CG Meeting Reports

Berlin Meeting Report
Inaugural Meeting of the Cities Alliance and
First Meeting of the Cities Alliance Consultative Group
16-17 December 1999
Berlin, Germany

CORE and NON-CORE Pledges:

$ 250,000 France
$1,000,000 Germany
$ 250,000 Italy *
$1,000,000 Japan
$ 250,000 Netherlands
$3,000,000 U.K. (over three years)
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$5,750,000 Bilateral pledges – Core/Non-Core

STARTUP and SECRETARIAT Pledges:

$3,000,000 World Bank ($1 mil per year for three years)
$1,442,500 Habitat (over three years)
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$10,192,500 TOTAL PLEDGES TO DATE
* Italy also announced it is exploring an earmarked contribution of $10,000,000 for India as part of a new, regional poverty alleviation program of its Government. It may also explore a smaller regional program in South Africa and Mozambique, and possibly in other regions including Latin America.