The 4th Global Alumni Convention organised by IDP, an international education specialist, kicked off in Phnom Penh on Saturday night, where local and international delegates participated in the opening ceremony.
Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Sakhon Veng, who officiated the event, said the convention provides an important platform for alumni from Cambodia and around the world to meet yearly and share their experiences.
This year’s convention consists of three components — the Global Education and Career Expo, the Global Education and Business Forum and the Global Alumni Dinner.
The convention, which is being held at Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra, ends on November 12.
European Union Ambassador to Cambodia, George Edgar in his speech said education is a fundamental human right and essential for poverty eradication, sustainable development, economic growth, peace, and long lasting security and stability.
The English Access Micro-scholarship Program will provide underprivileged children daily access to two years of English-language education. Thirty-five students from the NGO Anjali House have