"Peace on the Korean Peninsula. A New Future: Challenges and Opportunities"-Yonghyon Kim, Consul General for the Republic of Korea, Boston-Oct 16, 11 am-12 pm, DMF Auditorium.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (ET)
DMF Science and Mathematics Center Auditorium
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Lecture
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Minnock Institute for Global Engagement
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https://ems.bridgew.edu/MasterCalendar/EventDetails.aspx?EventDetailId=32006

Peace on the Korean Peninsula; A New Future: Challenges and Opportunities. On Tuesday, October 16 from 11 a.m.-12 p.m., Mr. Yonghyon Kim, Consul General for the Republic of Korea, Boston, will speak in the auditorium of the Mohler-Faria Science and Mathematics Center.

Mr. Kim brings thirty years of diplomatic expertise and experience to his office. Prior to his current position, he was Director-General for the Korean Peninsula Peace Regime from March 2016, overseeing North Korea-related issues including reunification diplomacy from the diplomatic perspective. Previous positions include Deputy Director-General for North Korean Nuclear Affairs, Korean Consul General in Erbil, Iraq, and work at the Korean Consulate General in New York, promoting public awareness on North Korea’s human rights situation, nuclear and missile threats.

Mr. Kim's talk is open to the BSU community and the public. Faculty are welcome to bring their classes.

Sponsored by the Minnock Institute for Global Engagement, the Asian Studies Program, and the School of Social Work.

 

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