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Jul 29, 2022

KOICA organizes consultative workshop

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Country Director of KOICA Nepal Office Sunghoon Ko Speaking at the function.
Country Director of KOICA Nepal Office Sunghoon Ko Speaking at the function.

Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) organized a consultative workshop for its volunteer partner organizations in Kathmandu on July 28, 2022 Thursday.

According to KOICA Nepal information, 33 participants from different partner organizations had participated in the day-long workshop that reviewed and evaluated KOICA’s volunteer program in Nepal.

The meeting also discussed ways to promote a better policy and effective implementation of volunteer programs in the future with sharing and exchanging the best practices.

Speaking at the function, the Country Director of KOICA Nepal Office Sunghoon Ko said that the main objective of the program was to promote cordial relations existing between Korea and Nepal with KOICA’s program to support Nepal’s economic and social growth.

“As KOICA has given priority for environmental activities it has been trying to incorporate the environment sector in its entire cooperation program,” he informed.

Also at the event, it shed light on the safety and security of KOVs issues, Green ODA programs.

On the occasion, KOICA’s assistance in the Nepal-Korea Friendship Municipality Hospital’s waste management was also lauded.

At the end, KOICA Nepal Office and 10 organizations signed a memo on environmental management aiming to implement the low carbon, energy reduction activities within offices in the days ahead, said the report.

CLICK: A group photo of workshop participants for remembrance.

It is to note that KOICA Volunteer Program is one of the programs aiming to contribute to host countries’ poverty reduction and sustainable development by transferring Korean knowledge, expertise and technology at the grass root level.

Currently, five volunteers are rendering their expertise in various sectors. However, KOICA is committed to increasing its volunteers in Nepal.