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Coming Up In August: 4th Annual Urban Renewal Conference

The 4th Annual Urban Renewal Conference will be held on 19-20 August 2015 at the Goodwood Park Hotel, Singapore. Supported by the Continental Automated Buildings Association, CityNet, CDIA, The OIC Today, and CITYGREEN, the conference brings together a powerful platform for government authorities and private organizations to discuss and deliver ...

Metropolitan Solutions Photo Contest

The Wageningen University and Research Centre is launching the Metropolitan Solutions Photo Contest. We challenge you to take a photo of something that symbolizes one or more solution(s) that you feel contribute to a sustainable future of the urban environment. Be creative – find big or small metropolitan solutions – ...

Calls For Collaboration On Sustainable City Development Projects

Two calls for collaboration for leaders in the government sector to take part in projects on the sustainable development of cities were announced on 10 June at the World Cities Summit Young Leaders Symposium in New York. The first call is for a research project to explore innovative and viable ...

CDIA Welcomes Young Asian Professionals for 2015

Now on its 5th year of recognizing the potentials of youngbloods in the field of urban development, CDIA welcomes its 2015 Young Asian Professionals (YAPs), Ms. Ritu Thakur and Mr. Umair Ahmed from the International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives in India and the Infrastructure Project Development Facility (IPDF) in ...

Call For Applications for Joint Study Consultant

CDIA and the Cities Alliance are currently planning a joint study on ‘Supporting Cities to Address Institutional Bottlenecks for Inclusive Local Economic Development’. The study aims to identify key institutional policy and infrastructure investment bottlenecks that hinder inclusive local economic development. The consultant should elaborate opportunities and entry points for ...

Learn More About PPPs From CDIA-China’s New Video

The Asian urban population is growing fast, creating a great demand for infrastructure and services in cities -- creating huge financial needs on governments and administrations tend to look to the private sector to participate in infrastructure investments by developing Public Private Partnerships or PPPs. But PPP is not an ...

Topic Guide For Sub-National Financing For Urban Infrastructure

Cities are the primary engines of growth in almost all developing countries. However, past underinvestment in urban infrastructure and services, combined with a rapidly increasing urban population, has led to a massive and growing deficit in infrastructure and services capable of sustaining inclusive economic growth. Cities across the developing world ...

UNEP Publication: Demystifying Private Climate Financing

What is private finance? Where and how does it connect with climate change mitigation and adaptation? And how can it be mobilized by public actors? Find the answers to these questions by reading the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) publication: Demystifying Private Climate Financing. While it analysizes particularly the options and ...

CDIA Gains Prominence At ADB Annual Meeting 2015

For the first time, CDIA, represented by its Program Coordinator Joris van Etten, participated in the Annual Meeting of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), 2-5 May in Baku, Azerbaijan. About 3,000 delegates took part in the discussion on current development issues facing the Asia and Pacific region, and the ADB’s role ...

Call For Expression Of Interest: PFS On Guiyang Vocational and Technical College Main Campus Expansion PPP Project, Guizhou Province, China

Submissions for Expression of Interest (EOI) are now being accepted for the Pre-feasibility Study (PFS) on the Guiyang Vocational and Technical College Main Campus Expansion PPP Project, Guiyang City, Guizhou Province, China. Submission deadline is on 8:00 am, 1 June 2015 (CST). Guiyang urgently needs to improve the condition of ...

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