Invitation to the 2023 Online Training Program on Caring City

Dear Members,

Seoul Metropolitan Government Human Resource Development Center(SHRDC), the headquarters of Metropolis International Training Institute, Metropolis, UCLG, and UCLG ASPAC have established partnerships and co-organized online and offline training since 2021. In 2023, the theme of the online training program will be “Caring Cities”. In this online training, we will explore the concept and new way of politics for a “caring city” through self-paced e-learning content as well as ZOOM live sessions organized by experts of UCLG Learning, Metropolis, and UCLG ASPAC.

Online Training Program Outline:

Between 3 July to 21 July 2023, the Seoul Human Resources Development Center(SHRDC) of the Seoul Metropolitan Government, together with Metropolis, United Cities and Local Government (UCLG), and UCLG ASPAC will organise an online training program focusing on Caring City.

The program, open to the public officials of local governments and metropolitan cities, is free of charge and combines self-paced learning and video lectures exploring the concepts and concrete examples of “Caring Cities,” mainly by the city of Bogota and Seoul. Metropolis, UCLG, and UCLG-ASPAC shall organise a series of interactive online sessions for participants to engage with each other and learn from other experiences.

Live Sessions will take place via ZOOM on the following dates:

Session 1: 6 July 2023 – 09:00-11:00 (CEST)

Session 2: 13 July 2023 – 09:00-11:00 (CEST)

Session 3: 20 July 2023 – 09:00-11:00 (CEST)

with the initial orientation session on 3 July 2023 – 09:00-11:00 (CEST)

More information:
For detailed information on the contents and requirements of the course, please refer to the Course’s Guidebook.

How to Apply:

Please fill out the registration form (available in PPT format) and send it to by 9 June 2023

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