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By: Israel O. Rudio, Provincial Information & Tourism Office-La Union

Selected employees of the Provincial Government of La Union (PGLU) attended a Certificate Course on Planning and Strategy for Sustainable Community Development on November 9-12, 2016 at Enderun Colleges, Taguig City.

Sponsored by Enderun Colleges, one of the leading international schools in the country and Yeungnam University, one of South Korea’s top universities through a Memorandum of Agreement with the PGLU, the four-day course was patterned after Saemul Undong. Also known as New Community Development, it was a political initiative during the 70s by then South Korean President Park Chung-hee which successfully modernized the rural South Korean economy. It gives emphasis on innovation movement to break the cycle of poverty and aims for change and creation of a new environment and community movement for formation of spiritual values and modernization based on social principles and spirit of community.
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