presenters in the 7th World Urban Forum (WUF), 5-11 April in Medellin, Colombia. This year, host city Medellín will offer its own inspirational award-winning urban landscape to over 10,000 expected participants representing 160 countries for six days of discussions examining the conference’s theme “Urban Equity in Development – […]

Call for Expression of Interest

March 5, 2014


Cross-border Economic Cooperation Infrastructure Development Project, Yunnan Province, China Applications are now being accepted for the expression of interest (EOI) of qualified companies to carry out the technical assistance for the Cross-border Economic Cooperation Infrastructure Development Project in Yunnan Province, China. Lincang City is located in the south-western part of Yunnan province and shares its […]

City Creditworthiness Academy

March 4, 2014


As part of the World Bank Group’s Low-carbon Livable Cities Initiative the Public-Private Infrastructure Advisory Facility (PPIAF), the Korea Development Institute (KDI) and the Korean Green Growth Trust Fund (KGGTF) are pleased to announce the SECOND CITY CREDITWORTHINESS ACADEMY in Seoul, South Korea on April 21–26, 2014. The City Creditworthiness Academy will assist senior financial […]

CDIA joins GIZ Management Advisory Group planning workshop

February 19, 2014


CDIA participated in the annual Management Advisory Group (MAG) planning workshop of the German Agency for Cooperation (GIZ), 19 – 20 February 2014 at the New World Hotel, Makati, Philippines. The MAG is a joint planning event in the framework of German International Cooperation in the Philippines and Pacific Islands that aims to provide linkages […]

CDIA Staff Member Recognized as World Cities Summit Young Leader

February 12, 2014


In recognition of his contribution to the field of urban liveability and sustainability, Joris van Etten, CDIA deputy program coordinator, has been chosen as one of the World Cities Summit (WCS) Young Leaders. This year, more than 500 outstanding persons were nominated globally and applicants were reviewed by a distinguished multi-disciplinary and international Selection Committee. […]

Call for applications for the 2014 Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation

February 12, 2014


Applications for the 2014 Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation are now being accepted. The Award, jointly sponsored by the United Cities and Local Governments, the World Association of the Major Metropolises, and the City of Guangzhou, aims to recognize innovation in improving the social, economic, and environmental sustainability in cities and regions. The registration […]

CDIA supports the Myanmar Urban Development Conference

February 11, 2014


  As a knowledge partner, CDIA is supporting the Myanmar Urban Development Conference 2014, on 25-28 May in Yangon, Myanmar. This conference is the only strategic city planning and infrastructure development conference dedicated to addressing the scope and ambitions towards urbanizing the new Myanmar. Participants can expect 3 days of cutting-edge content delivered by an […]

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