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From an MIZY center opened in 2000 to the present the history of the MIZY will continue today.

2013

Opened global youth forum "Youth Advocacy Workshop on Cultural Diversity"
MIZY Humanities Academy
3 million books donated to Seoul City “Promoting reading culture”
Delivery ceremony of Shoes of Hope and signed agreement with Burmese Migrant Worker's Education Committee (BMWEC) for culture exchange
Started global theme centered education (10 schools in Seoul, 65 classes, and 1,616 participants)
MIZY everyday-life Humanities camp (Hongsung, Dobong, Seochun)
Competition of creative idea from vocational high school training creative manpower program
Workshop about knowing different parts of us “talk about immigrants’ itinerary, settlement, and return”
World lecture of great scholar(Antoine Compagnon, etc.)
Opened workshop about youth’s human right “human right trampled by economy”
Shoes of Hope (25,000 participants at Gwanghwamun square)
Deep-rooted world heritage (56 joining organizations, 169 classes, 3,743 participants)
Singed with Seoul Youth Hostel for business support (MOU)
Delivered 4,895 shoes to upper middle region of Vietnam, including Hue
4th Int'l exchange programming camp
Singed agreement with NPO PANGAEA (designated PANGAEA as the first overseas branch)
Singed agreement with Korea Writers Association

2012

Donation of books (40,000) to Seoul City “Promoting Reading Culture” Program
Shoes of Hope
• Delivery
Agreement on Cultural Exchange (VAPCR)
Workshop for Asian Youth Educators
• 4 countries (Taiwan, Vietnam, India, Indonesia)
Signed China Youth Corps (CYC) Agreement
Signed Art Miles Mural Project (AMMP) Agreement
Signed Global Citizens for Sustainable Development (GCSD) Agreement
Signed Shoes of Hope Festival Agreement (AMMP)
International Youth Workshop on Cultural Heritage Redemption
Visit Corporations Program for Specialized High School Students
• 6 Teams, 95 Students, 40 Corporations
The Daesan Foundation was entrusted to operate MIZY Center

2011

Shoes of Hope Festival was certified as ESD Official Project by UNESCO
Korea-Europe Exchange Project
● Germany and Norway
Shoes of Hope Exposition
● Seoul Plaza
Workshop for Asian Youth Educators
● 4 times (Cambodia and Nepal)
Korea-India Forum
‘11 International Youth Exchange Agreement with Seoul City
Seoul Global Youth Leader Expedition
● 24 teams to 24 countries (139 participants)
MIZY-Foreign Embassies in Korea Cooperation Projects
● 4 times (Denmark, Mongolia, Brazil and Morocco)
International Video Conference
● 4 times (Kuwait, Australia, India and Taiwan)
Celebration of 11th Anniversary
Signed Agreement on Global Youth Leadership Program with Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education
Saturday Global Learning Regular Visit Program
Launch of First Youth Reporters Team

2010

• Shoes of Hope
  - Delivered 7,500 pairs of shoes to Nepal
  - Opening of “High1 Library of Hope” in Kathmandu, Nepal
• Workshops for Youth Workers on International Exchange
• MIZY's website recommended by Korea Communication Standards Commission
• SNS (Facebook, Twitter, Blog) / Online press relase began
• Creative Arts Education Project
• MIZY Center signed MOU with Kookmin Ilbo
• Cooperation with NGO GCSD to host Asian Citizens Assembly 2010 and Korea-China-India Forum 2010 in Bangalore, Pondicherry and Chennai in India
• Education for Sustainable Development(ESD) Workshop Series
• International Video Conference - Texas, New York, USA / Kuwait
• Tukery Konya Exchange Project
• Signed MOU with NGO GCSD(Global Citizens for Sustainable Development) in Bangalore, Indian to host Korea-India Forum for 2011 and 2012
• MIZY's 7 programs authenticated by UNESCO as projects of 'International Year for the rapprochement of cultures'
• Intercultural Sensitivity Measurement and Consulting (Intercultural Development Inventory, IDI)
• Lecture Series on International Activities - 5 sessions
• Global Youth Leadership Training Program
23 Teams (139 youth delegates) to 23 countries
• ASEAN Cultural Exchange Project - Myanmar
• UNGO International Activities Fair
• International Activities Clubs Support for 5 Clubs
• MIZY&EMBASSY - Peru, Sweden, Vietnam, Nepal
• Signed MOU with Mapo Youth Culture Center in order to co-host Pangaea Project(April-December)
Signed Agreement with Kyoto University
• City Design Exchange Project - Korea and United Kingdom
• Overseas Vocational Training Program(1 team for Finland and Sweden, 2 teams for Japan)
• Creative Leaders in Seoul (Int'l exchange programming camp for youth planners)

