KOICA Holds Workshop of Newly Established Department of Environmental Engineering

The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment, the Ministry of Education, Youth, and Sports is organising the first inspiring workshop of the newly established Department of Environmental Engineering in the Royal University of Phnom Penh (RUPP) from Dec. 20-22.

The workshop was attended by Mr. Hyunjun RHO, Country Director of KOICA, Dr. Phal Des, Vice Rector of RUPP, Dr. Kyoung-Woong Kim, Professor & Director of International Environmental Research Institute of GIST, H.E. Dr. Monyneath Vann, Director General at the Ministry of Environmental, Mr. Paolo Dalla Stella, Environmental Policy Specialist of UNDP, Professors from GIST & RUPP.

According to KOICA Cambodia Office’s press release issued this morning, the workshop is under the Project for Establishment of Environmental Engineering in RUPP to Foster the Human Resources of Higher Education in Cambodia from 2021-2026, a US$6.9 million grant from the Republic of Korea.

The project aims at fostering Cambodian experts in environmental engineering who can identify, assess, monitor, and/ or address environmental challenges and contribute to advancing environmental sustainability in Cambodia.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press