Cities Alliance Proposals Update, Donor Coordination – 10 December 2009

10 December 2009

Dear Consultative Group,

 

The Secretariat is pleased to provide an update on Cities Alliance proposals that have been processed since our last Update of 13 November 2009. 

I am pleased to share with you one proposal recommended for approval, "Knowledge Support for PEARL Programme under JNNURM (India)" which shall be considered approved on 24 December 2009, on a no-objection basis.

I would like to take this opportunity to highlight and share with you, for the purposes of donor co-ordination, one proposal "Tanzania State of the Cities Report" . 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 24 December 2009.

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 and Happy Holidays.


 

 

 

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

 

 

I. Proposal Recommended for Approval

Please click on the link below to access detailed information about the proposal, including a summary, objectives, activites and available documentation.

This proposal will be considered approved on 24 December 2009, on a no-objection basis:

 

II. Proposal for Donor Coordination

Please click on the links below to access detailed information about each proposal, including a summary, objectives, activites and available documentation.

Comments, if any, are due back to the Secretariat in ten business days, 24 December 2009.

 

 III. Proposals Approved

1.) Development of Francophone Africa Portfolio (10 December 2009)
Proposal type: City Development Strategy
Request to CA: $75,000
Submitted by: UN-Habitat
CA Member Sponsors: UN-Habitat

2.) International Workshop: Scaling up Upgrading and Affordable Housing: From National Policies, to State Programs, and City-Wide Slum-Free Interventions (India) (7 December 2009)
Proposal type: Slum Upgrading
Request to CA: $75,000
Submitted by: Government of India, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation (MOHUPA)
CA Member Sponsors: World Bank

3.) Municipality of São Paulo "Improving the managerial skills of Social Interest Housing Programs" (Brazil) (7 December 2009)
Proposal type: Slum Upgrading
Request to CA: $249,605
Submitted by: Sao Paulo Municipal Housing Secretary
CA Member Sponsors: Ministry of Cities (Brazil), CAIXA, UN-Habitat, World Bank

4.) First UCCRN Assessment Report on Climate Change in Cities (ARC3) (4 December 2009)
Proposal type: City Development Strategy - Cities and Climate Change Joint Work Programme
Request to CA: $ 75,000
Submitted by: Goddard Institute for Space Studies (NASA), Columbia University
CA Member Sponsors: UN-Habitat, UNEP, World Bank

5.) Joint Work Programme: World Urban Campaign - Set up and Launch (2 December 2009)
Proposal type: Communications, advocacy, learning and knowledge sharing
Request to CA: $250,000
Submitted by: UN-Habitat and the Cities Alliance Secretariat

6.) A Strategy for Transforming Settlements of the Urban Poor in Uganda: A Secondary Cities Support Programme (27 November 2009)
Proposal type: Slum Upgrading
Request to CA: $2,685,500 

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