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Online Learning Platform Launching

This workshop will gather around 45 people from a variety of organizations with experience in topics related to education, environmental and natural resources, gender, journalism, and legal aids, including CSS cluster members, CSOs/CBOs, INGOs, researchers, indigenous youth, and women groups. Participants from 10 to 15 people in the target provinces will be invited.

Objectives of the workshop

  1. To officially introduce the Learning Platform and how it was developed,
  2. To gather user feedback on the look and functionality and suggestions from all key stakeholders,
  3. To call for increased collaboration on data and resource sharing.

About the organizer: Open Development Cambodia (ODC), with financial support from USAID Cambodia through Family Health International (FHI 360) for the Civil Society Support (CSS) Project, has developed a new Learning Platform that serves as a free one-stop-shop knowledge-sharing portal, aggregating best practices, and lessons learned by the cluster members of the Civil Society Support (CSS) project.

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