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Korea and Vietnam: The Bilateral Relationship

Joon-woo Park- 2011-2012 Koret Fellow in Korean Studies Program, Shorenstein APARC,Stanford University

RSVP required by 5PM February 27

Ambassador Joon-woo Park, the 2011–12 Koret Fellow and a former senior diplomat from Korea, will give a historical review of Korea-Vietnam bilateral relations, including the effects of Korea's participation in the Vietnam War; bilateral relations today, including diplomatic ties, economic ties, and cultural ties; and prospects for bilateral relations.

As a career diplomat, Ambassador Park served in numerous key posts, including those of Ambassador to the European Union and to Singapore and Presidential Advisor on Foreign Affairs. Park worked closely for over 20 years with Ban Ki-moon, the former Korean diplomat who is now the United Nations Secretary-General.

This event is made possible by the generous support of the Koret Foundation.

Friday, March 02, 2012 | 12:00 pm — 1:00 am
Oksenberg Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor