JCI Asia-Pacific Conference opening in Ulaanbaatar

2017-06-07 17:28:41
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ 3,500 young leaders and business people from 51 countries are arriving in Ulaanbaatar to participate in the Junior Chamber International (JCI) Asia-Pacific Conference 2017, which will take place between June 8 and 11. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs hosted a press conference today in collaboration with JCI.

“The Ministry has been assisting in organizations concerning the visa issuance and diplomatic reception. It can be said that the preparation is complete. This conference is of great significance for Mongolia as it is creating great networking opportunities”, said Deputy Foreign Minister B.Battsetseg.

“It is a golden opportunity for Mongolia to present itself through an international network of young people, which is represented in 120 countries”, highlighted P.Batkhishig, President of JCI Mongolia.
“This is the largest event, in terms of the scope of participation, among the regional events of JCI. The sole purpose of the conference is to facilitate the JCI members, who are of age 18-40, with possibilities to share experiences gained and lessons learned”, JCI President Dawn Hetzel noted.

The JCI ASPAC will incorporate actions targeted to personal development of youth, training sessions for business plan, identifying business opportunities and sharing practices of information and technology cooperation. Each training will award certificates to the trainees. Also, forums will be held under nine key topics concerning regional development.
The General JCI Assembly will be attended by more than 1,800 delegates to outline action plans until 2020.
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