MOWCAP and the Asia Culture Center have renewed their cooperation for a further three years at a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signing ceremony held today in Seoul, Korea.
Dr. Lee Jinsik, Acting President of the Asia Culture Center, and Mr. Kwibae Kim, Chair of MOWCAP, signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), which provides a framework of cooperation to promote the protection, preservation, awareness, universal access to and use of the documentary heritage in Asia and the Pacific.
Through the MOU, MOWCAP and the ACC will continue to develop and organise activities including exhibitions, publications, seminars, talks and other education and outreach activities, including the extension of the MOWCAP-ACC Small Grants program. In addition, the ACC will also continue to host the MOWCAP Office for a further three years.
In his remarks at the ceremony, Dr Lee Jinsik shared that “the ACC’s mission is to create, produce and distribute cultural contents based on studying, researching and archiving cultural resources in Asia and the Pacific. In this regard, we see a close alignment with the vision and mission of MOWCAP and we are looking forward to continuing and expanding our cooperation”
Mr. Kwibae Kim stated that “I sincerely thank our partner, the Asia Culture Centre, whose support has made a number of important initiatives possible for the preservation of our region’s rich documentary heritage. I would also like to thank the Asia Culture Institute, who have generously supported the work of the MOWCAP Office. We look forward to continuing our cooperation for the benefit of MOWCAP’s members in the Asia-Pacific.