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CityNet 37th Executive Committee Meeting Discusses the Investment Gap for Sustainable Urbanization
CityNet and Da Nang People’s Committee convened city mayors, city officials, urban stakeholders and international experts across the Asia Pacific region for the 2018 CityNet Executive Committee Meeting to voice the cities’ challenges and solutions as well as to network and form partnerships with other CityNet members and partners. The event took place from November 21-22 in Da Nang City Administrative Center.
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Climate Leadership Program Phase II Sets Pace on Mitigation and Adaptation

CityNet and the Climate Change cluster leader Jakarta organised the second phase of the Climate Leadership Program from from 6-8 November 2018 to focus on building vision of future city management and leadership development. Climate Leadership Program is CityNet’s Climate Change Cluster-led activity that intends to explore various potentials and initiatives of various Climate Change action programs that exist in each city that can be disseminated to encourage the growth and development of innovation in each city. The second phase program contained collective actions, multi-stakeholder dialogue, future city management, reflection into a prototype idea. The third and last phase of this Leadership Program will be held in 2019.

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CityNet Participates in the 4th Asian Dialogue

The 4th Asian Dialogue was held on the 9th of November with a slogan of ‘higher gender equality, more localization’ at Seoul Women’s Plaza. The forum was co-hosted by Seoul Foundation of Women & Family, Huairou Commission, Korea SDGs Network, and CityNet. Asian Dialogue is an international network for knowledge sharing and discussion on challenges that Asian women encounter and best practices.

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CityNet Highlights the Innovation in Smart City

Highlighting the role of city in smart city innocation and how a city network could facilitate, CityNet took part in the discussion on “Innovation & Startup ecosystem in Smart City” in the Smart City Tech Conference as part of the 4th BIXPO 20180 in Gwangju, Korea. BIXPO was held from October 31- November 2, 2018 aimed to serve various needs required by the fast-changing world of electric power industry through its New Technology Exhibition, International Conference and International Invention Fair.

Creating a Human City: Review of the Suwon Forum 2018

For the past 3 years, CityNet and Suwon City have collaborated to organize the Suwon Forum which is an annual event centered on the creation of an “Asia Human City” and was made to facilitate the sharing of best practices and strategies needed to create a better living environment for the population. This year’s theme was titled “Human Cities for All” and featured topics such as Urban Regeneration, Housing Welfare, Urban Resilience, and Civic Democracy. Read our latest blog on the gist of this annual forum.

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National Chapter Indonesia visits Japan to learn about healthy city initiatives

A delegation composed of 30 members from various provinces as well as cities of Indonesia visited Yokohama to learn about health initiatives taken by Yokohama and to understand the framework on hospital anagement. Representatives from Yokohama’s Health and Social Welfare Bureau presented some initiatives on how Yokohama promotes healthy living to its citizens and how the public health system works in Japan.

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