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UN APCICT-UN Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development
Official name : UN Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (UN APCICT)
 
  • Date established : June 16, 2006
  • Office location: 5F, G-Tower, Songdo-dong
  • Managing department : International Cooperations Office, Incheon Metropolitan City
  • Main activities : UN APCICT is a training organization specializing in reducing the information gap between countries across the Asia-Pacific region and developing professionals in information and communication technology.
  • Official website : http://www.unapcict.org/


 
UN ESCAP-UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
Official name : UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific Subregional Office for East and North-East Asia (UN ESCAP)
  • Date established : May 17, 2010
  • Office location : 6F~7F, G-Tower, Songdo-dong
  • Managing department : International Cooperations Office, Incheon Metropolitan City
  • Main activities : UN ESCAP conducts projects in transportation, social development, environment, trade, information communications technology, and disaster mitigation to help the Asia-Pacific region achieve sustainable development.
  • Official website : http://enea.unescap.org/



NEASPEC-North-East Asian Subregional Programme for Environmental Cooperation
Official name : North-East Asian Subregional Programme for Environmental Cooperation (UN NEASPEC)
  • Date established : May 17, 2010
  • Office location : 6F~7F, G-Tower, Songdo-dong
  • Managing department : International Cooperations Office, Incheon Metropolitan City
  • Main activities : UN NEASPEC strives to cooperate with local communities to facilitate economic development and to create a sustainable environment in northeast Asia.
  • Official website : http://www.neaspec.org/



UN CITRAL-UN Commission on International Trade Law
Official name : UN Commission on International Trade Law Regional Centre for Asia and the Pacific (UN CITRAL)
  • Date established : January 10, 2012
  • Office location : 3F, G-Tower, Songdo-dong
  • Managing department : International Cooperations Office, Incheon Metropolitan City
  • Main activities : As a bridge that connects UN CITRAL with Asia-Pacific countries, UN CITRAL fosters regional development and promotes international trade. It also drafts and signs agreements involved with UN CITRAL.
  • Official website : http://www.uncitral.org/uncitral/en/tac/rcap.html



UN ISDR-UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction
Official name : UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction Northeast Asia Office (UN ISDN)
  • Date established : August 11, 2009
  • Office location : 4F~5F, G-Tower, Songdo-dong
  • Managing department : Disaster Response and Recovery Bureau, , Incheon Metropolitan City
  • Main activities : UN ISDR responds to climate change in northeast Asia and acts as a base for disaster reduction efforts by the UN. It also shares technology to forecast and observe factors relevant to disasters, and offers support for disaster prevention programs.
  • Official website : http://www.unisdr.org/incheon/



UN ISDR-UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction
Official name : UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction Global Education and Training Institute (UN ISDR Global Education and Training Institute)
  • Date established : August 11, 2009
  • Office location : 4F~5F, G-Tower, Songdo-dong
  • Managing department : Disaster Response and Recovery Bureau, , Incheon Metropolitan City
  • Main activities : UN ISDR Global Education and Training Institute is the first and only disaster reduction training and research facility in the world run by UN. It offers education and training for disaster reduction technology and develops experts in disaster prevention.
  • Official website : http://www.unisdr.org/incheon/



East Asian-Austrlasian Flyway Partnership Secretariat
Official name : East Asian-Austrlasian Flyway Partnership (EAAFP)
  • Date established : July 1, 2009
  • Office location : 3F, G-Tower (main building), Songdo-dong
  • Managing department : Environment Policy Division, , Incheon Metropolitan City
  • Main activities : EAAFP protects migratory birds and their habitat in northeast Asia. It also helps improve cooperation between interested parties.
  • Official website : http://www.eaaflyway.net/


UNITED NATIONS OFFICE FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
Official name : UN Office for Sustainable Development (UN OSD)
  • Date established : June 8, 2012
  • Office location : Office no. A205, Freedom Hall, Yonsei University International Campus, Songdo-dong
  • Managing department : Environment Policy Division, Incheon Metropolitan City
  • Main activities : UN OSD develops and helps implement sustainable development strategies for developing countries in the Asia-Pacific region. It also offers knowledge forums and training programs pertaining to sustainable development.
  • Official website : http://www.unosd.org/



