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KRIHS-BBSR MoU Signing Ceremony

  • 2024-07-04
  • GDPC

KRIHS-BBSR MoU Signing Ceremony


Date: June 20 (Thu), 2024

Venue: Online


KRIHS and the Federal Office for Building and Regional Planning (BBSR) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on June 20, 2024. Under this MoU, both institutions will collaborate on urban and regional planning research, education, and organizing workshops and seminars. The objectives of the MoU are to:

ㅇ Explore ways of cooperation in urban planning and regional development to strengthen the relationship between the two organizations.

ㅇ Monitor the progress and performance of joint activities.

ㅇ Develop joint activities and action plans for the next three years.

Dr. Gyo-Eon Shim, President of KRIHS, and Dr. Peter Jakubowski, Head of the Department of Spatial and Urban Development, delivered welcome addresses before signing the MoU. After the signing, KRIHS and BBSR discussed several topics for joint research, including equal living conditions in different countries, climate change and adaptation strategies, and data gathering and analysis. Both organizations expressed high expectations for future cooperation and committed to continuously developing their shared research interests.