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No. 11 | Quarterly Newsletter of ICLEI Southeast Asia Secretariat | March 2017
Building Urban Resiliency, One Garden at a Time: The Story of Sitio Asprer's Community-Based Urban Gardens
This feature article documents the perceived benefits of the community-based urban gardens in Sitio Asprer as outputs of the project, Informal Sector and Urban Resilience implemented by ICLEI Southeast Asia, Quezon City's Housing Community Development and Resettlement Department (HCDRD), and the University of the Philippines- Los Baños (UPLB). This project is supported by MISEREOR, the German Catholic Bishops' Organization Read it here.
Cities in Action
stories of local sustainability initiatives
Baguio City Congressman supports policy recommendations of ICLEI-commissioned study on water security
Baguio City Congressman Marquez Go expressed support to forward policy recommendations of the ICLEI-commissioned study which focused on analyzing the domestic water use of Baguio City's poor households with an aim to understand water access and utilization. 
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Ebhausen delegates visit Lubang, Occidental Mindoro as part of the 5th Phase Municipal Climate Partnership project
Three delegates from the Municipality of Ebhausen, Germany made a reciprocal visit to their partner municipality in the Philippines last January 30 to February 3, 2017. 
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Cities of Naga and Santa Rosa renew partnership with GIZ Urban Nexus and ICLEI SEAS
As part of its continued commitment to promote the nexus approach, the cities of Naga and Santa Rosa in the Philippines formally renewed their partnership with the GIZ Urban Nexus and ICLEI SEAS through separate ceremonial Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signing.
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Indonesian city gets better access to affordable and clean water
Through the Asian Cities Climate Change Resilience Network (ACCCRN) Engagement Building Small Grants project “Development of Healthy Water Management with Rain Water Reservoir”, the residents of Sukabumi City can now access potable water at affordable prices.
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In Focus
ICLEI and IIED capture learnings of select Asian cities on building urban resilience
ICLEI, together with IIED, organized a regional workshop to gather inputs of selected city representatives regarding the analysis and to reflect on the implementation of the ICLEI-ACCCRN Engagement Building grants.
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Regional workshop held to identify and map out platforms and actions towards 100% renewable energy
Local and regional civil society organizations and networks working with the Asia Climate Change Consortium (ACCC) gathered for a regional workshop on limiting temperature increase to 1.5 degrees Celsius held at the Ruen Phae Royal Park Hotel, Phintsanulok, Thailand from 7-9 March.  
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CSOs, government units, and the academe convene in science-policy dialogue focused on low carbon and adaptation initiatives in Asia
ICLEI SEAS joined climate scientists, academics, government representatives, practitioners and civil society representatives at a capacity building workshop and science-policy dialogue at the AIT campus in Pathum Thani, Thailand from 6-8 February.  
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Resources
ICLEI Corporate Report 2015-2016
Water Resource Management Lessons from Bangkok
Engaging Communities and the City Government in Addressing Water Security, Sanitation, and Urban Resilience Challenges in Baguio City
ICLEI ACCCRN Engagement Building Catalouge
Upcoming Events

Workshop on Integrated Solid Waste Management: Innovative Methods of Treating Waste, April 27 to 28, Santa Cruz, Philippines

Design Thining Workshop on Sustainable Urban Development, May 10-11, Naga City, Philippines 

Resilient Cities in 2017, the 8th Global Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation, May 4-6, Bonn, Germany

 

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