Recap on the IVCO Annual Conference

Jihyun, CCIVS Executive Committees focal point for Asia, was invited to participate in the IVCO (International Volunteer Cooperation Organizations) Annual Conference held in Seoul from October 22 to 25.

It was hosted by both the International Forum for Volunteering in Development (FORUM) and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA)

Under the theme “Implementation of the SDGs through Transformative Partnership in Volunteering”, about 150 participants from the public, private and academic sectors and NGOs were assembled to discuss key contemporary issues in international volunteering and development. Furthermore, participants were able to share their practices as solutions for the problems.

After the event, CCIVS brochures and information packets were passed out to participants where they were able to network and share each others ideas.
Over the three-day long event, participants were invited to join a Collaborative Roadmap Workshop at the end of the conference to brainstorm and suggest innovative solutions that could be pursued.

(photo credits: Better World)

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