Remarks by the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the U.S.
Asia Society Northern California, in partnership with the World Affairs Council and The Asia Foundation, is honored to host the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the United States, the honorable Ahn Ho-young. Ambassador Ahn is a graduate of the Department of International Relations at Seoul National University and Georgetown University. He joined the Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1978. During his career, he has led Korean delegations to the Organisation of Economic Cooperation and Development and the World Trade Organization. Ambassador Ahn held numerous ministry-level positions within Korea, including the Director-General of the Multilateral Trade Bureau and Deputy Minister for Trade. Prior to his appointment in the U.S., he was ambassador to the Kingdom of Belgium and Korean Mission to the European Union.