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TITLE 2015 KRIHS-WB Municipal Capacity Building Program for Nepal
DATE 2015-06-16 HIT 2718

》​ Introduction

General Course Information

1.Course title: 2015 KRIHS-WB Municipal Capacity Building Program for Nepal

2.Duration: April 12 - April 18, 2015

3.Venue: KRIHS and related institutions

4.Number of Participants and Countries: 28 persons of national or local government officials from Nepal and 3 persons from World Bank Group.

5.Training Institute: Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements (KRIHS)

Course Objective

1.To understand the concept, function and effectiveness of national territorial and regional development policies in Korea. 

2.To acquire the capabilities to apply the best practices of national territorial and regional development planning to Nepal

3.To visit urban development sites for historic and cultural assets in Korea and lesson learned from them


1.Lectures and practices

2.Site visits


Opening Ceremony and Orientation

1.Welcoming remarks

2.Introduction of KRIHS, GDPC, and the training program

3.Introduction of participants and their countries


1.Lecture 1: Municipal finance focusing on leveraging own-source revenue

2.Lecture 2: Asset management system

3.Lecture 3: Korea’s territorial policies and plans

4.Lecture 4: Urban development experience in Korea

5.Lecture 5: Regional development policy in Korea

6.Lecture 6: Sustainable development of small towns

7.Lecture 7: Korea’s experience in infrastructure development in small towns

8.Lecture 8: Small town development: Lessons from international experience

9.Lecture 9: Urban regeneration policy and successful practices

10.Lecture 10: Communuty-driven urban regeneration in Chengju

11.Lecture 11: Cultural Preservation and future challenges

12.Lecture 12: Preservation of traditional buildings, “hanok”

Site Visits

1.Anyang Resource Recovery Facility

2.LH The Green

3.Cheonggyecheon Stream and Dongdaemun Design Plaza

4.Insa-dong, Changdeokgung Palace and Jongmyo Royal Shrine (UNESCO: World Heritage)