International Volunteer Day 2018

Youth Star Cambodia joined the 8th National Forum on Volunteerism and 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 5th, 2018, at the Institute of Technology of Cambodia (ITC) in Phnom Penh.


The ceremony opened with a welcome speech from H.E. Tauch Choeun, Director General of the General Department of Youth, MoEYS. 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, MoEYS, 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 the topic, and our volunteers Ms. Sok Makara, Ms. Sar Reaksmey, and Ms. Peang Sopheany all shared about their experience as well.