FUNDING MEMBERS. These agencies and organizations have made significant financial and other contributions to the establishment and operation of the CDIA programme. Collectively they provide policy guidance to CDIA on how it should fulfill its long-term aim of contributing to the promotion of sustainable and pro-poor urban development, leading to improved environmental and living conditions for all in medium-sized Asia-Pacific cities.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is committed to achieving a prosperous, inclusive, resilient, and sustainable Asia and the Pacific, while sustaining its efforts to eradicate extreme poverty. It assists its members and partners by providing loans, technical assistance, grants, and equity investments to promote social and economic development.
The “German Cooperation” logo signifies the support of the Federal Republic of Germany. The German government has an extensive and multi-faceted activities all over the world not only in development cooperation but also in the areas of humanitarian aid, crisis prevention and conflict management, democracy-building, and others.
The European Union supports CDIA through the European Commission. The Commission is EU’s politically independent executive arm and promotes its general interest.
The European Commission has four main roles:
Like the Parliament and Council, the European Commission was set up in the 1950s under the EU’s founding treaties.
The Federal Ministry of Finance is Austria’s highest financial authority. The Ministry’s responsibilities range from budgetary planning and surveillance, to taxation. It is also responsible for the representation of the Government of Austria in international financial institutions and bilateral cooperation.
The Department for International Development (DFID) leads the United Kingdom’s work to end extreme poverty. It tackles global challenges including poverty and disease, mass migration, insecurity and conflict. It works with countries across Africa, Asia and the Middle East, many of which are fragile or at risk from fragile neighbours. In addition, DFID also gives UK Aid through multi-country global programmes and core contribution to multilaterals.
It aims to build a safer, healthier, and more prosperous world for people in developing countries and in the UK.
SECO is the Swiss federal government`s centre of excellence for all core issues relating to economic and labour market policy. It is our aim to contribute to sustained economic growth, high employment and fair working conditions, by creating the necessary regulatory, economic and foreign policy framework.
For more than 100 years, The Rockefeller Foundation has brought people together around the globe to try to solve the world’s most challenging problems and promote the well-being of humanity. Today, in a world capable of so much, it is unacceptable that there are still so many with so little. That’s why the Rockefeller Foundation fights to secure the fundamentals of human well-being—health, food, energy, jobs—so they’re within reach for everyone, everywhere in the world. Its approach is grounded in what they’ve seen work over more than a century: It’s inspired by science, rigorous about data, brings together and empowers others, and is focused on real results that improve people’s lives.
The Government of Sweden supports CDIA through the Development Cooperation Section of the Embassy of Sweden in Bangkok. The Swedish Regional Development Cooperation in Asia with focus on Southeast Asia is handled from Bangkok since 2011. The thematic focus of the regional Asia collaboration involves environment and climate, energy, urban planning, democracy and human rights. The goal is to contribute to improved conditions for women and men in poverty, to improve their standard of living as well as to contribute to a fair and global development.
United States Agency for International Development (USAID) leads international development and humanitarian efforts to save lives, reduce poverty, strengthen democratic governance, and help people progress beyond assistance. It works in over 100 countries to: promote global health, support global stability, provide humanitarian assistance, catalyze innovation and partnership, and empower women and girls.
ADB is committed to achieving a prosperous, inclusive, resilient, and sustainable Asia and the Pacific, while sustaining its efforts to eradicate extreme poverty. It assists its members and partners by providing loans, technical assistance, grants, and equity investments to promote social and economic development.
Agence Française de Développement is France’s inclusive public development bank. It provides financing and technical assistance to projects that genuinely improve everyday life, both in developing and emerging countries and in the French overseas provinces.
In keeping with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, AFD works in many sectors — energy, healthcare, biodiversity, water, digital technology, professional training, among others — to assist with transitions towards a safer, more equitable, and more sustainable world : a world in common.
Through a network of 85 field offices, it currently finances, monitors, and assists more than 2,500 development projects in 108 countries.