International Volunteer Day 2018

Youth Star Cambodia joined the 8th National Forum on Volunteerism and the International Volunteer Day 2018 organized by Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport (MoEYS) and United Nations Volunteers (UNV) in close partnership with civil society (represented by VolCam) and the private sector. The events took place on December 5, 2018, at the Institute of Technology of Cambodia (ITC) in Phnom Penh.

The ceremony opened with the welcome speech from H.E. Tauch Choeun, Director General, General Department of Youth, Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport. Speeches from Ms. Pauline Tamesis, United Nations Resident Coordinator, Ms. Heang Vannary, Youth Representative from Pilot Volunteer Program, and H.E. Sean Borath, Secretary of State, Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport followed.

This event became a sharing platform for both knowledge and experience on volunteerism in Cambodia. Our Youth Star Executive Director, Mr. Luy Tech Chheng joined as panelist to discuss on youth volunteerism in Cambodia. We had also one of our volunteer Ms. Sok Makara who has shared their volunteering projects on stage.

As part of the event in the afternoon, our volunteers Ms. Sar Reaksmey, and Ms. Peang Sopheany also shared about their volunteer experience volunteer, opportunity, and benefit of volunteering.

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