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2023 Asia NGO Forum on International Development

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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


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:

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

Speaker Organization
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

Speaker Organization
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

Speaker Organization
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

Speaker Organization
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