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AMCHAM Special Luncheon with H.E. Kang Kyung-wha, Minister of Foreign Affairs

2020.03.09

DATE

Monday, March 09, 2020

VENUE

Grand Hyatt Seoul, Namsan 3 (2nd Fl.)

TIME

11:30am - 1:30pm

11:30am - 12:00pm: Registration / Networking
12:00pm - 1:30pm: Lunch / Speech / Q&A

Contact

(email) amchamrsvp@amchamkorea.org

(phone) 02-6201-2229

Detail

COST KRW 92,000 for members
KRW 92,000 for non-members (My company is an AMCHAM member)
KRW 112,000 for non-members
RSVP/
PAYMENT BY
Noon, Thursday, March 05, 2020

* No refunds for cancellations after this date and time
* Please complete registration in advance. No walk-ins or payments accepted at the door.
* 2 complimentary admission for Founding Partners
* 1 complimentary admission for Corporate Partners

About the Speaker

Her Excellency Kang Kyung-wha, Minister of Foreign Affairs

• Profile
Name :Kang, Kyung-wha
Education
 Feb. 1977 B.A., Political Science and International Studies, Yonsei University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
 Sep. 1981 M.A., Communication, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, United States
 Feb. 1984 Ph.D., Communication, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, United States

• Career
o Jun. 2017 Minister of Foreign Affairs
o Feb. 2017 Senior Advisor on Policy to the United Nations Secretary-General (Under Secretary General)
o Oct. 2016 Chief, Transition Team of the 9th United Nations Secretary-General
o Apr. 2013 Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator and Assistant Secretary-General, United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
o Jan. 2007 Deputy High Commissioner, Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (Assistant Secretary General)
o Oct. 2006 Ambassador-at-Large for Global Affairs, MOFAT, Republic of Korea
o Jul. 2005 Director-General for International Organizations, MOFAT, Republic of Korea
o Aug. 2004 Minister, Permanent Mission of the Republic of Korea to the United Nations
o Jul. 2001 Minister-Counselor, Permanent Mission of the Republic of Korea to the United Nations
o Jul. 2000 Deputy Director-General for International Organizations, MOFAT, Republic of Korea
o Feb. 1999 Senior Advisor and Principal Speechwriter to the Foreign Minister and Principal Interpreter to the President, Republic of Korea
o Jul. 1998 Acting Senior Research Officer, Department of American Studies, Institute of Foreign Affairs and National Security, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MOFAT), Republic of Korea
o Jul. 1996 Secretary for International Relations, Office of the Speaker, National Assembly, Seoul, Republic of Korea
o Mar. 1994 Associate Professor, Department of English Language and Literature, Sejong University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
o Jun. 1990 Secretary for International Relations, Office of the Speaker, National Assembly, Republic of Korea
o Sep. 1983 Associate Professor, Department of Communications, Cleveland State University, OH, United States
o Dec. 1976 Producer, English Service Division of Radio Korea, Korean Broadcasting System

• Awards
o Nov. 2013 Special Award at the 11th Annual Korea Women Leaders Awards by the Young Women’s Christian Association of Korea
o Dec. 2006 Service Merit Medal
o Nov. 2006 Woman of the Year Award by the Korean National Council of Women

Click to view SPEAKER’S FULL BIO

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