17 June 2010: Cities Alliance Proposal Update, Donor Coordination

17 June 2010 

Dear Consultative Group,

The Secretariat is pleased to provide an update on Cities Alliance proposals that have been processed since our last Update of 30 April 2010.

I am pleased to share with you three proposals recommended for approval, "Making Urban Investment Planning Work: Building on the Indonesian CDS Process",  "Joint Work Programme - The First Eco2 East Asia Program: Proposal of Knowledge Management and Capacity Building" and "Urban Upgrading Strategy for Rief Damascus (Syria)" which shall be considered approved on 30 June 2010, on a no-objection basis.

I would also like to take this opportunity to highlight and share with you, for the purposes of donor co-ordination, one proposal, "Slum Upgrading in 13 Municipalities in the District of Abidjan (Côte d'Ivoire)."  We would welcome any early feedback or suggestions you or your country-based colleagues might wish to bring to our attention and would ask that comments be sent by 30 June 2010.

Please be advised that for ease of access, all Proposal Updates are routinely posted on the members page of our website -- accessible through "Members Login" at www.citiesalliance.org . Kindly please create a personal login to access the new, updated, Cities Alliance Members Home Page.

Best wishes,

 

 

 

William Cobbett
Manager
Cities Alliance
1818H Street, NW
Washington DC
20433
USA

 

I. Proposals Recommended for Approval
II. Proposal for Donor Coordination
III. Proposals Approved 

 

I. PROPOSALS RECOMMENDED FOR APPROVAL

These proposals will be considered approved on 30 June 2010, on a no-objection basis

 

1. Making Urban Investment Planning Work: Building on the Indonesian CDS Process
Proposal type: City Development Strategy
Request to CA: $490,000
Submitted by: Ministry of Public Works, Directorate General for Human Settlements, UN-Habitat
CA Member Sponsors: UN-Habitat and World Bank

Indonesia Making Urban Investment Planning Work revised proposal 10May10 (210 KB
Indonesia Making Urban Investment Planning Work Summary June2010 (41 KB

 

2. Joint Work Programme - The First Eco2 East Asia Program: Proposal of Knowledge Management and Capacity Building
Proposal type: City Development Strategy
Request to CA: $ 1.5 million (approved for funding from Japan Non-Core)
Submitted by: World Bank
CA Member Sponsor: World Bank Joint Work Programme

8a - JWP The First Eco2 East Asia Programme proposal 5 Feb10 (112 KB
8b - JWP The First Eco2 East Asia Programme Summary (70 KB

 


3. Urban Upgrading Strategy for Rief Damascus (Syria)
Proposal type: Slum Upgrading
Request to CA: $ 310,000
Submitted by: Governorate of Rief Damascus, Ministry of Local Administration (Syria)
CA Member Sponsor: AFD, World Bank

2a - Syria Urban Upgrading Strategy for Rief Damascus revised proposal 18Mar10 (916 KB
2b - Syria Urban Upgrading Strategy for Rief Damascus Summary (63 KB )  

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II. PROPOSAL FOR DONOR COORDINATION

Comments, if any, are due back to the Secretariat in ten business days, 30 June 2010.

1. Cote d'Ivoire Restructuring of Slums in the 13 Municipalities of the District of Abidjan

Proposal type: Slum Upgrading
Request to CA: $ 271, 404
Submitted by: Union of Cities and Towns
CA Member Sponsor: UN-Habitat, UNDP, World Bank

Cote dIvoire Abidjan Slum Upgrading revised proposal ENG 16Jun 10 (206 KB
Cote d'Ivoire Abidjan Slum Upgrading Summary 17June10 (60 KB

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 III. PROPOSALS APPROVED

1. The UAAU/ICMA Partnership Proposal – Achieving the Urban Management Components of the STSUPU program in Uganda (24 May 2010)
Proposal type: Slum Upgrading - Component of the Uganda Land, Services and Citizenship Programme
Request to CA: $ 229,500
Submitted by: International City Management Association, Urban Authorities Association of Uganda (UAAU)
CA Member Sponsor: UN-Habitat, USAID, World Bank

2. Joint Work Programme - Urbanization Review: Developing the Analytical Tool and Implementing a Pilot in Vietnam (25 May 2010)
Proposal type: City Development Strategy
Request to CA: $ 250,000
Submitted by: World Bank
CA Member Sponsor: World Bank Joint Work Programme, AFD

3. Philippines Traffic and Transport Management for CDS Cities (25 May 2010)
Proposal Type: City Development Strategy
Request to CA: $500,000 (approved for funding from Japan Non-Core)
Submitted by: League of Cities of the Philippines
CA Member Sponsor: World Bank

4. Joint Work Programme - Climate Change and the Urban Poor (15 June 2010)
Proposal type: City Development Strategy
Request to CA: $ 200,000
Submitted by: World Bank
CA Member Sponsor: World Bank Joint Work Programme 

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