History

2019

  • Signed MOUs with the following organizations:

    • National Institute of Housing and Urbanism (INVU) (Apr)
    • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (VT) (May)
    • OECD International Transport Forum (OECD ITF) (May)
    • Municipality of Niterói (Sep)
    • Yanbian University (Nov)
  • Capacity Building Program

    • 2019 KRIHS-WB-Seoul Technical Deep Dive on Urban Regeneration (Feb)
    • 2018/19 KSP-Paraguay Interim Reporting & Policy Pracitioners' Workshop (Apr)
    • 2019 KRIHS-IDB Urban Development Academy (May)
    • 2019 KRIHS-WB Knowledge Exchange on Solid Waste Management (Jun)
    • 2019 KRIHS-ADB Workshop on Sustainable Urban Development Policy & Practice (Sep)
  • Seminar and Workshop

    • Reconsidering the Korean Urban and Regional Development Experience (Aug)
    • 4th UN Open GIS Initiative Workshop (Aug)
    • 2019 KOICA-UN ESCAP Fellowship Programme on Urban Planning and Urban Disaster Risk Reduction(Capacity Building on Drought Monitoring and Early Warning) (Sep)
    • 7th IDB-KRIHS Annual Workshop (Dec)
    • 7th World Bank-KRIHS Annual Workshop (Dec)
  • Research and Consulting

    • Local Housing Solutions and Private Sector Involvement: Korean Experience for LAC Cities
    • Capacity Building Technical Assistance for the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to Formulate the National Spatial Strategy and Plan
    • Study on Technical Contribution (Smart Camp) for UN PKO Activities I
    • Policy Directions of International Development Cooperation in Urban Sector for Implementing SDGs

2018

  • Signed MOUs with the following organizations:

    • Vietnam Institute for Urban and Rural Planning (VIUP) (Mar)
    • Urban Development Agency of the Ministry of Construction of Vietnam (VIDS) (Sep)
    • The Capital Development Authority of the Government of Bangladesh (RAJUK) (Sep)
    • Panama City Municipality (Nov)
  • Capacity Building Program

    • 2018 KRIHS-ADB Workshop on Sustainable Urban Development Policy and Practice (Sep)
    • 2018 KRIHS-WBG Joint Workshop on Balanced Spatial Development (Sep)
    • KRIHS-IDB Urban Development Academy (Oct)
    • 2018 KOICA-UNESCAP Capacity Building on Spatial Data and Technologies for Urban Planning and Disaster Management (Oct)
    • 2017 KRIHS-ADB Workshop on Sustainable Urban Infrastructure: Sharing Korean Experiences (Sep)
  • Seminar and Workshop

    • International Seminar for 40th Anniversary KRIHS : Balanced Development Policy and Inclusive National Territory (Sep)
    • The 6th IDB-KRIHS Annual Workshop (Nov)
  • Research and Consulting

    • Global Program on Public Spaces : Transforming Cities Through Public Space
    • Upgrading of Informal Urban Neighborhoods in LAC : Learning from Korea's Experiences
    • Urban Redevelopment Policies and Practices: Common Trends and Tensions on Governance and Cooperation. Comparison among South Korea and Colombia
    • Cultural and Creative Industries in Urban Regeneration Projects: Lessons from Korea
    • A Study on Developing Indicators for Development Cooperation Projects in the Urban Sector
    • International Cooperation for Metropolitan Management in Developing Countries

2017

  • Signed MOUs with the following organizations:

    • Global Green Growth Institute(GGGI) (Jun)
    • CEiiA of Portugal and Yonsei University (Sep)
    • Intendencia Departmental de Rivera (Sep)
    • Eastern Regional Organization for Planning & Human Settlements(EAROPH) (Nov)
    • Nankai University (Nov)
  • Capacity Building Program

