July 23, 2020
AFoCO meets Ambassadors to the ROK
AFoCO representatives attended a briefing session for Ambassadors to the Republic of Korea on 21 July 2020. The event was hosted by the Korea Forest Service to introduce how the Korean government and AFoco are reflecting global forestry policy trends in on-the-ground efforts in the region. Dr. Lee Yeongjoo, Director of AFoCO’s Planning and Budget Division, took the chance to introduce the organization’s ongoing efforts in applyign for Observer Status to the UN General Assembly and the preparation for the proposal to add AFoCO to the OECD-DAC list of ODA-eligible international organizations. Achieving these endeavors will help AFoCO reach out to more stakeholders in the region.