International Urban Training Center

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Introduction


1. MOU with UN-HABITAT : 22 December 2006
Signed a MOU between Gangwon Province and
    UN-HABITAT to implement int'l training projects
    on improving human settlements

Objectives : Establishing training center, fostering
    experts

Contrubution : USD 1,180,850(5 Years)

ED of UN-HABITAT (Dr. Anna Tibaijuka)
 
2. Inauguration of IUTC : 3 May 2007
Established an international training center of a
    UN-agency first in the nation to realize
    sustainable urbanization

Participants : 150 (Korean 120, Overseas 30)

Main Guests : ED of Un-HABITAT, MOE,
    MLTM, MOS etc.
 
3. Completion of IUTC building : 20 July 2007
Established a UN-HABITAT int'l training center first
    in the nation

Size : 2013m2(Land 3,3,79m2)

Facilities : office, lecture rooms(2), conference
    room, accmmodation(27 rooms) etc

Construction cost : $3,500,000(all from GW)
 
4. 2nd MOU between Gangwon Province and UN-HABITAT : 12 October 2011
Signed 2nd MOU between Gangwon province and
    UN-HABITAT to extend 1st stage of cooperation

Objectives : Institutional Strengthening and
    training course delivery on sustainable
    urbanlization

Contribution : USD 1,500,000(5 Years)

Govermor of Gangwon Province (Moonsoon Choi)
    and ED of UN-HABITA(DR. Joan Clos)
 
5. Consolidation into a Special Unit of Nature Environment Research Park(NERP) : 23 December 2011
Pursuant to the amended by-law issuance on the
    "Gangwon Province Administrative Restructuring",
    IUTC was consolidated into a branch of NERP
 
6. Transferred into the Global Business Bureau of Gangwon Provincial Gov. : 20 July 2012

Pursuant to the amended by law issuance on the "Gangwon Province Administrative Restructuring", IUTC was transferred from the Environment, Tourism and Culture Bureau to the Global Business Bureau.

 
7. The 1st IUTC Steering Committee Meeting : 9 November 2012

The first meeting of the IUTC Steering Committee, which was formed for the development of international training courses, was held in the meeting room at the main building of Gangwon provincial government.


 
8. The 2nd IUTC Steering Committee Meeting : 4 September 2013

Discussed evaluation of 2013 training courses, 2014 activities and business Plan for 2nd phase of IUTC.

 
9. Opening IUTC Seoul office : 25 April 2014

Effectively utilizing as the advance base of external cooperation in promoting boosting international competitive power and capacity building of training courses.

 
10. Transferred into the International Cooperation Division of Gangwon Provincail Gov. : 2 January 2015

Pursuant to the amended by-law issuance on the "Gangwon Province Administrative Restructuring", IUTC was transferred from the Global Business Bureau to the International Cooperation Division, Global Investment & Trade Bureau.

 
11. The 3rd IUTC Steering Committee Meeting : 6 March 2015

Discussed with UN-Habitat collaboration projects, evaluation of 2014 training courses and core activities in 2015

 
 
 
+ International Training Course
- July 2007 : Urban Eco-restoration for Korean Experts
- December 2007 : Sustainable Urbanization Course
- June 2008 : Urban Ecological Restoration
- October 2008 : Eco-City Development in Nepal
- November 2008 : Urban Energy & Climate Change
- May 2009 : Resource-circulating Eco-city in Nepal
- September 2009 : Ecological Restoration Course
- October 2009 : Sustainable Urban Energy
- November 2009 : Sustainable Urbanization
- April 2010 : Climate-Friendly Eco-city in Nepal
- June 2010 : KOICA-committed Training Course
- August 2010 : Sustainable Urban management
- October 2010 : Solid Waste Management(3R)
- November 2010 : Urban Infrastructure
- December 2010 : Ecological Restoration in Kidapawan, Philippines
- January 2011 : Low-income Housing Policy for Vietmam Housing Policy Makers
- May 2011 : KOICA-committed Training Course
- June 2011 : Solid Waste Management in Cotabato Province, Philippines
- August 2011 : Solid Waste Management(3R)
- Setember 2011 : Urban Transport
- October 2011 : Climate Change Adaptation
- Novermber 2011 : Energy and Climate Change Mitigation
- Novermber 2011 : Eco-efficient and Socially Inclusive Infrastructure
- Novermber 2011 : sustainable Urban Regeneration
- March 2012 : Nepal On-site Program on Sustainable Eco-city Development
- June 2012 : Sustainable Solid Waste Management
- July 2012 : Sustainable Urban Energy
- October 2012 : Eco-efficient and Socially Inclusive Urban Infrastructure
- November 2012 : Cities and Climate Change Initiative
- November 2012 : Urban Planning
- December 2012 : Philippines On-site Program on Water Resources Restoration
- April 2013 : Local Activation and Slum Upgrade
- April 2013 : Vietnamese Study Tour
- May 2013 : Water Safety Planning
- June 2013 : Eco-city Planning and Development Training
- July 2013 : Foresight for Sustainable Urban Planning
- September 2013 : Solid Waste Management
- November 2013 : New Village Movement and Local Activation (IUTC and KOICA Joint training program)
- December 2013 : Vietnam On-site Training ; Integrated & Eco-Cultural Approach
  to River Basin Management for Sustainable Development of Quang Nam Province
- February 2014 : Housing Policy and Land Use
- April 2014 : Sustainable Solid Waste Management
- June 2014 : Urban Economy
- July 2014 : New Village Movement and Local Activation (IUTC and KOICA Joint training program)
- August 2014 : Eco-City Planning and Climate Change
- October 2014 : Integrated Urban Water Management, Land Readjustment and Land-based Financing
- December 2014 : In-Country Training Program in Vietnam ; Capacity building on Eco-Tourism,
  In-Country Training Program in Philippines ; Capacity building on Eco-Tourism
- March 2015 : Housing Policy and Practice for Sustainable Urban Development, Local Economy Activation
- May 2015 : In-Country Training Program in Vietnam ; Main streaming Eco-cultural tourism approach
  into City Development Strategy, Eco-City & Low Carbon Smart City
- June 2015 : New Village Movement and Local Activation (IUTC and KOICA Joint training program)
 