2009

• Received Bronze Prize from 2009 Good Neighbors Korea Volunteer Award
• Shoes of Hope
  - Delivered 12,000 Pairs pf shoes to Cambodia
  - Opening of “High1 Library of Hope” in Seam Rip, Cambodia
• Workshops for Youth Workers on International Exchange
• Youth Delegation to International Conferences
    - ‘The 39th CIOFF (International Council of Organizations for Folklore Festivals and Folk Art) Conference’
• Contract with High1 Resort – ‘Shoes of Hope’ Festival
• ‘Shoes of Hope’ Exhibition at Cheonggye Square
• Intercultural Sensitivity Measurement and Consulting (Intercultural Development Inventory, IDI)
• Korea UNESCO International English Competition
• Collaborative Contemporary Art Project - Standing by 000
    - Exhibition at Dukwon Gallery
• The 4th BroSis Project
• Contract with Alternative Space Loop - Collaborative
• Lecture Series on International Activities (4 sessions)
• Youth Delegation to International Conferences
    - ‘The 33rd UNESCO General Assembly’
• Contract with Kukmin Ilbo, ITE Committee – Hosted UNESCO International English Competition
• Global Youth Leadership Training Program
    - 20 Teams (108 youth delegates) to 21 countries
• Korea-Turkey Exchange Project
• Integrated Education of World Cultural Heritage
    - 200 Classes, about 7,000 participants
• Seoul Sister City Youth Project with Thailand
    - 4 Seoul Youth Delegates to Thailand
• MIZY & Embassy
    - Republic of South Africa, Germany, Indonesia
• Pangaea Project (8 sessions)
• International Video Conferences
    - Thailand, U.K., Philippines, U.S.A)
• Youth Delegation to International Conferences
    - ‘Youth Climate Conference Asia’
• International Activities Clubs Support for 5 Clubs
• Shoes of Hope
    - Delivered 5,000 Pairs to Bangladesh

2008

• Contract for the youth signed between the Seoul Metropolitan Government and Korean National Commission for UNESCO (2009-2011)
• Training Workshops for Youth Workers on International Exchange
• Youth Delegation to International Conferences
    - ‘The 38th CIOFF (International Council of Organizations for Folklore Festivals and Folk Art) Conference’
• Shoes of Hope
    - Festival at Seoul Plaza
    - Exhibition at Cheonggye Square
• Lecture from Technical High School Expert
• Integrated Education of World Cultural Heritage (Second-Half)
    - 91 Classes participated
• Youth Delegation to International Conferences
    - 16th General Assembly of ICOMOS (International Council on Monuments and Sites)
• Collaborative Contemporary Art Project - Standing by 000
• The 3rd BroSis Project "Youth Participation for the Sustainable Development of Cities"
• Youth Delegation to International Conferences
    - WHC (World Heritage Committee) The 32nd General Assembly
    - The Holocaust Conference
• Signed MOU with Department of Digital Culture & Contents, Hanyang University
• Global Youth Leadership Training Program
    - 19 Teams (92 youth delegates) to 16 countries
• International Video Conferences (U.S.A., U.K., Serbia)
• Pangaea Project (8 sessions)
• Integrated Education of World Cultural Heritage (First-Half, 11 sessions)
• Signed MOU with Focus News Network
• Lecture Series on International Activities (9 sessions)
• MIZY & Embassy
    - Australia, Switzerland, Greece, India
• Shoes of Hope
    - Received The Earth Trustee Award from Earth Society Foundation
    - Delivered 4,000 pairs of shoes to Uganda

2007

• Global Youth Leader Training Project II-Japan, Korea, France, Switzerland, Germany
• Contract with Language Grid Operation Center (Kyoto University) Agreement
• Training Workshops for Youth Workers on International Exchange
• MIZY sharing festival-'Shoes of Hope 2007(with Art Miles Mural Project)'
• Donation of 5,000 Shoes by SPRIS(a Korean Shoes company)
• "Project Standing By 000" Program in Mongol
• A presentation by Korean Youths(Y-SEUM team) at ICOM(International Council of Museums) General Assembly
• Global Youth Leader Training Program- 88 youth delegates to 22 countries
• BroSis Project "Hi Seoul, Hi BroSis"
• Asia Youth Camp-"Asia Utopia"
• Korean Youths to 31st WHC( World Heritage Committee) for the first time in Korea
• Collaboration with the Arts Council of Mongolia and Arts Council Korea in "Creative Youth Art Camp-Project Standing by ooo"
• Pangaea Project 7sessions
• MIZY-Embassy cooperation program'MIZY & EMBASSY'(4 sessions-Turkey, Israel, Philippines, Canada)
• 13 International Video Conferences (U.S.A, U.K, New Zealand)
• Youth Activities Info Fare in 2007
• Global Youth Leader Training Program- Contract with 'Seoul Metropolitan Office Of Education' MOU
• Integraduated Education of the World Cultural Heritage-honoring the 'Insu elementary school' as a model
• Lecture Series on International Activities(10 sessions)

