KOICA held a Second Seminar for exchanging of experiences
2009-09-11 Phnom Penh: Around 100 former trainees who have participated in training courses in the Republic of Korea through the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) organized a second workshop on Friday, September 11, 2009 at 08:00 at Imperial Hotel. H.E. Chan Sotheavy, Secretary of State of the Ministry of Justice is the chief guest while KOICA Resident Representative Mr. Kim Byung-gwan is also invited as a special guest for the seminar.
Mr. Seng Setha, Vice President of CAMKAA, and Deputy Director General of General Directorate of Administration, Ministry of Public Works and Transport said that this was the second time that the association had organized the seminar. The main goal of this seminar was to share experiences among members from one field to another field and from one ministry to another ministry.
All alumni were from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC), Ministry of Industry, Mines and Energy, Ministry of Public Works and Transport, Ministry of Women’s Affairs, Ministry of Rural Development, Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction, Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology and Ministry of Health.
Mr. Kim Byung-hwan, Representative of the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) to the Kingdom of Cambodia, said that KOICA’s Development Cooperation Programs have made a significant contribution in this regard, with a total of 1,306 Cambodian participants invited to Korea from 1994 to 2008 for various training and study courses.
The main focus of this union is to renew the acquaintances, to share the valued experiences and knowledge in Korea among KOICA fellows and Cambodia officials and to promote mutual and friendly relationship and partnership between Korea and the Cambodia and to establish a multilateral network of specialists from many disciplines, professional fields, institutions and agencies who have been beneficiaries of KOICA-sponsored scholarship and training programs.