Patron: Her Excellency, The Right Honourable Dame Cindy Kiro, GNZM, QSO, Governor-General of New Zealand

South Korea’s perspective on the Peninsula issues and the way forward

Guest Speaker: H.E. Mr. Yeo Seung-bae
Ambassador of Korea

Event Date: Tuesday 21st November 2017
Event Time: 5:30 pm-7:00 pm

Event Location: Russell McVeagh
Level 24, Dimension Data House, 157 Lambton Quay, Wellington, 6011.

(Please note no building access after 6pm)

Russell McVeagh

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H.E. Mr. Yeo Seung-bae

After obtaining a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations from Seoul National University, Mr Yeo went on to gain a Master of Arts degree in International Politics from the University of Virginia.

He has held a number of diplomatic and public service positions in Korea, including Chief of North Korean Nuclear Affairs Bureau, Director of North Korean Nuclear Affair Division, Deputy Director-General for the Office of Korean Peninsula Peace and Security Affairs, Senior Director of the National Security Council Secretariat, and Director-General for Planning and Management of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He received the Service Merit Medal in 2012.

Prior to his appointment in Wellington, he was the Director-General for North American Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Russell McVeagh

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