SAC Summit 2018

More than half of the world population living in urban areas is facing challenges to meet the new sustainable Development Goals. Realizing this potential and with a holistic view in providing sustainable & livable solutions for cities, All India Institute of Local Self-Government  and United cities and local governments Asia Pacific along with other National and International organizations is organizing the South Asian Cities Summit 2018 with the theme of “New Urban and Localizing SDGs

The Summit will convene a high‐profile gathering of national, international, state and local government officials, utilities, policy makers, financiers, technologists, non-profit organizations, business leaders, academicians, researchers and community organizations – all with a common focus on the perspective of what needs to be done at city level to attain the SDGs and assess whether South Asian cities have required data base and capacity to generate, analyze and use city performance results at highly disaggregated level in the city to improve performance and attain SDG required outcomes by 2030. The summit is expected to witness more than 300 delegates internationally.

In addition, this summit will provide a platform for discussions on the possible solutions and agreements for cities:

  1. Unique opportunity for participating cities across South Asia to bridge the knowledge gap between cities.
  2. Network with various ULBs, Government departments & officials, International organizations, Funding & Donor agencies.
  3. Strengthen collaboration among cities, technology providers, and investors in these sectors.
  4. Showcase latest technologies and share best practices from companies across the globe in the field of urban governance, smart city planning, urban climate resilience, disaster risk reduction, among others
  5. Empower yourself by interacting with senior city managers
  6. B2B meetings with specific partners to explore joint venture opportunities in India

For more information: http://www.sacsummit.in/

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The third and final session of CityNet's Climate Leadership Program (#CLP) will be taking place tomorrow (Sept. 25), at 3:00 PM KST! CLP is an online 🌐 #leadership and peer-based learning series that aims to increase the capacities of #climatechange practitioners in the #AsiaPacific. 🌏

For those who didn't manage to sign up but would still like to watch, you can watch the live stream here: youtu.be/Evt0sH8zPKo.

The speakers for tomorrow's session are as follows:

Dicky Edwin Hindarto is the Advisor for Indonesia Joint Crediting System (JCM) implementation, after four years of acting as the head of the Indonesia JCM Secretariat. Mr. Hindarto has wide experience in climate change negotiations, and has served as a lead negotiator and focal point for various climate change action and carbon market cooperations.

Qing Liu is the Carbon Market Business Manager at China Emission Exchange (CEEX) Guangzhou. In her work with CEEX Guangzhou, Ms. Liu is involved with knowledge exchanges on Guangdong carbon trading with foreign universities and practitioners in low-carbon areas.

Dr. Felicia Jiang is an Associate Researcher of Natural Resources Policy at the Ministry of Natural Resources. Dr. Jiang specializes in mining policy research and the public administration of natural resources. She has a background in resource management and technical-economic evaluation.

Mayor Bima Arya Sugiarto is the Mayor of Bogor City. He is in his sixth year as Mayor and has the goal of developing Bogor as a Smart City, a Heritage City, and a Green City. Bogor has successfully increased its green spaces across the city, has been focusing on ecomobility as a priority of development. Under his leadership, Bogor City was awarded the Smart City rating by the Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affairs.

Allendri B. Angeles is the Acting City Environment and Natural Resources Officer and the Solid Waste Management Officer of Pasig City. During his 13 years as a Solid Waste Management Officer, he has led Pasig City to receive numerous awards. Pasig City has consistently been named as one of the best at implementing local innovations on solid waste management in Metro Manila.
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