On the occasion of the Fête de la Francophonie, the annual celebration of French language around the world, Seoul-based international hiking group Millennium Hikers organized the second edition of its « Francophonie en Mouvement », or “Francophonie in Motion”, an urban hike aimed at promoting a dynamic practice of French language in the context of sports and outdoor leisure.
The event was also an opportunity to raise awareness of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and inspire action through the message “Leaving No One Behind”.
Amb. Dho Young-shim, Chairperson of the ST-EP Foundation and UN SDGs Advocate, supported this initiative through her International Charity Foundation headquartered in Seoul.
Other supporters included Geeum Architects, GreenBIM Engineering, PlayForest and Yec'Hed Mat French restaurant.
The hike took place in Namsan Park, located in the geographic center of Seoul, on March 25, 2018.
Millennium Hikers was launched in 2016 by Millennium Destinations as an initiative aimed at promoting sustainable and smart hiking while fostering positive social, environmental and economic impacts of on hiking destinations, and sharing sustainable, intercultural hiking experiences between local hosts and their guests.
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