2017 1st World Friends KOICA International Development Professional Volunteering Holding a Starting Ceremony
KOICA(Korea International Cooperation Agency) held a starting ceremony during the morning in April 14 at the World Friends Seoul Education Center located in Seocho-gu. In the ceremony, Youngryul Kim(Vice president of World Friends Seoul Education Center), 8 professional volunteers and 12 other employers participated.
The professional volunteering group will be dispatched to four countries including East Timor, Morocco, Ethiopia and Cote d’Ivoire and work in the fields of international development and IT for a year. While working with government agencies, institutes, international organizations, international NGOs in developing countries, they are expected to contribute to improving regional economies by supporting research and public policy development.
※ International Development Professional Volunteering : Initiated in September 2015 for training competent people in area of expertise. So far, a total of 35 professional volunteers have been dispatched.