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Urban Infrastructure Financing Options Workshop

July 29, 2014
CityNet and CDIA spent a week coaching seven cities in the identification of different funding sources for their urban infrastructure…


CityNet signs an MoU with SHRDC

July 29, 2014
The MOU signing marked the official launch of our exciting new partnership with Seoul Human Resource Development Center (SHRDC). SHRDC,…


KLRTC XXIX Urban Planning for City Leaders

July 29, 2014
Title: KLRTC XXIX Urban Planning for City Leaders Dates: 22-25 September, 2014 Location: Kuala Lumpur Regional Training Centre This short…


CityNet 27th Anniversary

July 29, 2014
CityNet celebrated 27 years of connecting urban actors and delivering tangible solutions for cities across the Asia Pacific region. The Secretariat was…


CityNet participates in the third Urban Nexus workshop

July 3, 2014
The Third Regional Workshop on Integrated Resource Management in Asian Cities: the Urban Nexus was held from June 25-27, 2014…

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Secondment Staff

What is the Secondment Staff Program? The Secondment Staff Program was established in 1995 during the Network's eighth Executive Committee…


Join the CITYNET Internship Program

Who are CityNet interns?   CityNet interns are young international leaders of the highest caliber. We train, equip, and develop interns’…


Volunteer Opportunities

The CITYNET Secretariat has recently opened in Seoul, South Korea. With this move, CITYNET is opening volunteer positions for qualified…


  • Sep


    Date: September 22, 2014
    Location: Kuala Lumpur Regional Training Centre
    Description: This short training course introduces urban practitioners and decision makers to UN-Habitat’s fundamentals of sustainable city building. Information on the
  • Oct


    Date: October 20, 2014
    Location: CIFAL Jeju
    Description: The Developing Capacities on Climate Change Adaptation and
    Disaster Risk Reduction in the Asia-Pacific Region is a training workshop held
  • Oct


    Date: October 28, 2014
    Location: Seoul, South Korea
    Description: CityNet and the Seoul Human Resource Development Center (SHRDC) invite CityNet members to learn and exchange successful climate change policies
  • Nov


    Date: November 3, 2014
    Location: Chengdu, Sichuan, China
    Description: WeGO, the World e-Government Organization of Cities and Local Governments, will hold its 3rd General Assembly, themed “Engaging Citizens: Open,
  • Nov


    Date: November 19, 2014
    Location: Colombo, Sri Lanka
    Description: Clean Air Asia and its partners organizes the biennial Better Air Quality (BAQ) conference, Asia’s leading forum on air quality,

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CITYNET Services

Can your city benefit from innovative solutions, staff development, or impartial advice from industry experts? If so, welcome to CityNet Services, a dynamic platform to exchange effective practices and achievements among CityNet…


Microsoft-CITYNET Appathon Uncovers Innovative Solutions for Kathmandu

The first CityApp Appathon organized jointly by Microsoft and CITYNET (The Regional Network of Local Authorities for the Management of Human Settlements) included 103 developers from across Nepal building web and mobile…

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Making IT Infrastructure Available: A Stand Alone E-learning Solution for Tansen Municipality

In September 2013, CITYNET will kick off a project in Tansen, Nepal that will provide an opportunity to students of two public schools to access internet and information technology. The “Making IT…

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