Nepal urban study centre

Nepal Urban study Centre 

( An urban centre of excellence)

Nepal urban study Centre @Green Institute has been introduced to be developed as an urban center of excellence and urban innovation centre in Nepal. Nepal urban study Centre will attempt to be the center of education, learning, knowledge development & sharing,capacity development, idea generation, information dissemination, urban research & analysis, policy discourse. The Centre will be a major platform for young people, government officials, city leaders, scholars, students, policymakers, practitioners, and all concerned stakeholders to meet, interact and seek solutions to critical urban challenges and problems. The centre will serve as a hub for urban scholars, students, policymakers and practitioners to learn, share and apply innovative solutions.

The Centre works to strengthen knowledge, skills, and potentialities of individuals/professionals and governmental/non-governmental institutions including urban developmental stakeholders for sustainable urban planning, design, development and management in Nepal. Nepal urban study centre also promotes the UN Sustainable Development Goal-11 (sustainable cities & communities).

Nepal urban study Centre @Green Institute conducts following activities:

  • Nepal urban study program
  • Short course on smart city
  • City Lab: A short course on urban governance
  • Tailor-made courses
  • Urban events (talk-show, conference, seminar, workshop, discussion, discourse etc.)
  • Capacity development/training activities
  • Urban research and analysis
  • Monitoring, evaluation & learning of urban projects
  • Urban Learning and sharing
  • Urban innovation


Professional Short training Course in Urban governance 

Green Institute has launched “CITY LAB: Professional short training course in urban governance” for city council leaders(Mayors/deputy Mayors), village council leaders, local representatives, administrators, executive officers and managers. Main objective of the course is to develop management, governance, technical and institutional capacity of municipal authorities for strategic, integrated and data-based planning, design and sustainable urban development.

 Course thematic areas:

  • Urban planning and design
  • Legislation
  • Budgeting
  • Resources management/financing
  • Local economic development
  • Local governance
  • Sustainable city development
  • Urban developmental administration
  • Urban governance
  • Leadership

Course duration : One-week

Contact Address
Green Institute
P.O Box 19483
Kathmandu, Nepal
Tel Number: +977 1 5570877