ADB Urban Day 2008 to Tackle Climate Change and Cities Issues
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August 2008: The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Urban Community of Practice is organizing the ADB Urban Day 2008, which will take place in Manila, Philippines, on 8 September 2008.

Urban Day 2008 will bring together representatives from national and local governments, international communities of practice, the private sector, civil society and academia to discuss urban […]

ADB Urban Day 2008
August 2008: The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Urban
Community of Practice is organizing the ADB Urban Day 2008, which will take
place in Manila, Philippines, on 8 September 2008. Urban Day 2008 will bring
together representatives from national and local governments, international
communities of practice, the private sector, civil society and academia to
discuss urban environment, sanitation and transport, as well as city region
development, and municipal finance and governance.

The event will be organized
around the theme ‘Environment and Livable Cities’ and will tackle issues of
solid waste management, climate change and city cluster development, and their
impacts on promoting livable cities. One of the objectives of the Day is to
explore the implications of mitigation and adaptation of climate change for
urban projects, focusing on systems for financing climate-responsive projects
in developing countries. Keynote speakers on the theme of climate change and
cities will include Elisea Gillera-Gozun, Philippine former Department of
Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Chairman, Partnership for Clean
Air, and Michael Lindfield, Principal Urban Specialist Regional and Sustainable
Development Department, ADB. [ADB
Urban Day 2008 website
]

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