[Policy] Building Relationships of Trust between Japan and Korea


In January 15, Asia Society Korea Center will hold its Monthly Luncheon on Future of Japan and Korea Relations lectured by H.E. Koro Bessho, Japanese Ambassador to Korea.
Former Chief of the Foreign Ministry’s Northeast Asia Division and a former Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Koro Bessho is a distinguished expert on international affairs of Northeast Asia issues. On January 15, Ambassador Bessho will share his views on Japan and Korea bilateral relations as well as his expert views on the issues.

Ambassador Series
Part 1: Future of Japan and Korea Relations

Guest Speaker:
H.E. Koro Bessho, Ambassador, Embassy of Japan

Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Lotte Hotel Seoul, Garnet Suite, 37th Floor

RSVP by Friday, January 11, 2013
Email: koreacenter@asiasociety.org

Members 30,000 won
Non-members 50,000 won
Embassy/Press 20,000 won

Hanabank 195-910004-19604 Asia Society Korea Center


CV of the Ambassador, H.E. Koro Bessho

Date of Birth: February 5, 1953

March 1975
Graduated from the University of Tokyo, Faculty of Law 

Professional Career:
April 1975 
Entered Ministry of Foreign Affairs
August 1990 
First Secretary, Embassy of Japan in the USA
January 1992 
Counsellor, the same Embassy
March 1993 
Director, First International Organizations Division, Economic Affairs Bureau
January 1995 
Director, Northeast Asia Division, Asian Affairs Bureau
August 1997 
Counsellor, Embassy of Japan in the UK
August 1998 
Counsellor, Permanent Delegation of Japan to OECD
January 1999 
Minister, the same Delegation
December 2000 
Director, Policy Coordination Division, Foreign Policy Bureau
April 2001 
Executive Assistant to the Prime Minister
October 2006 
Director-General, International Cooperation Bureau
July 2008 
Deputy Vice-Minister for Foreign Policy/Director-General, Foreign Policy Bureau
August 2010 
Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs
September 2012 
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to the Republic of Korea

Event Details

Tue 15 Jan 2013
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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