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General Information and Objectives

The seminar will provide an excellent opportunity for city officials to cooperate and exchange knowledge on urban crime prevention. The workshop is part of UN-Habitat’s Safer Cities Programme and will connect stakeholders in the Asia-Pacific region.

At the workshop UN-Habitat, Seoul Metropolitan Government and CityNet offer:

  • Insights into UN-Habitat’s Global Network on Safer Cities and its regional approach in Asia
  • Site visits and presentations about Seoul’s policies and projects related to urban safety, such as crime prevention through environmental design (CPTED), IT Safety Project and Making Seoul a Safer City for Women Project
  • Presentations on good practice examples for crime prevention and urban safety from cities in the Asia-Pacific region
  • Information about global and regional cooperation

Who Should Attend?

This workshop is designed for city officials.

Seoul Metropolitan Government will provide local transport, meals and accommodation (four nights from 16-20 November 2015) for selected participants. Participants will be selected on a case-by-case basis according to the following criteria:

- Case study/program the applicant can share from her/his city

- Relevance of the applicant’s position and qualifications to the workshop content

- Applicant's ability to contribute to the workshop in English

- Completeness and timeliness of the application

The number of participants for this workshop is limited. Therefore, some applicants may not be selected - even if they match the requirements. Participants will be notified by 30 October 2015. Selected participants should provide a letter of recommendation from the mayor or a senior official of the city they are representing.

Application Deadline: 25 October 2015, Korea Standard Time (KST)

For more information, registration, click here. 


Sayel Cortes (partnerdev@citynet-ap.org)

Felix Kalkowsky (felix@citynet-ap.org)