The 2019 Dubai International Award for Sustainable Development is open to national and regional governments, local authorities and their associations, non-governmental organizations, multilateral agencies, community-based organizations, research and academic institutions, public and private foundations, media entities and foundations.

The Dubai International Award aims to recognize the world’s best practices that demonstrate valuable contributions to sustainable urban development, as a result of effective partnerships between public, private, and civic sectors in these areas:

a. Urban Regeneration and Public Spaces
b. Construction of Sustainable, Innovative and Smart Buildings
c. Sustaining Urban Food Systems
d. Addressing Climate Change and Reducing Pollution
e. Urban Infrastructure Planning and Management

The deadline for submission of entries is on April 30, 2020.

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Malacañang appoints RDC2 Chair and Co-Chair

President Rodrigo R. Duterte appointed Isabela Governor Rodolfo T. Albano III as the new Chair of the highest policy-making body in Cagayan Valley Region, the Regional Development Council 2. He took his oath of office in Malacañang on February 4.

Likewise, RDC2-Private Sector Representative Blessida G. Diwa was also appointed as Co-Chair and took her oath of office on February 6, also at the Malacañang.… Read more »

RDC2 Backs Reactivation of the Cagayan Valley Project Development Assistance Center

The Regional Development Council 2 during its 116th Full Council Meeting on December 5, 2019 in Gamu, Isabela has passed a resolution supporting the proposed revival of the Cagayan Valley Project Development Assistance Center (PDAC). The reactivated PDAC shall provide technical assistance to RLAs, LGUs and SUCs in the preparation of business case models, feasibility studies or project proposals.… Read more »