Notice

June 14, 2019

다문화 청소년 글로벌 산림캠프(하계 1차, 2차, 3차 모집)

Announcement for the Global Forest Summer Camp for Young Children*This program is for families based in Korea. 이메일 또는 팩스 접수(greenfund@afocosec.org/ 02-785-8970) 

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April 08, 2019

[CLOSED] 2020 Landmark Scholarship Program

The Secretariat would like to call for applications for the “2020 Landmark Scholarship Program”. The 2020 Landmark Scholarship will be offered to three (3) recipients – one (1) Doctoral degree recipient (PhD) and two (2) Master’s degree recipients (MSc) selected among candidates nominated by Focal Officials of the participating countries in the Landmark Scholarship Program. The number of scholarship recipients selected for each degree course may change within the above admission quota depending on the application and admission status. Each participating country is kindly requested to submit a Recommendation Letter nominating one (1) applicant to the Secretariat by 30 June 2019. The nominated applicants should submit the required application documents listed in the Guidelines for the 2020 Landmark Scholarship Program to the Secretariat by the aforementioned date as well. Scholarship recipients will begin their studies from March 2020 in the universities that they have gained admission into among the nine (9) universities participating in the Landmark Scholarship Program.Please kindly refer to the attached documents for more detailed information.

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March 28, 2019

(EVENT) Asia Pacific Forestry Week 2019

Asia-Pacific Forestry Week (APFW) is an event attached to the Asia-Pacific Forestry Commission (APFC) of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Hosted by the government of the Republic of Korea, the APFW 2019 will be held in Incheon, Korea on 17-21 June 2019 under the theme “Forests for Peace and Well-being”. STREAM 1:“Restoring Our Forests and Landscapes”, with its co-stream leader agencies, the Asian Forest Cooperation Organization (AFoCO), the Asia-Pacific Network for Sustainable Forest Management and Rehabilitation (APFNet) and the Pacific Community (SPC), will provide a platform for players in the region to share insights, explore solutions and innovations, build collaborations, and expand their networks in forest restoration. The stream will not only discuss different restoration focuses and approaches but also explore the linkages between restoration efforts and financing and investment opportunities, including the involvement of the private sector.

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March 13, 2019

(EVENT) International Workshop on Achievements & the Way Forward of AFoCO

Date: 23 April 2019Time: 09:00-16:00Venue: Hanyang 1, 3rd Floor, Courtyard Marriott-Seoul Namdaemun This Workshop will be a venue for the sharing of past experiences and activities of AFoCO and to explore the way forward for AFoCO as well as the forest cooperation in the region. A. Opening Remarks Overview of regional forest cooperation activities of AFoCO and activities by strategic areas B. Presentations on sharing experiences Presentation 1: Conservation of forest genetic resources in Asia and forest rehabilitation Presentation 2: National forest plan and mangrove rehabilitation Presentation 3: Trend of community based forest management and relationship of local livelihood improvement and forestry in Asia C. Presentations on future forest cooperation in Asia Keynote:“Expected strategies to cope with changing forestry and changing needs on the community level and the region” Presentation 4: AFoCO Strategic Plan and overview of projects Presentation 5: Direction of adaptation and mitigation projects in forestry and future opportunities in Asia Presentation 6: Needs in forest sector in Asia and expectations/role of AFoCO D. Panel Discussion: “Future of AFoCO” Panel discussion Wrap-up and closing

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March 13, 2019

(MEETING) Second Session of the Assembly

The Second Session of the Assembly of the Asian Forest Cooperation Organization (AFoCO) will be organized back to back with the International Workshop on Achievements and Way Forward of AFoCO. 2nd Session of the Assembly in special session Date: 24-25 April 2019Venue: Room 101, Hwabaek International Convention Center (HICO), Gyeongju– Address: 507, Bomun-ro, Gyeongju-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do, Korea– Tel: +82-54-702-1050– Website: http://www.crowncity.kr/hico/en/about/whyhico.do The International Workshop on Achievements and Way Forward of AFoCO (CLICK HERE)

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March 11, 2019

[CLOSED] Vacancy Notice

VACANCY NOTICE Publication/Transmission Date 11 March 2019 Deadline for Application 31 March 2019 Position RETC Officials Level 5 Type of Appointment Fixed-Term  Duration of Appointment Two (2) years (Renewable contingent on performance)  Indicative Annual Salary USD17,000 to 27,000 (To be decided after consultation) Eligible Nationality Legal resident of Myanmar with relevant work permits Organization Unit Regional Education and Training Division of  the Asian Forest Cooperation Organization Secretariat Duty Station Regional Education and Training Center (RETC) Yangon, Myanmar Expected Date for Entry on Duty At the earliest possible date after consultation [CLOSED]

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November 21, 2018

[CLOSED] Vacancy Notice (Support staff)

VACANCY NOTICE Publication/Transmission Date 21 November 2018 Deadline for Application 11 December 2018 Position Support Level 1 Type of Appointment Fixed-Term Duration of Appointment Two (2) years(Renewable contingent on performance) Indicative Annual Salary USD38,000 to 39,000  (To be decided after consultation) Eligible Nationality A national of the Republic of Korea or a non-Korean national with legal residence and work permits in Korea Organization Unit Asian Forest Cooperation Organization Secretariat Duty Station Seoul, Republic of Korea (HQ)  (location of headquarter office may be subject to change) Expected Date for Entry on Duty In December 2018(To be decided after consultation) [CLOSED]

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November 13, 2018

[CLOSED] Vacancy Notice (Professional staff)

VACANCY NOTICE Publication/Transmission Date 21 November 2018 Deadline for Application 11 December 2018 Position Profession Level 1 Type of Appointment Fixed-Term Duration of Appointment Two (2) years (Renewable contingent on performance) Indicative Annual Salary USD46,000 to 57,000 (To be decided after consultation) Eligible Nationality AFoCO Member Countries at the time of this notice being published – Bhutan, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Myanmar, Republic of Korea, Timor Leste, and Viet Nam Organization Unit Asian Forest Cooperation Organization Secretariat Duty Station Seoul, Republic of Korea (HQ) / Yangon, Myanmar (location of headquarter office may be subject to change ) Expected Date for Entry on Duty In December 2018 (To be decided after consultation) [CLOSED]

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September 20, 2018

(MEETING) First Session of the Assembly

First Session of the Assembly of the Asian Forest Cooperation Organization (AFoCO) DATE: 12-13 November 2018VENUE:  Sapphire Ballroom, Lotte Hotel World, Seoul Nominated delegates are kindly requested complete online registration by 25 October 2018.

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