2023 Asia NGO Forum on International Development


The forum is the top event in the international aid field in Taiwan hosted by Taiwan AID. 

The forum will invite international NGO representatives from Kyrgyzstan, Bhutan, Cambodia, Japan, Kyrgyzstan, South Korea, and Nepal, as well as Taiwanese NGO leaders, to share their in-depth analysis and experience.

We welcome everyone to actively participate in this event and have a dialogue with the global and regional NGO communities, working together towards achieving the SDGs goals!


Featured Speaker:

1.  Fr. Jacob Haw Ran Wong, (Chairman, Camillian Foundation Taiwan)

2. Nurgul Dzhanaeva (Co-Chair, CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness, Kyrgyzstan) 

Event Date: 19/6/2023-20/6/2023

Venue: NTU College of Law Tsai Lecture Hall, Taipei, Taiwan

Agenda: https://taiwanaid-my.sharepoint.com/:f:/g/personal/secretariat_taiwanaid...

Registration Fee: General attendees: 500 NTD for two days /300 NTD for one day(Taiwan AID members enjoy 2 free admissions)

Students: 100 NTD 

Registration Link: https://forms.office.com/r/2s9VjQT70h

Organizer: Taiwan Alliance in International Development (Taiwan AID)


1. Bank account information for wire transfer: Account Name: 社團法人台灣海外援助發展聯盟 Number: 5234-86-006707-00 Bank Name: Changhua Bank Minsheng Branch Bank Code: 009

2. After completing the payment, please inform the organizer by phone or email to complete the registration process.

3. The number of seats for this event is limited. If you are unable to attend after registration, please inform the organizer. Thank you.

4. Please provide a valid email address during registration. The organizer reserves the right to verify eligibility.

5. Simultaneous translation in Chinese and English will be provided at the venue.

6. The organizer reserves the right to modify the forum agenda/speakers.


Day 1: 19/6/2023 Mon. 8:30~17:00

Keynote Speech 1:

Localization of International Development: Taiwan's experience 

Fr. Jacob Haw Ran Wong, (Chairman of the Board of Directors, Camillian Foundation Taiwan)

Panel Discussion 1:

Geopolitical Conflicts and Humanitarian Aid



Rey-Sheng Her, Deputy Chief Executive Director

Buddhist  Tzu Chi Foundation, Charity Taiwan

Peter Lin, Chairperson

STUF Asia Pacific Center, Taiwan

Ludivine Houdet, CEO

Médecins Sans Frontières, Taiwan

Meder Tursaliev, Coordinator

Nash Vek Public Foundation, Kyrgyzstan

Chen-Yu Chiu, Founding Director

Taiwan-Reyhanli Centre for World Citizens, Türkiye 


Panel Discussion 2:

The Influence of Digital Transformation on NGOs in the Changing Era



Singing Lee, CEO

Open Culture Foundation, Taiwan

Yi-ling Chen, CEO

Noordhoff Craniofacial Foundation, Taiwan

Caroline Li, CEO

WorldVision Taiwan, Taiwan

Richy Li, Assistant Professor

College of Communication, National Chengchi University, Taiwan


Panel Discussion 3:

NGO New Leaders and Innovation in the Changing Era



Chiayo Kuo, Founder

Taiwan Digital Diplomacy Association, Taiwan

Joyce, Teng, Executive Director

Taiwan Equality Campaign, Taiwan

Sang Doma Sherpa, CEO

Calls Over Ridges Nepal, Nepal

Huy Ly, National Director

One-2-One, Cambodia


Day 2: 2023/06/20 Tue. 8:30~12:30

Keynote Speech 2: 

The Opportunity and Challenge for the SDGs in Asia

Nurgul Dzhanaeva (Co-Chair, CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness(CPDE), Kyrgyzstan)


Panel Discussion 4:

The Practice of Inclusive Partnership



Masaya Onimaru, Chairperson

Japan NGO Center for International Cooperation (JANIC), Japan

Jaeeun Shin, Manager

Korea NGO Council for Overseas Development Cooperation (KCOC), South Korea

Heon Joo Jung, Professor, Associate Dean

College of Social Sciences, Yonsei University, South Korea

Needrup Zangpo, Executive Director

Bhutan Media Foundation, Bhutan

Constance Hsueh-Hong Wang, Director-General  Department of NGO International Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Taiwan


Event Contact:



Mr. Hu