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CDIA In The 6th Asia Pacific Urban Forum, Jakarta, Indonesia, 19-21 October 2015

October 20, 2015


With the 6th Asia Pacific Urban Forum (APUF 6) happening in Jakarta, Indonesia this week, 19-21 October, CDIA is looking forward to exciting, inspiring and forward-looking discussions on ‘Sustainable Urban Development in Asia-Pacific’. The APUF 6 is a great opportunity to bring together key stakeholders from across Asia-Pacific and gather the region’s urban stories, experiences, […]

GIZ Training Course Offering On Managing Urban Development and Climate Change

October 15, 2015


The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) Training Course on “Managing Urban Development and Climate Change: Strategies and Collaborative Action for Resilient Cities,” will be held in Bangkok from 17-20 November. The course provides cutting-edge expertise, practical approaches and instruments for executive staff and policy advisers who support partners in the area of resilient urban […]

Second Fully Functional BRT Service In Pakistan Now Serving Twin Cities Of Rawalpindi and Islamabad

October 7, 2015


For many years, in the twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad, Pakistan’s capital, commuting for three hours has become part of the residents’ daily grind. From the city of Rawalpindi, where people choose to live due to cheaper housing, they travel to Islamabad, where they work, and back to their homes and families in the evenings.

CDIA Holds City-To-City Learning Workshop In Guiyang, China

October 1, 2015


As part of building and enhancing the CDIA Centers of Learning – a network of CDIA-assisted cities that can provide inspirational examples in preparing infrastructure investment projects & securing financing in innovative ways, CDIA, and the Guiyang Vocational College organized a workshop on “Investing in China’s Urban Future: Strengthening City-to-City Learning,” 22-23 September in Guiyang City, PR China.

Linking Cities’ Infrastructure Investment Projects To Finance: Call For Application Deadline Extended To October 2

September 22, 2015


Linking to the 6th Asia Pacific Urban Forum, this one day training event provides an opportunity for learning, discussing, and exchanging ideas on how to link urban infrastructure investments to finance. As local and regional governments are now being entrusted with leading their cities towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and Post 2015 Development Agenda Towards Habitat III, it is highly relevant to provide them with a better understanding of financing mechanisms. Click here for the flyer.

CDIA Updated PFS Study Guidelines Now Available

September 10, 2015


The latest version of the CDIA Pre-Feasibility Study Guidelines is now available for download on our Web site.

CDIA Joins ADB And DeLoG Seminar On Decentralized Governance

September 9, 2015


ADB and the Decentralization and Local Governance (DeLoG) – a network of 28 bilateral and multilateral development partners- conducted a 3-day regional learning seminar to enable a structured exchange of information and experiences, lessons learned and good practices in supporting decentralized governance. The seminar, entitled External Support for Decentralization Reforms and Local Governance Systems In the Asia-Pacific: Better Performance, Higher Impact?” was held in Manila, 25-27 August 2015 and hosted by ADB.

CDIA Parallel Session At The 3rd Urban Environmental Accords Summit, Iloilo

September 3, 2015


The 3rd Urban Environmental Accords (UEA) Summit will be held in Iloilo City, Philippines, 15-17 September 2015. On 16 September, CDIA will organize a parallel session on “Alternative Financing Models for Infrastructure Investment,” which will provide an overview of CDIA and its portfolio especially in Philippines, focusing on financing options available for cities to implement their infrastructure projects.

CDIA Supports Successful 4th Annual Urban Renewal Conference

August 27, 2015


On 20 August, the 4th Annual Urban Renewal Conference by Trueventus, and supported by CDIA, concluded at the Goodwood Park Hotel, Singapore. The event was a resounding success convening close to 120 delegates from 10 countries — representing entities that included urban renewal and redevelopment authorities, urban planners, developers, project planners from government, agencies, local councils, urban development agencies, city and town planners — who exchanged their valuable knowledge, learned from the discussions and presentations, and networked in a highly beneficial setting. Countries represented were Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines, Australia, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, USA, and Namibia.

Socio-Economic Survey Assesses San Fernando City Profile For PFS On Wastewater Management

August 24, 2015


On 12-14 August, health workers conducted a rapid socio-economic survey in San Fernando City, La Union in the Philippines, under the Pre-Feasibility Study “Green and Integrated Wastewater Management,” supported by CDIA.

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