Participants at the Seoul workshop are obviously enjoying the experience!
Good Shepherd sisters and lay mission partners gathered in two separate locations in South Korea for a workshop on “Deepening the Understanding of Good Shepherd Position Papers.”
The first workshop, held in Chuncheon from 13-14 February 2019, was attended by 55 participants and the second held in Seoul from 16-17 February 2019 was attended by 32 participants. The workshops were facilitated by Ms Theresa Symons, Regional Manager of the Asia Pacific Mission Development Office. On the spot translation was efficiently provided by Sr. Philia Kwon.
Laying the foundation of the position papers via a reflective process on the Congregational Chapter Themes and logo of 2015 & 2021 and an introduction to key UN documents i.e. the Universal Declaration on Human Rights, the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Reading the position papers through the lens of Good Shepherd mission in South Korea.
Application of the position papers in the ministries in South Korea.
The workshop ended with the participants drawing up an action plan for their respective ministries and a commitment to follow through with their plans.
Click here - Workshops South Korea GS Position Papers 2019
Click here - Congregational Position Papers (English)