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CDIA attends Asia Pacific Forum for the Establishment of an Urban Infrastructure Network

September 24, 2014


CDIA was invited to participate in the Asia Pacific Forum for the Urban Infrastructure Network on Developing and Financing Infrastructure for a Sustainable Future, held in Melbourne, 1-2 September. This Forum was organized by the Australian APEC Study Centre at RMIT University in collaboration with representatives from economies across the Asia Pacific as well as […]

UCLG-ASPAC Congress focuses on embedding design into city governance

September 13, 2014


Last week in Taipei, 3-6 September, about 100 participants from Asia-Pacific gathered for the 5th UCLG ASPAC Congress with the theme “An adaptive city—embedding design into city governance.” The Congress focused on place-making and transforming urban spaces by integrating design into city development by infusing creativity into city services and facilities to meet not only […]

San Pedro City and CDIA sign Technical Agreement for PFS

September 12, 2014


Thursday, 11 September , the Technical Agreement for the preparation of the Pre-feasibility Study (PFS) for the San Pedro Integrated Water Supply and Wastewater Management was signed by Mr. Massimo Petrone, CDIA Country Coordinator, Hon. Mayor Lourdes Cataquiz, and Hon. Vice Mayor Rafael Campos. The event was witnessed by the City Administrator Filemon Sibulo and […]

Kick-off Meeting held for Valenzuela PFS on Integrated Flood Risk Management

September 10, 2014


The Kick-off Meeting for a Pre-feasibility Study (PFS) on the Integrated Flood Risk Management for the City of Valenzuela was held last 8 September in the Valenzuela City Hall. This project-partnership with CDIA and USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific aims to help Valenzuela City address recurring flood risks through a holistic and coordinated approach involving both physical […]

How much waste does Chennai dump? Corporation to figure out

September 3, 2014


Article in The Times of India, click here to read the story.

CDIA joins GIZ-Philippines Admin Workshop and Team Building

August 27, 2014


CDIA administrative support staff members Ely Ponce, Emy Herrera, Bonajean Serrano, Benazir Bugaring, and Sunshine Gervacio joined about 50 other representatives from GIZ programs in the GIZ-Philippines Administrative Workshop and Team Building in Subic Bay, Zambales, 13-15 August. The event, which aimed to refresh the admin staff with basic processes and introduce changes and updates, […]

Meet our CDIA intern

August 15, 2014


Meet another new member of the CDIA team, Anna Hoelzer, who recently graduated with a Master in Public Administration from the American University in Washington DC. After studying in Germany, Denmark, and as a Fulbright Scholar in the US, she now continues to pursue her interest in the interplay of urban development, local governance, and […]

CDIA welcomes 2014 YAPs

August 14, 2014


Last week in Manila, CDIA welcomed its two Young Asian Professionals (YAPs) for the 2014 Young Asian Professionals Program (YAPP). Joining CDIA are Dilan Kumara (left in photo), Project Coordinator at SEVANATHA Urban Resource Center, a Sri Lankan NGO committed to revitalizing and enhancing the capacities and creativity of urban and rural poor in Sri […]

CDIA and SMI sign MOU for capacity development

August 5, 2014


Last month in Jakarta, Indonesia, CDIA signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with PT Sarana Multi Infrastruktur (Persero/SMI), an agency of the government of Indonesia, responsible for accelerating infrastructure development. CDIA and SMI will together develop the capacity of stakeholders, especially city governments, to understand the different alternative schemes and processes in the provision of […]

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