Launch of the Call for Applications for the 2020 SHRDC-GSEF Capacity-Building Program (Spring 2020)

The call for applications for the 2020 SHRDC-GSEF Capacity-building Program on Social and Solidarity Economy (Spring session) is now open! This program is co-organized by GSEF and the Seoul Human Resource Development Center (SHRDC), which hosts the Headquarters of the METROPOLIS International Training Institute (MITI).

When?  From 19 to 25 April 2020
Where?  Seoul, South Korea
Who?  French-speaking managers and officials from cities & local, regional and metropolitan governments.
*Please note that only candidates from a selected number of countries can submit an application
How to apply? By completing and submitting the enclosed application form by email at Please note that travel grants covering all or part of travel expenses will only be available to GSEF members (more information on membership application is available here).
Application deadline: 10 February 2020


A detailed overview, including information about the programme purpose & content and the desired profile of candidates, is enclosed along with the application form (in French only).

Accommodation, meals, and transportation in Seoul will be covered for the duration of the program. Travel expenses airline ticket and visa cost if necessary are to be born by participants (travel grants covering all or part of travel expenses will only be available to direct or indirect GSEF members).
Indirect GSEF members include cities, local/regional governments that are members of an association or network of local or regional governments that is in turn a member of GSEF. For further information on membership to GSEF, please refer to the dedicated page on our website.

Requests for information should be addressed to Benjamin Jouannes, Coordinator in the GSEF Secretariat: