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Executive Board
Position Name Education Work Experience
President Amb. Lyeo Woon-Ki
  • B.A. in German Studies, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Korea
  • M.A. in European Economy & Politics, University College Dublin, Ireland
  • Joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA)
  • Deputy Director-General, African and Middle Eastern Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA)
  • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Ghana
  • Dean of Education and Training, Korea National Diplomatic Academy (KNDA), MOFA
  • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Ireland
Vice President
Position Name Education Work Experience
Vice President Giyoun Kim
  • BA in German Language & Literature, Seoul National University, Korea
  • MIS in International Studies, Seoul National University Graduate School of International Studies, Korea
  • MPA in Public Administration, Harvard Kennedy School, USA
  • Assistant Administrator of International Relations, MINBYUN-Lawyers for a Democratic Society
  • Secretary-General, Korea Center for United Nations Human Rights Policy (KOCUN)
  • Deputy Secretary-General, Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA)/Chief Representative of Geneva Office
  • Program Consultant, ESCR-NET
  • International Relations Commission Member, Korean Women's Association United
Executive Board Members
Position Name Education Work Experience
Board Member Sang Hyun Seo
  • BA in African Languages, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Korea
  • MA in African Studies, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Korea
  • PhD in International Political Science, University of South Africa, South Africa
  • Senior Researcher, Institute of African Studies, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies
  • Member, Policy Advisory Committee, MOFA
  • (Current) Senior Researcher, POSCO Research Institute
Board Member Kyung Seok Ko
  • BA in English Literature, Yonsei University, Korea
  • MS in International Relations, University of California, USA
  • Director, FTA Policy Planning Division, MOFA
  • Consulate, Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Milan, Italy
  • Minister-Counselor, Embassy of the Republic of Korea to the Federal Republic of Germany
  • Deputy Director-General, African and Middle Eastern Affairs Bureau, MOFA
  • (Current) Director-General, African and Middle Eastern Affairs Bureau, MOFA
Board Member Kyunghee Kim
  • (Current) Director General, Administrative and National Defense Budget, Ministry of Economy and Finance (MOEF)
Auditor
Position Name Education Work Experience
Auditor Chang Soon Cha
  • BA in History, Sookmyung Women's University, Korea
  • Consul-General, Consulate of the Republic of Korea in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Counsellor, Embassy of the Republic of Korea to the Republic of Cote d’Ivoire
  • Consul, Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
  • Head of Education and Training Division, The Institute of Foreign Affairs and National Security (IFANS)
  • First Secretary, Embassy of the Republic of Korea to the Republic of India
  • First Secretary, Permanent Mission of the Republic of Korea to the United Nations
  • Head of Planning and Research Division, IFANS

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