AFOB-Asian Federation of Biotechnology
Official name : Asian Federation of Biotechnology (AFOB)
  • Date established : May 20, 2010
  • Office location : Office no. 508, Building B of the Annex, Michuhol Tower, Songdo-dong
  • Managing department : Economic Policy Division, Incheon Metropolitan City
  • Main activities : AFOB helps facilitate the exchange of academic and human resources in the bioengineering field in Asia, and supports bioengineering research between different countries. It also supports mutual exchange and dispatch programs for post-doctorate students in Asia.
  • Official website : http://www.afob.org/




Official name : Green Climate Fund (GCF) Secretariat
  • Date established : December 4, 2013
  • Office location : 9F~12F, G-Tower (main building), Songdo-dong
  • Managing department : Green Climate Policy Bureau, Incheon Metropolitan City
  • Main activities : GCF helps developing countries reduce green gas emissions and adapt to climate change.
  • Official website : http://www.gcfund.net/




Global Green Growth Institute, Incheon Office
Official Name: Global Green Growth Institute, Incheon Office
  • Established Date: November 18, 2014
  • Office location : 23F G-Tower, Songdo-dong
  • Main activities : GCF helps developing countries reduce green gas emissions and adapt to climate change.
  • Key Activities: builds the capacity of developing countries to establish green growth policies in conjunction with GCF
  • Official website: http://gggi.org/



A-WEB World Election Commission
Official name : Association of World Election Bodies (A-WEB) Secretariat
  • Date established : April 2, 2014
  • Office location : 24F, G-Tower (main building), Songdo-dong
  • Managing department : Self-Governance Division, Incheon Metropolitan City
  • Main activities : A-WEB provides education and training for public officials in charge of elections as well as politicians. It also helps enhance the expertise of election organizations.
  • Official website : http://www.aweb.org/




WB-World Bank
Official name : The World Bank (WB) Korea Office – International Bank for Reconstruction and Development International Development Association
  • Date established : August 25, 2014
  • Office location : 37F, POSCO E&C Tower, Songdo-dong
  • Managing department : Investment Strategy Planning Division, Incheon Free Economic Zone Authority
  • Main activities : The WB Korea Office has been entrusted with the management of the accumulated funds at GCF for the first three years. It aims to improve efficiency of GCF’s management and facilitate systematic cooperation with other organizations.
  • Official website : http://www.worldbank.org/en/country/korea




 United Nations Project Office on Governance
Official Name: United Nations Project Office on Governance
  • Established Date : 2017 Expected to open during the first half of 2017
  • Office location : G-Tower, Songdo-dong (tentative)
  • Managing Department : International Cooperation Office, Incheon Metropolitan City
  • Key Activities : identifies innovation policies and develops innovation models, supplies programs customized for each country
  • Official website : http://www.unpog.org




Yellow Sea Large Marine Ecosystem, Conservation Office
Official Name: Yellow Sea Large Marine Ecosystem, Conservation Office
  • Established Date : 2017 Expected to open during the first half of 2017
  • Yellow Sea Large Marine Ecosystem
  • Established Date : March 29, 2017
  • Office : 18F G-Tower, Songdo-dong
  • Managing Department : Marine and Island Policy Division, Incheon Metropolitan City
  • Key Activities : restores and services resources in the ecosystem, creates the long-term regional environmental governance framework
  • Website : https://www.unops.org/english/Projects/Pages/Project.aspx?ProjectId=00091007




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UN Depository Library
Official name : UN Depository Library (UN DL)
  • Date established : June 23, 2009
  • Office location : 2F, G-Tower (culture building), Songdo-dong
  • Managing department : Michuhol Library, Incheon Metropolitan City
  • Main activities : UN DL was opened to promote the mission, organization, and activities of the UN and raise international awareness. UN DL in Incheon (DL-423) was designated by Dag Hammarskjold Library (New York), headquarters of the UN Depository Library.
  • Official website : http://un_librarian.blog.me/