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22 August 2008
Korean volunteers help out in Viet Nam 
Ben Tre, Viet Nam: From 6-16 August 2008, Korean organization Volunteer21 participated in the Vietnam Green Summer Campaign, leading 17 students from the Greenbow youth volunteer group.    Read article
More about: Viet Nam  Youth
21 July 2008
Seminar with Dr. Robert Shumer on service learning by Yoon Jung Kyung
Seoul, Republic of Korea: From July 16 to July 18, a Volunteer Instructor Training Course was held for volunteer leaders. A total of 27 participants from volunteer centres, community welfare centres and other organizations attended and had a chance to learn about various educational methods and teaching techniques as volunteer education instructors.  Read article
More about: Management  Research  Youth
08 April 2008
Car company pushes employee volunteering 
Seoul, South Korea: Better labor management and corporate transparency, cooperation with other companies, developing environmentally friendly vehicles and helping the poor and disabled are among the list of initiatives Hyundai-Kia Automotive Group representatives announced yesterday.  Read article
02 April 2008
More Korean overseas volunteer to get exempted from military service by Kim Yon-se
Seoul, South Korea: More Korean men in their 20s will likely enjoy exemption from compulsory military service under the government's policy to offer benefits to college students.  Read article
More about: Infrastructure
31 March 2008
International volunteer conference highlights Korean volunteers' work 
Seoul, South Korea: According to the Korean Council of Volunteering (KCV), the outstanding work of volunteers in Taean, South Chungcheong Province, devastated by the nation's largest ever oil leak, will be presented during the 20th International Association for Volunteer Effort (IAVE) World Volunteer Conference from 2-5 April in Panama.  Read article
More about: Advocacy


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More aid, support and exchanges for ASEAN  
Korea announced a plan to increase support of the Korea-ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) relationship by expanding Korea's official development assistance to the association's 10 member countries. Moreover, Korea will invite 7,000 students and workers from ASEAN countries by 2015 for vocational training, while sending 10,000 Korean volunteers to share advanced technology in the information and telecommunications sectors.  Visit site
Wrong about volunteerism 
Nowadays, it’s no exaggeration to emphasize the significance of volunteer service. The volunteer sector plays an important role at the national level as an axis of the “new governance,” together with the government and business corporations, because it functions not only as a social safety net but also as a catalyst for national integration.  Visit site