South Korean Ambassador to Speak at College at Florham

Madison, NJ (September 28, 2009) — “Korea and Its Role in Its Region and in the World” is the topic that H.E. Ambassador Park In-kook, permanent representative of the Republic of Korea to the United Nations will present on October 7, 2009, at FDU’s College at Florham, Madison, N.J.

Park was appointed permanent representative of the Republic of Korea to the U.N. in 2008. At the time of his appointment, he was the Deputy Foreign Minister for Policy, Planning and International Organizations for his country. Prior to that, he was the permanent Representative to the United Nations and International Organizations in Geneva from 2005-2006. Park also served as ambassador to Kuwait from 2003-2005.

In 2002, Park was secretary for international security in the Office of the President. From 1999-2002, Park was Minister Counselor at the Republic of Korea’s Embassy in Belgium and its permanent mission to the European Union in Brussels.  Park also served as consul in the New York City Consulate General from 1981-1986.

Fairleigh Dickinson’s Office of Global Learning, in collaboration with the Ambassadors’ Club at the United Nations, presents this United Nations Pathways Lecture.

The opportunity to hear the ambassador and join the audience question-and-answer session is free and open to the public. Light refreshments are available at 6 p.m. The lecture will be held in Lenfell Hall, Hennesy Hall. Fairleigh Dickinson is located at 285 Madison Avenue, Madison, N.J.

For additional information, call FDU’s Office of Global Learning at (973) 443 -8876.

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