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Makassar’s young generation addressed biggest urban challenges

October 28, 2014
Up to 400 students from a number of high schools and universities in Makassar enthusiastically put their heads together to…


A message from CityNet Secretary General from the UN Climate Summit

September 29, 2014
  Whoever could have imagined Governor Brown and Mayor Bloomberg jointly lighting our collective passion on engaging cities in the…


Makati – Seoul Technical Cooperation among Cities of Developing Countries

September 23, 2014
Fourteen public officials from the City of Makati, Philippines visited Seoul, South Korea as part of Technical Cooperation among Cities…


KLRTC XXIX Urban Planning for City Leaders

September 23, 2014
In conjunction with the 6th International Conference on World Class Sustainable Cities, the short training course was tailored for urban…


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…

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


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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…


  • 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 18, 2014
    Location: Sri Lanka
    Description: Description: Better Air Quality (BAQ) Conference is holding a one-day training course to provide insights on the link between land
  • 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,
  • Nov


    Date: November 19, 2014
    Location: Colombo, Sri Lanka
    Description: This year’s Better Air Quality conference will be held in Sri Lanka. For more information see:
  • Nov


    Date: November 19, 2014
    Location: Colombo, Sri Lanka
    Description: The 8th Regional Environmentally Sustainable Transport (EST) Forum in Asia, a high-level intergovernmental policy forum, provides a strategic knowledge platform

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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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