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When

May 16, 2018
5:30pm

Venue info

Lee Auditorium, Wishcamper Center, USM

Lee Auditorium, Wishcamper Center, USM, Bedford Street, Portland, ME

Price

$10 Suggested donation

Contact

207-780-4337

Peace on the Korean Peninsula, A New Start feat. Consul General of Korea, Yonghyon Kim

Curious about the historic summit between North and South Korea? Join the World Affairs Council of Maine as Consul General Kim details recent developments in North Korean nuclear issues starting with the PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games and leading through last week’s summit. What does peace and prosperity on the Korean Peninsula look like? CG Kim will brief our community on this important security topic and detail the Korean Government’s policy of resolving this key issue through peaceful and diplomatic methods.

Mr. Kim is Consul General of the Republic of Korea in Boston. As a career diplomat, he brings thirty years of diplomatic expertise and experience to his office, which he assumed in December 2017. His duties include, inter alia, protecting the interests of the Republic of Korea and overseas Koreans in New England, and furthering the development of commercial, economic, cultural and scientific relations between the Republic of Korea and the United States, in particular New England region.