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Six Innovations That Will Promote Sustainable Urbanization in Uzbekistan

CDIA is supporting the government of Uzbekistan to achieve its priority agenda of sustainable urbanization. Through its ongoing project preparation study (PPS), CDIA’s development experts have identified infrastructure investment projects that can be piloted in the cities of Khiva, Djizzak, Yangiyer and the urban village of Havas. These proposed infrastructure investments ...

Strong Partnerships Are the Key to Building Better Cities

Rome was not built in a day - and there’s a reason for that.  Cities need to prioritize infrastructure projects to bring their development aspirations to life - and all the project stakeholders (including the city officials, development experts, community members and the project’s funders) need to work as a team ...

CDIA Completes Virtual Training on Cities and Climate Change

Members of the CDIA core team have completed an online training course on cities and climate change, which will enable them to better assist Asia Pacific cities in preparing low carbon and resilient infrastructure projects. Acclimatise UK guided the virtual training program, which consisted of 11 two-hour sessions held between 22 ...

CDIA Kicks Off Virtual Training on Cities and Climate Change

Last week, the CDIA team has begun a training program to improve their capacity to help cities develop low-carbon and climate resilient infrastructure projects. The virtual training will consist of 11 sessions from 22 June to 23 July 2020. Each session will last between 1.5 to 2 hours. Through discussions and practical ...

Reinforcing Climate Change Adaptation Investments with Capacity Development

Cambodia is one of the top ten countries most vulnerable to climate change.  Despite a bid by the national government to enhance the country’s capacities to implement effective adaptation measures, there is still a need to improve these capacities at the sub-national level. To help advance climate adaptation in Cambodia’s ...

CDIA is Engaging Youth and Community in Urban Planning in Panaji

On 31st October, which marked the international #WorldCitiesDay 2018, that highlighted sustainable and resilient cities, CDIA successfully held its first Youth and Community Engagement Workshop regarding the rejuvenation of the St. Inez Creek in Panaji, India. CDIA is engaged with the City of Panaji in a Project Preparation Study (PPS) to ...

CDIA Welcomes a FELICITY Colleague for a Three-week Learning Exchange on Project Development and Financing

From 18 September – 5 October, Itzel Alcerreca, Advisor for Mexico of the Financing Energy for Low-carbon Investment - Cities Advisory Facility (FELICITY) was posted in CDIA for three weeks in order to learn about the approaches, tools and capacity development measures of CDIA – and to apply the new ...

Video Documentary of Partnership towards a More Sustainable Mobility in Tbilisi City

Like many other cities in Asia-Pacific, Tbilisi City in Georgia is suffering from a car-centric culture, made worse by poor quality of public transport, unregulated taxi business and very cheap parking. These conditions, set against the backdrop of a hilly city provides a clear picture of the extent of work ...

CDIA Contributes to ‘Public Space-led Urban Development’ Session at UCLG ASPAC Congress

Through its Program Management Officer Mia Simpao, CDIA showcased the initiative of its city partner – Yangzhou, People’s Republic of China at the session on “Public Space-led Urban Development: Towards a Regional Strategy.” The session was organized by the United Nations Habitat as part of the UCLG-ASPAC Congress on September 14, ...

CDIA and Partners Advance SDG Localization at UCLG ASPAC Congress

“How Do I Implement the Sustainable Development Goals in My City?” – This was the key question addressed at the training session jointly organized by CDIA, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia (UNESCAP) and United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) on 12 September 2018 in Surabaya, Indonesia. ...

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