Pangkalpinang is flood-vulnerable city. The Kampung Bintang area, sub-district of Rangkui is the worst affected with 49 flood events in 2019.

A new multi-agency report coordinated by the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO), highlights the role of cities in supporting climate actions.

"Ten Indonesian coastal cities are faced with a double imperative to urbanize quickly and to adapt to climate-related disasters."

Where does our waste end up? In Pekanbaru, like many other cities, it ends up in a landfill or that which is not transported ends up in the river or burned.

The publication has been funded in the framework of the Climate Resilient and Inclusive Cities (CRIC) project, of which Pilot4DEV is partner.

Two CRIC Cities Receive Proklim Awards

Samarinda and Banjarmasin, two Climate Resilient and Inclusive Cities (CRIC) pilot cities recently received recognition from Directorate General of Climate Change, Ministry of Environment and Forestry for their efforts implementing Climate Village Program also known as Proklim.

Climate Resilient and Inclusive Cities (CRIC) training to prepare climate action plan in City of Pekanbaru resumed into the second phase with the first climate adaptation training (A1) discussing Scientific Base of Climate Change and Climate Risk and Vulnerability.

Our planet is facing triple planetary crises in the midst of COVID-19 pandemic and geopolitical instability. These crises hold back SDGs achievements around the world. The triple planetary crises are; climate change, pollution and biodiversity losses.

The world faces a set of risks that feel both wholly new and eerily familiar. Cost of living dominates global risks in the next two years while climate action failures dominate the next decade.

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Bringing Climate Financing for Cities/Local Governments into Light

Cities and local government have potential to generate climate financing based on national government regulations. The detailed mechanisms on how cities or local government could access climate financing were brought into light by M. Zainul Abidin from Ministry of Finance. 

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Learning from Semarang’s Climate Actions

"Semarang kaline banjir," is popular traditional Javanese song that tells story of how Semarang, the capital city of Central Java is experiencing regular flooding. The words could literally be translated into, "Semarang's river is flooding". This coastal city has long story to adapt to climate related disasters.

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IPB Expert: Pilot Cities' Knowledge in Climate Change Increases

Capacity building plays important roles in increasing city's resilience from future climate change and extreme weather. "Understanding city's local characteristic is the key," Dr. Akhmad Faqih, expert from IPB University said during Climate Resilient and Inclusive Cities First Discussion Panel in Surabaya, 1 March 2023. 

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CRIC Joins Partnership for Sustainable Cities - First Meeting of Partners Event

Climate Resilient and Inclusive Cities Project joined Partnership for Sustainable Cities - First Meeting of Partners event in Brussels, Belgium, between 7-9 March 2023. The meeting that was held in International Auditorium, Roi Albert II Boulevard opened with Panel Discussion on “The Cities programme in the wider context of EU Engagement Strategies”. 

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CRIC Pilot Cities Meet Partners in First Discussion Panel in Surabaya

Climate Resilient and Inclusive Cities Project successfully facilitated CRIC First Discussion Panel in Surabaya between 1-3 March 2023. The event attended by stakeholders from CRIC Pilot Cities and CRIC Partners from South Asia (AIILSG) and Europe (Pilot4Dev, Ecolise, ACR+ and Gustave Eiffel University). 

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CRIC Partners Visit Pilot Cities

CRIC partners' plans to visit CRIC pilot cities were finally realized between 19-28 February 2023 two months after Indonesian Government eased COVID-19 restrictions on 30 December 2022.

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Triangular Cooperation

Carte indoThe CRIC project is a 5 year project co-funded by the European Union. It proposes a long lasting and unique cooperation through a triangular cooperation between cities and research centres in Europe, South Asia (India, Nepal, Bangladesh), and Southeast Asia (Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand). The Project will also contribute to sustainable integrated urban development, good governance, and climate adaptation/mitigation through long lasting partnerships, and tools such as sustainable local action plans, early warning tools, air quality and waste management in consultation with experts’ panels.

The target groups of the Project will be local governments, cities, urban stakeholders working on climate resilience, climate mitigation and adaptation, and good governance of inclusive cities.  With final beneficiaries including but not limited to local community of the cities/provinces, including women, marginalised sector, civil society, and private sectors.

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A unique cooperation between cities, officials, civil society organizations, and academics towards resilient and inclusive cities.

Co-funded by EU

This project is co-funded by the European Union


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