    • 2017 KRIHS-IDB Urban Development Academy (KIUDA) (May, Since 2015)
    • 2017 KRIHS-KOICA National Territorial Policy Responding to Climate Change (Jul, Since 2016)
    • 2017 KRIHS-WBG Joint Workshop:Vitalizing Cities with Public Space Ⅱ: Waterfront Development (Jul)
    • 2017 KOICA-UNESCAP-KRIHS Capacity Building on Spatial Data and Technologies (Aug)
    • 2017 KRIHS-ADB Workshop on Sustainable Urban Infrastructure: Sharing Korean Experiences (Sep)
    • 2017 Knowledge &Experience Sharing Program of Korean Infrastructure Development For High-Level Officials: Urban Regeneration Study Tour for Senior Government Officials from Afghanistan (Oct)
    • Technical Deep Dive on Managing Urban Expansion in Mega-Metropolitan Area (Dec)
  • Seminar and Workshop

    • Country Seminar of AIIB’s 2nd Annual Meeting (Jun)
    • the 6th World Bank-KRIHS Annual Workshop (Nov)
    • 5th IDB-KRIHS Annual Workshop (Nov)
  • Research and Consulting

    • A Study on Developing Indicators for Development Cooperation Projects in the Urban Sector
    • Community-based approach for improving vulnerable communities in Hue and Tam Ky cities: Learning from Korea’s Experiences

2016

  • Signed MOUs with the following organizations:

    • Center for Spatial Information Science, University of Tokyo (Feb)
    • University of Iceland (Apr)
    • SENAVITAT of Paraguay (Jul), CONAVI of Mexico (Oct)
  • Capacity Building Program

    • 2016 KRIHS-IDB Urban Development Academy (KIUDA)
    • 2016 KRIHS-WBG/OLC Blended Workshop on Sustainable Urban Land Use Planning and Management
    • 2016 KRIHS-KOICA National Territorial Policy Responding to Climate Change (Jun)
    • 2016 KRIHS-WBG Workshop on Lagging Region Development
    • KRIHS-KOICA Workshop on Regional Development Policy for Mozambique
    • 2016 KRIHS-KOICA Urban Management under National Zoning Policy for Guatemala
    • Capacity Building Program on Housing Policy Development in Latin America
  • Seminar and Workshop

    • Joint Workshop with Findeter of Colombia (Oct)
    • KRIHS-WeGO Co-host Habitat III Networking Event (Oct)
    • the 5th World Bank-KRIHS Annual Workshop (Dec)
    • the 4th IDB-KRIHS Annual Workshop (Dec)
  • Research and Consulting

    • Development Cooperation between South Korea and Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) based on LAC Urbanization Trend Analysis
    • Policy Recommendation for Rental Housing in Latin America and the Caribbean

2015

  • Signed MOUs with the following organizations:

    • University of Southern California (May)
    • Financial Institution for Development, Findeter (Dec)
  • Capacity Building Program

    • KSP III Capacity Building Program: Consultation on the Legal and Institutional Improvement and Supporting Regional for Nuclear Power Plant in Vietnam (Mar)
    • KSPⅢ Capacity Building Program - Policy Consultation on the Korea-Myanmar Economic Cooperative Industrial Complex (Apr)
    • KOICA National Territorial and Regional Development Policy Program for LACs (Apr)
    • KRIHS-WB Municipal Capacity Building Program for Nepal (Apr)
    • Capacity Building Program for ‘KSP Ⅲ Urban Planning Development Strategies for the Hong River Banks in Hanoi (Apr)
    • KRIHS-WB Municipal Capacity Building Program (MCBP) (Jul)
    • 2015 KRIHS-IDB Urban Development Academy (KIUDA) (Jul)
    • 2015 KRIHS-KOICA Capacity Building on Urban Management under National Zoning Policy for Guatemala (Nov)
    • 2015 Knowledge Sharing Programof Korea Land Information(KLIS) (Nov)
    • 2015 KRIHS-WBG Metro Management Knowledge Exchange Progrma (Dec)
  • Seminar and Workshop

    • Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG)-KRIHS Joint Workshop
    • the 4th World Bank-KRIHS Annual Workshop (Dec)
    • the 3th IDB-KRIHS Annual Workshop (Dec)
  • Research and Consulting

