Breakout Sessions: Flipping the SDGs
1. Monitoring the SDG’S (Room: SALON B)
Pairing advocacy channels with volunteers to engage citizen and strengthen their relationship with authorities in power
Meaningful engagement through community-led monitoring and social media to engage in activities around the SDGs and the Volunteer National Review.
KHURSHID KHAN Senior Programme Manager, VSO
UNDRAL GOMBODORJ Chairperson, Network of Mongolian Volunteer Organizations
TAZEEN HOSSAIN Program Manager, VSO
Samiuddin Ahmed Programme Specialist, Environment and Development Division, UN ESCAP
2. Partnering for SDGs (Room: UBONCHARD)
Transformative corporate partnerships and how to strengthening the sector with a partnership framework and measuring the social value of employee volunteering
SACHAL ANEJA Asia-Pacific Corporate Engagement Manager ,VSO
ADRIENNE PICONE Chief Executive Officer ,Volunteering Australia
PRISCILLA MORLEY Corporate Social Investment Specialist, Discovery Johannesburg Area
Miyeon Park Portfolio Specialist, UNV Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific
3. Unlocking volunteering in rapid growing metropolitan and culturally diverse communities (Room: JAMJUREE)
Adopted volunteer models in a changing world of migration and rapid growth. How to create a volunteer mind-set to create new happy communities in culturally diverse populations.
RICH BRUBAKER Founder, HandsOn China / Collective Responsibility
RUMBI MABAMBE Executive Officer, Chain Reaction Foundation
Emiliya Asadova Programme Analyst, UNV Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific
4. Let’s Talk Volunteering! (Room: SALON A)
An opportunity to meet members of the IAVE Team and find out more about the work of the organisation including meeting the new Executive Director Nichole Cirillo. We will share what is happening with leadership development,
global corporate volunteering, working with partners to deliver the SDGs and IAVE’s newest initiative ‘Volunteering
Together’, find out about Global Friends and Ambassadors for Volunteering.
NICHOLE CIRILLO Executive Director, the International Association for Volunteer Effort (IAVE)
YOONAE PARK IAVE Boardmember and Regional Representative for Asia Pacific.
LORRIE FOSTER Director of Corporate Strategy, the International Association for Volunteer Effort (IAVE)
WENDY OSBORNE OBE Senior Consultant, the International Association for Volunteer Effort (IAVE)
5. Let’s Creative Innovative Ways of Collaboration Across Asia Pacific (Room: KRISNA)
Join this interactive forum to meet and connect with practitioners from different sectors. Learn about their development projects and how it might link to your work. Actively engage to find practical ways of working together and creating new forms of collaborations for the benefit of all.
LEO HUNG Chairperson of Supervisory, Association of Volunteers Social Service Macau
Xiaofan Qian (April) Project Manager of Association of Volunteers Social Service Macau