+ Domestic training Course
- November 2011 : Capacity building towards Low-energy Houses
- January 2011 : Low Energy House Korean Training(1st in 2011)
- February 2011 : Low Energy House Korean Training(2nd in 2011)
- April 2011 : Low Energy House Korean Training(2rd in 2011)
- August 2012 : Teachers' Training
- August 2012 : Eco Camp
- October 2012 : Eco Climate Change Camp
- July 2013 : Eco Camp, Green Leadership Camp for University Students of Asia Pacific Region
- August 2013 : Eco Camp, Teachers' Training
- July 2014 : Green Leadership Camp
- August 2014 : 1st Eco Camp
- September 2014 : 2nd Eco Camp
 
+ International Events
- May 2007 : Inauguration Ceremony
- October 2007 : 2nd UCLG Congress
- May 2008 : International Expert Group meeting
- June 2008 : Blodiversity International Symposium
- July 2008 : UCLG-ASPAC Congress
- August 2008 : Youth Eco-Forum
- November 2008 : Workshop in the World Urban Forum IV
- April 2009 : International Expert Group Meeting
- May 2009 : UN-HABITAT Promotional Booth in C40 Seoul Summit
- August 2009 : International Symposium on Climate Change
- March 2010 : Workshop in the World Urban Forum V
- March 2010 : Green Growth / Green City Planning Workshops in Rio
- Setember 2010 : UN-HABITAT Asian EGM to cope with Climate Charge
- October 2010 : "UN-HABITAT Day" International Symposium
- March 2011 : UN-HABITAT Expert Group Meeting
- April 2011 : Participation in the 23rd UN-HABITAT Governing Council
- August 2011 : UN-HABITAT Consultant to evaluate IUTC activities(Douglas Mccallum)
- November 2012 : The 1st IUTC Steering Committee Meeting
- September 2013 : IUTC Steering Committee Meeting 2013
- April 2014 : Workshop in the World Urban Forum(Colombia)
- November 2014 : 5th Asia Pacific Ministerial Conference on Housing and Urban Development
- March 2015 : IUTC Steering Committee Meeting 2015
 
 
+ MOus(22 Organizations)
         
UN-HABITAT
('07. 1. 3)
ESA Adolfson
('07. 6. 28)
IHS
('07. 8. 10)
DUDBC Nepal
('08. 2. 16)
KEN
('08. 9. 10)
LCLG ASPAC
('08. 11. 19)
Min. of Cons,
Timor Leste
('09. 7. 17)
Columbia
University
('09. 8 . 18)
UDA, Min. of Cons
Vietnam
('09. 9 . 9)
SER International
('09. 12. 15)
         
KEI
('10. 8. 3)
WEITZ CENTER
Israel
('10. 12. 6)
Philippines(4)
Kidapawan,
Magpet etc.
('10. .12 .16)
Cotabato Prov.
Philippines
('11. 6. 28)
SHRDC Seoul
('11. 8. 19)
         
National College of Engineering, Nepal
- Affiliated to Tribhuvan University
(2012. 10)
Gangwon Early Childhood Education & Development Institute, Korea
(2012. 10. 26)
Mountain Apo Foundation Inc., Philippines
NCIP-Cotabato, Philippines
CENRO, DENR, Region 12, Philippines
Cotabato Tribal Consultative Council, Philippines
(2012. 12. 17)