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The Climate Leadership Program Workshop for A Better, Greener, Smarter Toward Resilient City 

Register to the Climate Leadership Program Workshop for a better, greener, smarter towards resilient city organised by CityNet in partnership with UCLG ASPAC on 28-30 August in Jakarta, Indonesia. The objective of the program is to anticipate future climate risks as well as opportunities and to cultivate a new more collaborative leadership at many levels, with global values and responsibilities for a more adaptive initiatives and improved and sustainable resiliencies.

Final Call for CityNet Office Bearers: 10 July 2017

CityNet has issued its final call for nominations / applications for its new office bearers. The final deadline is on July 10, 2017. The Election Committee Chairperson and Barisal City Mayor Ahsan Habib Kamal urges CityNet members to apply and get the benefits of an ExCom member, "being a CityNet Executive Committee member gives your city/ organization leverage in our policy-decision making process and access to important local government activities in the Asia Pacific region".

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Last call for CityNet Medium Term Plan survey 

The CityNet Secretariat is developing the Medium Term Plan for 2018-2021 to review the network's past work and establish a vision for the future. This Plan will be carried out using the input of members through the survey. Please take few minutes to complete this survey to help us understand your needs and expectations and provide any further details that will assist us to meet your objectives. This survey questionnaire may take 15-20 minutes of your time and may also be dependent on the respondent's pace. 

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SMFDH workshop for Philippine cities

A training on the Life Saving and Fire Services was held from June 12th to 16th for CityNet members and partners in Phillippines. The training was organized by Seoul Metropolitan Fire and Disaster Headquarters and CityNet. The course provided a valuable opportunity for both Seoul and Filipino cities to exchange know-how and experience regarding firefighting and emergency management.  

Public Spaces and the New Urban Agenda

The Spring/Summer issue of CityVoices magazine has just been released, focusing on the Public Space provision and the New Urban Agenda. This issue highlights the importance of public spaces in a city and the relevance with the New Urban Agenda to successfully implement SDGs. You can read a set of good practices and success stories of Asian cities in their efforts in developing public spaces in this issue. 

Call For Research Proposals

Korea Transport Institute (KOTI) has issued a Call for Research Proposals on Regional Transport on developing countries. KOTI's Regional Transport Research Project aims to encourage further research on the different aspects on the state of transport from developing countries which can include their current status, pertinent national policies and laws. For more details, please see attached file. Inquiries shall be emailed to Ms. Hyun-Jung LEE at

Monitoring visit to Community Based Solid Waste Management project in Galle

CityNet Yokohama Project Office (CYPO) conducted the monitoring visit to Galle for five days to seek updates on the Community Based Solid Waste Management Project which started earlier this year. The monitoring team consisted of one representative each from CYPO and Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES).

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