    • KRIHS-IDB Visiting Scholar Program
    • Water Resources Development and Management Srategies for Lao PDR

2014

  • Signed MOUs with the following organizations:

    • Penn Institute for Urban Research (Jan)
    • Asian Development Bank (May)
    • Asuncion city in Paraguay (Dec)
  • Capacity Building Program

    • National Territorial and Regional Development Policies for Sustainable Development of Three Emerging Countries (Since 2013)
    • Knowledge Sharing Program: Capacity Building Program regarding Korean Infrastructure Development for High-level Officials and Foreign Missions in Korea (Since 2013)
    • National Territorial Development and Management in Korea
    • Capacity Building Program for Land Development for Algeria
    • Capacity Building Program for GIS-based Smart & Green Urban Infrastructure
    • KRIHS-ADB Municipal Capacity Building Program
    • KRIHS-WB Urban Development and Municipal Capacity Building Program for Bhutan
    • KRIHS-IDB Urban Development Academy (KIUDA)
    • Understanding National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI) Planning and Policy (Since 2012)
  • Research and Consulting

    • Knowledge Sharing Program lll: Policy Consultation for Urban, Regional and Infrastructure Development(Korea-Myanmar Economic Cooperative Industrial Complex; Green Urban Infrastructure Development: Focusing on Solid Waste Management in Sri Lanka; Urban Development in the North and South Area of Red River Banks in Vietnam; Nuclear-related Laws and Regulations to Support Neighboring Area in Vietnam)
    • Development Plan for Eastern Mumbai Metropolitan Region
    • Analysis of Experiences in Sustainable Cities in LAC and Korea: Knowledge Exchange Forum on Development Experiences

2013

  • Hosted Global Development Partnership Forum Monthly

  • Signed MOU with KRIHS as a signatory with Vietnam GDLA, Sri Lanka MOD&UD, Myanmar CEDS, EAROPH, and Mongolia DRI

    • Vietnam GDLA(General Department of Land Administration), Sri Lanka MOD&UD(The Ministry of Defence and Urban Development), Myanmar CEDS(Center for Economic Development Study), EAROPH(The Eastern Regional Organization for Planning and Human Settlements), Mongolia DRI(Design and Research Institute)
  • Hosted Academy on Capacity Strengthening of Global Development Cooperation during the second half of the year

    • MDB Ordering (Consulting) Contract Practice Course, Oct 16~18, 2013
  • Hosted ODA Customized Academy, July 25, 2013

  • KRIHS hosted a Seminar on Capacity Strengthening of Overseas Development Cooperation, May 16, 2013

    • Project and Revitalization Ways for Overseas Development Financing

2012

  • Hosted the 23rd EAROPH World Congress and 2012 WB-KRIHS Urbanization Knowledge Platform South Asia Regional Workshop in Daegu, Korea, October 17~19, 2012

  • KRIHS designated as the World Bank's Urban Knowledge Sharing (UKP) Academy, September 12, 2012

  • Hosted Seminar on Capacity Strengthening of Global Development Cooperation on June 20, 2012

    • Created strategies to make contributions to Multilateral Development Bank (MDB) Financed Procurement Projects

2011

  • Celebrated the 1st Founding Day of the GDPC, December 16, 2011

    • Hosted Seminar on Capacity Strengthening for Global Development Cooperation
  • Established the Global Development Partnership Forum, September 7, 2011

    • Composed of members from related divisions of organizations from public and private sectors
  • KRIHS Recognized by the World Bank Group as Core Partner Institute in the global network of the Urbanization Knowledge Platform, July 1, 2011

  • Officially opened on January 1, 2011

    • Established as a strategic hub for international development as Korea joined the OECD in 2011 and held the G20 Summit
    • Between 1987 and 2011, 490 officials from 60 developing countries participated in KRIHS education and training programs.

2009

  • Operated under the title International Cooperation Team of KRIHS between January 2009 to December 2010

1987

  • Operated under the title T/F team for International Cooperation of KRIHS and started education and training programs for officials from developing countries