Regional project workshops and working groups

Risk Informed Urban Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

About the activitities of the joint working group of Connective Cities and the Global Initiative on Disaster Risk Management  More


Sustainable, informed and participatory land management and land use planning in rapidly growing cities in Sub Saharan Africa

Insights from the projects planning phase between 1 September to 2 November 2021. Four municipalities from Cameroon, South Africa and Zambia presented their project ideas and the gaps therein.  More

Development of bankable project proposals for sustainable urban energy planning in Southeast Europe

Nearly 50 people from approximately 10 municipalities across 5 countries of Southeastern Europe (SEE) region as well as from EU and MENA gathered during the Planning Workshop from 2 to 4 November 2021 to further the process of their project development.  More

Unturning the Stones - Exploring Climate Finance for Asian Cities

This three-day-long virtual dialogue event from 28 to 30 September 2021 on financing for climate-related projects provided many opportunities for a fruitful exchange between the participating cities and experts.  More

Municipal Energy Efficiency Projects Workshop in MENA

Insights into the Projects Workshop in MENA on the 14 and 15 September 2021. Nine Municipalities from Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, and Tunisia presented their project ideas and had a chance to further develop them in the fields of: improving energy efficiency in municipal buildings, energy efficiency via reduction of fuel consumption in waste management and energy efficient street lighting.  More


Local Economic Development and Job Creation in Middle East and North Africa

Six selected project ideas were further developed into concrete project proposals through tailored technical and financial advice during this two-day virtual workshop from 19 to 25 January 2021 and presented to representatives from UN-Habitat, IsDB, EBDRD and UNDP.  More


Local project workshops

Traffic-calmed Old Town in Chiang Mai

Local stakeholders from the city government, private business, local universities and civil society met in Chiang Mai, on February 15th, to discuss the conditions and define implemenation steps to reduce cars in the Old Town centre. More

Bogotá: 10 Years of the Observatory of Mobility

On the 26th and 27th of February 2018 Connective Cities organized a Workshop for the exchange of mobility data collection and use. Besides the exchange of experiences, options of how to support the observatory of mobility in future were planned. More


Increasing the number of cyclists in the Macedonian capital

In order to improve the traffic situation in Skopje and to make the city more liveable and sustainable, a new bicycle concept is to be developed for Skopje. Connective Cities organized a local project workshop  13 to 15 December 2017 in Skopje to specifically look into good practices, challenges and solutions to this topic. More

Urban Renewal in the Historic Town Centre of Jakarta

Experts and municipal practitioners from Asia as well as from Germany gathered in Jakarta from 17 to 19 July 2017 to discuss concepts and strategies as well as define necessary steps for urban renewal on the example of Jakarta’s Old Town (Kota Tua). More

Low Carbon Mobility Planning in Chiang Mai

Connective Cities in cooperation with Thai Environment Institute (TEI) and the Local Government of Chiang Mai Municipality organized from 12 to 14 July 2017 a local project planning workshop in Chiang Mai, Thailand, to elaborate local solutions for low carbon mobility and transit-oriented development. More

Improving the Urban Physical Framework Plan of Cebu Metropolitan Region

On March 13-15, 2017 Connective Cities hosted a local project workshop in Cebu, Philippines with the objective of networking between metropolitan urban development and the improvement of the public transport System. 

Community-based Solid Waste Management in Nairobi

Connective Cities conducted a local project workshop on “Community-based Solid Waste Management in Nairobi” from 25 to 27 January 2017 to exchange experience and elaborate an enriched action plan for the local project on “Strengthening capacity of CBO´s in Solid Waste Management in Nairobi City County: The case of Lang´ata sub-county”. More