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CIFAL Argentina was established in 2016 with the objective of contributing to develop and strengthen leadership and management capacities of government officials to better respond to development challenges, supporting actions at the international, national and local level to make the Sustainable Development Goals and the 2030 Agenda a reality.

CIFAL aims to facilitate the transfer of knowledge and best practices, to encourage cross-sectoral collaboration, and to contribute to advance sustainable development.
CIFAL Atlanta’s mission is to develop and strengthen the capacities of government authorities, private sector representatives and civil society leaders around the world in the areas of economic development, environmental sustainability and social development.

CIFAL Atlanta relies on a facilitative approach that promotes the transfer of experiences, skills, and best practices.
CIFAL Bogota
“Based in Latin America’s greenest city, CIFAL Curitiba’s main objective is to offer training opportunities aimed to build capacities of key decision-makers, at different levels, to plan and design cities in a sustainable way, and to address key dimensions of sustainable development. The target audience of the training sessions consists mainly of representatives from public,private and third sector parties working with local development. The Centre is sponsored by the Social Service of Industry of Paraná – SESI/PR and the Federation of Industries of the Paraná State - FIEP.”
CIFAL Dakar was established in January 2019 in collaboration with the Municipality of Dakar with the objective of strengthening the capacities of government authorities, private sector representatives and civil society leaders in the areas of urban governance and planning, capacity for Agenda 2030, and social Inclusion.
CIFAL Durban provides training to local government authorities to help them to identify the most pressing development challenges, learn how to conduct strategic urban planning processes and better respond to local development related issues. The Centre plays a key role in strengthening governance by strengthening capacities of local authorities in South Africa.
CIFAL Flanders offers a wide range of activities related to Leadership for Sustainability through training workshops and seminars; briefings; conferences and public lectures; side events; and online courses. It also engages in training-related and other advisory support services to governments aimed at achieving broader social and economic development outcomes, such as developing institutional capacities.
CIFAL Jeju (South Korea) was established in 2010, to build regional and local governments capacities for green growth and human security through an annual series of specialised workshops. Based in South Korea’s southern most territory, Jeju Special Self-Governing Province, which has been designated as the “Island of World Peace” by the Korean government in 2005, CIFAL Jeju shares South Korea’s expertise in green growth and human security, to exchange knowledge and good practices and to strengthen City-to-City Cooperation (C2C) in the region.
CIFAL Madrid was established in 2017 as a partnership between UNITAR and the Royal Automobile Club of Spain (RACE). CIFAL Madrid aims to benefit government officials and leaders around the world by delivering training that enhances the capacities of government officials and stakeholders on road safety. The CIFAL provides a range of learning opportunities on road safety management and to facilitate knowledge sharing between public servants and leaders from Spain, Europe, Middle East and Africa.
CIFAL Maghreb was established with the support of the Ministry of Interior and Local Governments of the Republic of Algeria with two key objectives; firstly to support and complement the existing training activities for local authorities by strengthening the trainer’s capacity to leverage new training practices, educational procedures and specific methodological components; and secondly to enhance the skills and professional performance of local actors to better respond to modern challenges related to the management of local public services.