2006

• Network Party
• Named Recommendation Site for Youth "Youthwel.com "
• 2006 MIZY Arirang Day
• Training Workshop for Youth Workers on International Exchange
• BroSis Project "Seoul Report: A New Seoul"
• In collaboration with the American Embassy "Windows on America"
• International Youth Art Camp Project Standing By OOO
• International Volunteer Project India
• World Civilization Exploration Project - "China" , "India"
• Asia Youth Camp "The Sound of Asia"
• Contract with Japan NPO (PANGAEA) MOU
• International Youth Inter-Cultural Understanding Forum
• International Video Conference - Chicago, Canberra, New Zealand
• Information Fair on International Youth Activities
• MIZY's World Cultural Travel
(Nepal, Germany, Russia, Malaysia, Mexico, Moroco, Bangladesh, Belarus, Brazil, Austria, Canada, Republic of Cote d’lvoire, Kyrgyzstan, Turkey, Poland.)
• 2006 Lecture Series on International Activities (10 sessions)
• Relocation of MIZY center

2005

• Renewal of Contract for Operation (2006~2008)
• 2005 MIZY Arirang Festival
• MIZY World Culture Dictionary Compilation
• United Selin (Seoul+Berlin Festival)
• MICC: Movies, T.V., Inca, The Truth and Lies of History Books, Islam
• 2005 World Civilization Exploration Project "Egypt", "India"
• 1st Asia Youth Camp "Asian Village"
• MIZY World Culture Travel - World Music Factory
• Intercultural Exchange Workshop
• International Video Conference -Delegates from Seoul, Washington, Philadelphia, Kansas City, Australia Debate
• MIZY World Culture Travel - Ireland
• 2005 Lecture Series on International Activities 11 sessions
• Seoul Film Festival Periodical Showing 6 sessions

2004

• 3rd ‘Korea - Japan Youth Inter-Cultural Program: Sharing and Understanding’ in Korea - Peace (in Japan)
• MIZY Network Party
• International Digital Conference "Talk Live with CHICAGO" (Seoul-Chicago)
• 2004 MIZY Arirang Festival
• 2nd Korea-Japan Youth Inter-Cultural Program: Sharing and Understanding’ (in Japan)
• 3rd Korea - Germany Youth Inter-Cultural Program: East-West-South-North Project’ (in Korea)
• 1st MIZY World Cultural Festival "Project Standing By 000"
• MIZY Youth Advisory Committee MIZY World Culture Travel
• MICC - Learning History Outside the Textbook
• 2004 International Cultural Exchange Fair
• 2004 International Cultural Exchange 9 sessions
• MIZY NanZang Project 7 sessions (Feb, April, May, June, July, August, October)
• MIZY World Cultural Festival - Hong Kong

2003

• 1st ‘Korea-Japan Youth Inter-Cultural Program: "Sharing and Understanding" (in Korea)
• World Cultural Festival "Silk Road - An Undiscovered World"
• World Cultural Festival "Free Music Festival"
• 2003 MIZY Arirang Festival
• 2003 International Cultural Exchange Fair
• 2nd "Korea - Germany Youth Inter-Cultural Program: "East-West-South-North Project" (in Germany)
• 3rd Anniversary "Peace Festival"

2002

• Renewal Contract for Operation (2003-2005)
• World Culture Travel (Hawaii, Hong Kong, Central and South America, Ireland, and etc)
• First 'Korea - Germany Youth Inter-Cultural Program: East-West-South-North Project' in Korea
• 2nd Anniversary Festival 'Communication'
• 'Seoul - Okinawa - Tokyo Youth Teleconference on Peace' in Seoul, Tokyo and Okinawa
• Entrusting the Planning Committee

2001

• The Youth Leader ‘The Night’
• MICC (Mizy Intercultural Club)
• Launch of the Seoul Youth Info Web Site (www.youthwel.com)
• 1st Anniversary Festival 'Difference'
• Recruiting participation association for consortium with MIZY
• Launch of the Seoul Youth Web Site (www.mizy.net)

2000

• Myoungdong Youth Street Festival
• MICC (Mizy Intercultural Club)
• MIZY Opening Party
• Opening celebrations for the 'Myoungdong Youth Street Festival'
• Contract for the youth signed between the Seoul Metropolitan Government and Korean National Commission for UNESCO