[WEBCAST] Republic of Korea: Minister of Foreign Affairs Kang Kyung-whaVIEW EVENT DETAILS
Presented in conjunction with the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly
Asia Society and the Asia Society Policy Institute are delighted to host Her Excellency Kang Kyung-wha, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea, for an address and discussion with Asia Society Policy Institute's Daniel Russel, Vice President for International Security and Diplomacy, on Korea's response to COVID-19 and how the pandemic has changed the global landscape for the country.
H.E. Kang Kyung-wha is the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea. She previously served as Senior Advisor on Policy to the UN Secretary-General and as the Chief of the 9th UN Secretary-General Transition Team. At the UN, she was Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator and Assistant Secretary-General at the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, and Deputy High Commissioner at the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. Among many positions in Korea’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, she served as Ambassador-at-Large for Global Affairs, Director-General for International Organizations and Minister at the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Korea to the UN.
Daniel Russel is Vice President for International Security and Diplomacy at the Asia Society Policy Institute. A career member of the Senior Foreign Service at the U.S. Department of State, he most recently served as the Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs. He served at the White House as Special Assistant to the President and National Security Council Senior Director for Asian Affairs, where he helped formulate President Obama’s strategic rebalance to the Asia Pacific region.
This program is made possible through the generous support of the Nicholas and Sheila Platt Endowment for Public Policy.
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