On June 21, 2018, Amb. Dho Young-shim, Chairperson of ICF and UN SDGs Advocate had a meeting with the President of the International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), Dr. Mi-kyung LEE, together with Mr. Lee Jae Young, a 5 term Member of the National Assembly of the Republic of Korea, in order to discuss ICF projects such as the Training Tourism Talents for Today and Tomorrow initiative.
Meeting with Mr. Andrii Nikolaienko, Coordinator of the Ukrainian Business Initiative, to discuss potential collaboration, within the framework of ICF fundraising programme through the cosmetic industry.
As part of its activities aimed at fostering friendly and mutually beneficial relationships between Korea and other countries, the International Charity Foundation (ICF) has been instrumental in launching the K-Beauty initiative in order to support cooperation between Korean and overseas cosmetics companies.
Within this framework, and at the initiative of Amb. Dho Young-shim, UN SDGs Advocate and Chairperson of ICF, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed in April 2018 between ICF and Korean cosmetics companies in order to raise funds through CSR activities. Within this framework, ICF participated in a K-Beauty Showcase in Madrid, Spain, on June 7, 2018, together with KOTRA.
On May 29, 2018, a Memorandum was signed between the International Charity Foundation (ICF) represented by Amb. Dho Young-shim, Chairman of ICF and UN SDGs Advocate, and the company Brand Builders, represented by Ms. Sarah Jihyeon KIm, for the joint promotion of K-Beauty and Korean cosmetics companies abroad, and the financial support of these companies to ICF as part of their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities. The MoU signing as witnessed by Ms. Catherine GERMIER-HAMEL, Founder & CEO of Millennium Destinations, and ICF Advisory Consultant.