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CDIA 2015 Team Planning Meeting Focuses on Medium Term Review Next Steps And Team Communication

For 3 days, 21-23 April, 30 CDIA staff members from 9 countries brainstormed and strategized during the annual CDIA Planning Meeting and Retreat held in Laiya, Batangas, in the Philippines. The event aimed to welcome the new CDIA team members by clarifying roles and responsibilities and developing guiding principles for ...

Asia Africa Smart City Summit To Be Held In Bandung, Indonesia

The Bandung City Government will host the Asia Africa Smart City Tourism on 22-23 April 2015 at the Trans Luxury Hotel Bandung, West Java. Click here for more information on the event Web site.

CDIA Internship: Call for Applications

CDIA is looking for an Communications Intern for a period of 5 months starting May 2015. The successful candidate should be based in Manila, and will report to the CDIA Headquarters in Ortigas, Pasig City, Metro Manila. Deadline for application is 15 April 2015. Click here for details. The intern ...

GIZ Management Officials Visit CDIA-China

As part of his trip to China to prepare for the bilateral dialogue on development cooperation between Germany and China, Dr. Christoph Beier (seated, 4th from left), Vice-Chair of GIZ the Management Board, visited the CDIA China office in Shanghai on 18 March. Being one of the proponents in the ...

Remembering Mr. Lee Kwan Yew

As the world mourns the death of Mr. Lee Kwan Yew, Singapore's first Prime Minister and the founder of modern-day Singapore, CDIA remembers him as the driving force behind Singapore's stature as one of the world's most livable cities. Urban planners regard Singapore as a model city. It was the first ...

The Economist Reports Tokyo As The Safest City Based On The 2015 Safe Cities Index

The report is based on an index composed of indicators that are split across four thematic categories: digital security; health security; infrastructure safety; and personal safety. Click here for the full report.

MOU On Proposed Loan Signed By ADB And Xinyu, China

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on a proposed loan for the "Jiangxi Xinyu Kongmu River Flood Control and Environmental Management Project," was signed between ADB and the Xinyu Municipal Government on 6 March. This project was screened by CDIA through CIIPP and was given PFS assistance in 2012. After 2 ...

ADB Asia Leadership Program Helps Integrate SD&CC Priorities Into Policies

The Asian Development Bank, in partnership with the Ministry of the Environment of Japan and the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies, delivered the Asia Leadership Program on 2-3 March at the ADB Institute in Tokyo, Japan. The Program aimed to contribute to poverty alleviation by inspiring leadership and empowering participants through ...


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Check Out Our New Downloads: Sector Guidelines for Pre-Feasibility Studies

CDIA Sector Guidelines describe the approach to Pre-Feasibility Studies in the sectors most commonly encountered in CDIA support to cities. These guidelines are a sector-specific appendix to the overarching CDIA Pre-Feasibility Study Guidelines that sets out the format, process, and output requirements in general. Sector Guidelines for Pre-Feasibility Studies: Energy Efficiency Sector ...

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