Cambodia | 7th National Forum on Volunteerism

SokSiphana&associates (a member of ZICO Law) is a proud participant at the 7th Annual National Forum on Volunteerism on 7 December 2017, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Our Senior Partner in Cambodia, Mr Matthew Rendall, will be speaking on the panel discussing ‘Updates on the volunteering Sector in Cambodia’.

During this year’s National Forum, there will be discussion with panelists on youth employability, volunteerism, and skills development. If you wonder how volunteering assists your future career, join this event to deepen your knowledge through the discussion, NGO information stand, and a special “Harvesting the fruits of volunteerism” game with a special prize!

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07:00 – 07:45Arrival of participants & Registration
07:45 – 08:00Welcome Ceremony National Anthem

Musical entertainment performed by the Cambodian Scouts

08:00 – 08:40Introductory speech

  • Welcome speech from H.E. Tauch Choeun, Director General, General Department of Youth, Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport

Speeches by

  • Ms. Anne Lemaistre, UNESCO Representative
  • H.E. Sean Borath, Secretary of State, Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport, Cambodia
  • Ms. Sokun Socheata, UNYAP youth representative
08:50 – 09:15Refreshment Break and Entertainment
09:15– 10:30Dialogue session 1: Updates on the Volunteering sector in Cambodia

This session will focus on volunteerism for skills and society. It will include a brief introduction on volunteering updates, in Cambodia, in the region and globally. Updates on the Youth Action Plan will also be provided and there will be a panel discussion from government, UN, volunteering organisations and the private sector. This will be followed by Q/A with the participants.

10:15 – 10:30Certificate ceremony for ‘Community action challenge’ volunteers
10:45– 11:45Dialogue session 2: Voices of volunteers: What I learned from my volunteering experiences?
11:45 – 12:00Briefing on afternoon activities
12:00 – 13:30Lunch

  • PLUS Volunteering Fair: Interactive information booths
13:30 – 16:00‘Harvesting the fruits of volunteerism’ – Interactive skill game

  • PLUS Volunteering Fair: Interactive information booths
16:00 – 17:00Entertainment

Key Contacts

Matthew has vast experience in advising foreign and local investors in the areas of corporate
Managing Partner
Phnom Penh