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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 City of London is part of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR). It is the 25th international training and research centre of the CIFAL Global Network and is the only centre in the United Kingdom.
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.
The International Training Centre for Authorities and Leaders in Malaga (CIFAL Málaga was established in 2018 with the vision of becoming a training center of reference for the entire Mediterranean, where local, regional and national leaders can acquire skills that allow them to advance sustainable development in their communities and, ultimately improve the quality of life of their citizens.

CIFAL Malaga's mission is to offer training opportunities and exchange of best practices, tools and strategies between local and regional authorities, international organizations, private sector and civil society; and to support local actors, improving their decision-making processes by increasing their leadership in the implementation of innovative solutions at the local level, having an impact on the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the 2030 Agenda.
CIFAL Merida was created in 2012 as a partnership between UNITAR and Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste (ASUR) aimed at developing capacities in Mexico and Central America on disaster risk management and tourism as a driver of economic development.

The city of Merida was selected to host the CIFAL Center due to its strategic location and expertise in disaster risk management, given the region's proclivity to hurricanes and weather-related disasters.

CIFAL Merida works to enhance the city’s expertise on disaster management and on how to minimize the impact of hurricanes. The centre also engages in facilitation of the exchange of best practices concerning tourism and how it can contribute to economic growth and sustainable development.
CIFAL Miami is a center established in 2018 in alliance with the Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja (UTPL) that aims to train local governments to promote the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) in Latin America.
CIFAL Newcastle is hosted by the University of Newcastle (UON) in Australia serving as a hub for the Asia Pacific region, leveraging UON's disciplinary strengths in areas such as disaster preparedness and reconstruction, sustainable development and urban resilience.
CIFAL Philippines is hosted by the University of the Philippines (UP) serving as a hub for the Asia-Pacific region, leveraging UP's disciplinary strengths in areas such as public policy, migration and development.

The CIFAL jointly with the UP and its Center for Integrative and Development Studies (CIDS) aims to enhance data on Philippine migration and contribute to develop sound public policies.

It will also serve as a hub for capacity building on how to implement the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals at the local level.
The mission of CIFAL Płock is to promote cooperation, and knowledge-sharing and the exchange of experiences between sub-national actors in Central and Eastern Europe, to enhance the region’s potential and activeness in the area of local sustainable development. The vision of CIFAL Płock is to become a centre of excellence for sustainable local development in Central and Eastern Europe.