Cities Alliance Donor Coordination - 25 May 2011

25 May 2011

 
Dear Consultative Group,
 
The Secretariat is pleased to provide an update on Cities Alliance proposals that have been processed since our last Update of 26 April 2011.
 
I am pleased to share with you two proposals recommended for approval, "Support for upgrading the Chamanculo C Neighbourhood in accordance with the Global Strategy for Urbanizing and Reordering Informal Settlements in the Maputo Municipality" and "Strengthening of the Vietnam Urban Forum (VUF) and Operationalizing the National Urban Upgrading Program (NUUP)" which shall be considered approved on 8 June 2011, 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, "Developing A Knowledge Management and Exchange System for City Managers (Philippines)." 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 8 June 2011.
 
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.
 
With my best wishes,

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

Cities Alliance Proposals Update, Donor Coordination - 25 May 2011

 

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

 

I. Proposal for Final Donor Approval

This proposal will be considered approved on 8 June 2011, on a no-objection basis.

 

1.Support for upgrading the Chamanculo C Neighbourhood in accordance with the Global Strategy for Urbanizing and Reordering Informal Settlements in the Maputo Municipality
Proposal type:
Slum Upgrading
Request to CA: $ 575,000
Submitted by: Maputo Municipal Council
CA Member Sponsor: Ministry of Cities, Brazil, Caixa Econômica Federal (CAIXA), Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, World Bank

 
2. Strengthening of the Vietnam Urban Forum (VUF) and Operationalizing the National Urban Upgrading Program (NUUP)
Proposal type:
Vietnam (LSC) Country Partnership Programme
Request to CA: $500,000
Submitted by: Ministry of Construction
CA Member Sponsor: UN-Habitat, World Bank

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II. Proposals for Donor Coordination

 Comments, if any, are due back to the Secretariat by, 8 June 2011

 

1. Developing A Knowledge Management and Exchange System for City Managers (Philippines)
Proposal type:
Joint Work Programme, Government of the Philippines
Request to CA: $ 250,000
Submitted by: League of Cities of the Philippines
CA Member Sponsor: World Bank

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III. Proposals Approved

 

1. JWP GLTN Phase I: Piloting of the Social Tenure Domain Model (STDM) (19 May 2011)
Proposal type: Knowledge and Advocacy, Joint Work Programme, UN-Habitat and SDI
Request to CA: $75,000
Submitted by: UN-Habitat, SDI

 


2. JWP: African State of the Cities Report (11 May 2011)
Proposal type: Knowledge and Advocacy, Joint Work Programme, UN-Habitat and UCLG-A
Request to CA: $75,000
Submitted by: UN-Habitat, UCLG-A

 


3. JWP: Know Your City - A City of 2030 Without Slums (10 May 2011)
Proposal type: Knowledge and Advocacy, Joint Work Programme, UCLG-A and SDI
Request to CA: $74, 825
Submitted by: UCLG-A, SDI

 


4. Developing a National Slum Upgrading Strategy for the Philippines (10 May 2011)
Proposal type: Slum Upgrading, Joint Work Programme, Government of the Philippines
Request to CA: $500,000
Submitted by: Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (Philippines)
CA Member Sponsor: SDI, World Bank

 


5. Global City Indicators Facility (6 May 2011)
Proposal type: Both
Request to CA: $100,000
Submitted by: Global City Indicators Facility
CA Member Sponsor: World Bank 

 

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