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Event Date: Nov 7, 2016
Event Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Workshop on Serving in International NGOs & Information Session of MSocSc (NPM) Programme
November 7, 2016 (Monday)
Time: 19:00 - 20:30
Venue : CJT-5.33, 5/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, HKU
About the Workshop
In recent decades, the number of international non-governmental organizations has skyrocketed. The play significant and varied roles in the changing global development landscape, from implementing and providing financial support for projects, to shaping discourse that influences policy and practice. Sometimes praised and other times reviled, international organizations provide unique and challeging opportunities for those seeking to make a positive impact on world issues. What types of international non-governmental organizations exist and what is it like to work in one? The speakers will share their insights from working in nonprofit organizations and serving on international Boards.
About the Speaker
Dr. Lori Noguchi worked as the President of the Badi Foundation in Macau for over 20 years, helping build institutional capacity in community-based organizations and groups in China that are promoting social and economic development. In addition, she has served for 15 years on an international board working with communities and not-for-profit non governmental organizations throughout Asia. She currently teaches subjects related to International Development and Nonprofit Management at Hong Kong University.