On 17th September 2016, Cambodia-Korea Alumni Association (CAMKAA) organized a seminar on “Sharing Knowledge with our Friends” at CAMBODIANA Hotel from 8:00 AM until 12:30 PM under the financial support of KOREA International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), which was presided over by H.E. Ly Savuth, President of CAMKAA and Mr. Jeong Yun Gil, Country Director of KOICA Cambodia.
The Seminar aimed at sharing knowledge, skills and experiences among CAMKAA members about what they gained from training in Korea and how they applied them in Cambodia within their ministries/agencies.
Two guest speakers presented about (1) ICT in public administration and (2) ASEAN Economics Integration. Moreover, the participants discussed over the CAMKAA’s constitution for amendments.
On 19th and 20th of September 2015, CAMKAA in collaboration with Sok Sabay team had a field trip to Koh Kong Province with attendance of 50 participants (29 from Sok Sabay team, 12 from KOICA Cambodia Office and 9 from CAMKAA). The participants were divided into two groups. One group is to prepare the construction of toilets for Mondul Sima Ram Primary School, and other group is to paint the school and draw the flower on the school wall of Smach Meanchey Primary School. This is considered as social activities for the benefits of the public. The field trip was financially supported by KOICA with contribution from participants.
The annual Cambodia-Korea Friendship Night was once again held on Thursday, December 04, 2014 at InterContinental Hotel under the cooperation of the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and the Cambodia Korea Alumni Association (CAMKAA) and the support from the Embassy of Korea to the Kingdom of Cambodia. (Video from Hang Meas HDTV).
Phnom Penh: (KOICA, December 22, 2012): The “2012 Korea-Cambodia Friendship Night” was co-hosted by the Embassy of the Republic of Korean and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) to enhance friendship between the Republic of Korea (RoK) and the Kingdom of Cambodia, was held in Phnom Penh on Friday, December 21, 2012.
A gala night promoting the friendship between the Republic of Korea and the Kingdom of Cambodia was held every year in Phnom Penh. This year marked the 11th annual reception with the participation of around 250 members from all relevant ministries of Cambodia including the higher ranking officers of Cambodia, the Cambodia-Korea Alumni Association (CAMKAA) members. In addition to beautiful pictures captured by members of the Cambodia-Korean Alumni Association (CAMKAA), there were performances showcasing the two countries’ cultures including Gangnam Style Performance.
Attending the event, the RoK Ambassador to Cambodia, H.E. Kim Han Soo, said it was a fitting time for the event, and the agreement to promote the relationship between the two countries to the level of a strategic cooperative partnership. He expressed his wish that cooperation between the Republic of Korea and Cambodia would be constantly developed.
CAMKAA is an initiative among Cambodian former trainees from Korea and KOICA, which was established in 2007. At the moment, there are around 250 former Cambodian trainees from Korea who registered as members of CAMKAA, including 9 board members who are responsible for directing and managing the activities of the association.
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