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New MOU signals strengthened cooperation

01 May, 2008 News Center 1,022

On March 14th and 19th, the KDI School and the Asia Foundation (TAF) agreed and acknowledged the Memorandum of Understanding between the KDI School of Public Policy and Management and the Asia Foundation for International Development Cooperation Capacity Building Program (MOU). The objective of this Program is to strengthen the capacity of Korean government international staff, NGO leaders and staff, KDI School students and other institutions in terms of development assistance projects in developing countries. This program is also designed to provide exposure of Korea’s experiences regarding economic, social and political development for government officials and NGO representatives from developing Asian countries. Besides that, it will promote dialogue between Korea and other Asian countries for the common goals and strategies among the relevant partners. According to the MOU, short to long term fellowship projects, observation trips to Korea projects and international conferences on development cooperation will be organized by the two parties (KDI School and TAF).

By Nguyen Mai Phuong (2008 MPP, Vietnam)