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CDIA Featured In City And Development Media Platforms

January 18, 2016

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CDIA was recently mentioned in a DEVEX article which presents four ways to finance climate friendly urban development. Click here to view (under sub header “Municipalities should develop expertise in project development”).

Metropolitan Solutions 2016: International Summit On Urban Development

January 7, 2016

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Berlin, the capital of Germany, is home to one of the world’s leading urban development summits: Metropolitan Solutions. In 2016, the combined congress and trade fair will again bring together decision-makers and leaders from around the globe for high-level dialogue on current and emerging issues and challenges in innovative, sustainable urban development. To be held from 31 May to 2 June, Metropolitan Solutions is unique in that it comprises more than 30 high-power conferences and workshops organized by various independent operators. Click here for details. Click here for the event brochure.

Call for EOI: Integrated Elderly Care Public-Private Partnership Pilot Project In Yichang City, Hubei Province

January 7, 2016

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With funding support from Shanghai Municipal Government, CDIA is now accepting applications for the Expression of Interest (EOI) of qualified companies to carry out the technical assistance for an Integrated Elderly Care Public-Private Partnership Pilot Project in Yichang City, Hubei Province, China.

More details of the scope of PFS will be described in the Terms of Reference that will be provided to shortlisted consultancy firms in the Request for Proposal. Interested firms can download the EOI Form here. Click here for more details. Click here for Submission Instructions.

Repost: Call For Applications: Effective Urban Infrastructure Programming Course, Singapore 2016

January 6, 2016

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The 7th offering of the Executive Short Course on “Effective Urban Infrastructure Programming” will held from 29 February to 4 March 2016 for the Professional Staff Training Programme, and 3-4 March, 2016 for the Mayors Programme.

Click here for the event brief. For the event general brochure, click here. Click here for the Individual Application Form, and here for the City Team Application Form.

CDIA Annual Report 2015 e-Version Now Available

December 17, 2015

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Click here to read the e-version of the CDIA Annual Report 2015. A practical and more creative printed version will be available in 2016.

CDIA Joins Connective Cities On “Green Cities’ Implication for Sustainable Urban Mobility” Workshop

December 17, 2015

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Connective Cities – a project under GIZ, Engagement Global, and the Deutscher Städtetag (German Association of Cities) – brought together practitioners and experts on urban transport and planning from Germany, Indonesia, and the Philippines for the 3rd Asian Connective Cities Practitioners’ Workshop in Cebu City, Philippines.

CDIA Connects Regional Stakeholders At The Symposium “Towards Inclusive Cities in Asia” In Delhi

December 15, 2015

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On 23-24 February 2016 in Delhi, India, CDIA, together with the Cities Alliance, the Inclusive Cities Partnership Program (ICPP) India, the GIZ Sector Network Good Governance (SNGA), and the Study and Expert Fund (SEF) Project ‘Inclusive Metropolitan Environments for the Urban Poor’ will convene a multi-stakeholder symposium that will build around discussing case studies on inclusive approaches in Asian cities. The event will bring together representatives from governments at the national and subnational levels, public agencies, community organizations, private sector actors, donors, and development financing agencies.

GIZ Internship 2016 Call For Applications

December 14, 2015

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CDIA provides a GIZ internship for Philippine graduate students from the fields of urban planning, sociology, development studies, political sciences or a related field for a preferred period of 5 months, starting 11 January 2016. The successful candidate will be based in CDIA Headquarters in Ortigas, Pasig City, Manila, and receive a monthly allowance. Deadline […]

Call For EOL: Supporting CDIA In Bangladesh – PFS In Gazipur and Khulna

December 14, 2015

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Click here for the Expression of Interest (EOL) for CDIA’s Pre-Feasibility Studies (PFS) in Gazipur and Khulna, Bangladesh. The PFS aims to improve urban infrastructure and strengthening the city governments’ administrative capacity to prepare sustainable projects and package its investments for the purpose of the economic growth and the living environment enhancement in the targeted city corporations.

A Message From The CDIA Program Coordinator

December 11, 2015

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Dear CDIA Friends,

To wrap up 2015, I would like to thank you once again for your support and collaboration with CDIA over the past 12 months of exciting projects, partnerships, and progress.

With a record number of 20 new city engagements, our current counter stands on 92 approved city applications, Pre-Feasibility Studies completed for 86 projects in 51 medium-sized Asian cities, and 49 projects linked to 5.8 billion USD worth of urban infrastructure investments.

Building on the success of 8 years of CDIA, you will notice some changes in the CDIA organization as we enter 2016.

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