The International Urban Training Centre, a partnership between UN-Habitat and the Gangwon State in the Republic of Korea, trains local government officials on sustainable urbanization. Equipped with the right approaches, the trainings enable decision makers to harness urbanization as a force for good.

The centre delivers training on themes such as urban planning, finance and sustainable urban development policies. UN-Habitat and the Gangwon State of the Republic of Korea work closely in establishing the International Urban Training Centre. The goal is to create a regional centre of excellence in Asia.

The programmes offered by the centre provide opportunities for decision makers to develop their skills, knowledge and tools so that they can plan and manage their cities towards a sustainable urban future.

Since 2007, over 2,500 participants from over 50 countries have been trained. Participants develop actionable skills through immersive lectures, field visits and collaborative exercises.