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WON Heeryong
Jeju Special Self-
Governing Province
Organizing Committee
CHO Hyun
1st Vice Minister of
Foreign Affairs
JUN Sung-tae
Vice Governor,
Jeju Special Self-Governing
KIM Bong-hyun
Executive Chairman,
Jeju Forum for Peace &
Prosperity / President,
Jeju Peace Institute
KIM Dohyung
Chairman, Northeast Asian
History Foundation
KIM Joon
Board of Trustee,
East Asia Foundation
KOH Choong-suk
Peace Foundation
LEE Sihyung
Korea Foundation
MA Young-sam
Jeju International
Training Center
SONG Seok-eon
Jeju National University
1989, Graduated from the Seoul National University School of Law 
1995-98, Public prosecutor of Seoul, Busan and two other cities
Since 2000, Twelve years as a member of the National Assembly 
2003, Master’s in New media, Graduate School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Hanyang University
2006, Awarded as a Young Global Leader by World Economic Forum
2007, Honorary doctorate in Political Science, Jeju National University
2010-11, The Secretary General of The Grand National Party (current New Frontier Party) in South Korea
Since July 2014, Governor, Jeju Province 
Feb. 1980 B.A. in Political Science and Diplomacy, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
Aug. 1993 M.A. in International Relations, Columbia University, New York, U.S.A.
Aug. 2000 M.A. in International Political Science, School of Political Science, Paris, France
Dec. 2008 Ph.D. in International Politics, University of Toulouse, Toulouse, France

Jul. 1979 Joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA)
May. 2003 Senior Assistant Secretary, Office of the President
Jul. 2004 Director-General, International Economic Affairs Bureau, MOFAT
Feb. 2006 Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative, Korean Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York, U.S.A.
Mar. 2008 Ambassador for Energy and Resources, MOFAT
Dec. 2009 Deputy Minister for Multilateral and Global Affairs, MOFAT
Mar. 2011 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Austria and Permanent Mission to the International Organizations in Vienna
Mar. 2014 Visiting Professor, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Seoul, Korea
Oct. 2015 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of India
Jun. 2017 2nd Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs
Master’s degree in Public Administration from Syracuse University, USA
Bachelor’s in Law from Korea University, ROK
2009-2010, Director of the Personnel Management, Ministry of Public Administration and Security
2010-2013, Director-General of the Economy & Investment Department, Kyonggi Province
2013-2015, Director of the Organization Policy Bureau, Ministry of Security and Public Administration
2015- 2016, Director-General of the Planning & Coordination Bureau, Ministry of the Interior
Feb. 2016-Dec. 2016, Direct-General of the Creative Government & Organizing Management Office, Ministry of the Interior
Since December 2016, Vice governor for Administrative Affairs, Jeju Special Self-Governing Province
1979, Graduated from Seoul National University
1986, Graduated from Illinois State University and Master’s in Political Science. 
2008, Deputy Permanent Representative at the Permanent Mission of Korea to the United Nations 
2011, Deputy Minister for Multilateral and Global Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
2013, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Korea to Australia
Since November 2018, President, Jeju Peace Institute
- 1972~1976 B.A. in Korean History, Seoul National University, Korea
- 1976~1979 M.A. in History, Yonsei University, Korea
- 1979~1989 Ph.D. in History, Yonsei University, Korea
- 1981~2000 Professor, Dept. of History, Keimyung University
- 2002~2005 Member of the Initial Korea-Japan Joint History Research Committee
- 2004~2005 President, Korean History Research Society
- 2005~2006 Committee Member, Presidential Commission on True History for Peace in Northeast Asia
- 2007~2010 Member of the Secondary Korea-Japan Joint History Research Committee
- 2010~2012 Chairman, Advisory Committee of Northeast Asian History Foundation
- 2000~          Professor, Dept. of History, Yonsei University
- 2017.11~    President, Northeast Asian History Foundation
1986, Graduated from the Department of Chemistry, Korea University.
1992, Ph.D in Chemistry, Brown University.
Since March 2007, President and Co-Chief Executive Officer of Kyungbang Ltd.
Since January 2005, Board of Trustee, East Asia Foundation.
Since March 2006, Board of Trustee, East Asia Institute.
1974, Bachelor of public administration, College of Social Sciences, Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea
1977, Master of public administration, Graduate School of Social Sciences, Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea
1987, Ph.D. of public administration, Graduate School of Social Sciences, Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea
1979-2013 Professor of public administration at Jeju National University
1992-2001 Co-representative of Citizens’ Coalition for Economic Justice
1996-1998 Dean of the Law School and Graduate School of Public Administration at Jeju National University
2005-2009 President of Jeju National University
2014-2018 President of Jeju International University
Since 2014 Chairman of the Ieodo Research Society
1979, Graduated from Seoul National University, major in International Relations.
1980, Joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
2006-2009, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Poland.
2010, Chief of Protocol in the Presidential Committee, G20 Seoul Summit.
2011-2013, Deputy Minister for Trade in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
2013-2015, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Korea to the OECD.
Since May 13, President, Korea Foundation.
1979, Graduated from the Department of Political Science and International Relations, Korea University
1987, Graduated from the Graduate School of Georgetown University, Washington D.C.,
1981, Joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (The 15th Foreign Service Exam)
1999, Director, Planning and Research Division, Institute of Foreign Affairs and National Security MOFAT
2005, Head, Korean Representative Office in Ramallah, Palestine
2008, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the State of Israel
2011, Ambassador for Public Diplomacy
2014, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Kingdom of Denmark
Since Feb. 2017, Director, UNITAR CIFAL Jeju/Jeju International Training Center
- Chung-ang University, Faculty of Law, LL.B (March 1978 – Feb 1984), LL.M (March 1984 – Feb 1986), LLD (March 1987-Aug 1994)
- Professor, Faculty of Law, Jeju National University (March 1995 ~Feb 2018)
- Member of the Executive Committee to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Jeju National University (April 2001 ~ March 2003)
- Director of Jeju International Free City Legal Services Training Agency (May 2005 ~ Sep 2006)
- Member of the Personnel Committee of Jeju National University (Nov 2006 ~ Nov 2008)
- Head of Law & Policy Institute, Jeju National University (Nov 2007 ~July 2008)
- Director of Law School, Jeju National University (March 2009 ~Feb 2011)
- Chairman of Jeju National University Council (Nov 2012 ~ Oct 2014)
- President of the 6th Professor’s Association of Jeju National University (Nov 2012 ~ Oct 2014)
- Member of Appeals Commission of the Education Office at the Jeju Special Self-governing Province (March 2015 ~Present)
- Member of Public Interest Committee of the Regional Labor Relations Commission of the Jeju Special Self-Governing Province (July 2016 ~ Present)
- The 10th Jeju National University President (Feb 2018 ~ Present)
KIM Sung-hwan
Distinguished Professor,
Hanyang University, ROK /
Former Minister for Foreign
Affairs and Trade of the ROK
Global Advisory Committee
CHANG Daljoong
Professor Emeritus,
Seoul National University,
Gareth EVANS
Chancellor of Australian
National University / Former
Minister for Foreign Affairs
of Australia
Albert G. Milbank Professor,
Princeton University, USA
Chairman of the Middle East
Institute at the National
University of Singapore /
Former Permanent Secretary
at the Ministry of Foreign
Affairs of Singapore
Professor at the Meiji Institute
for Global Affairs / Former
Minister for Foreign Affairs
of Japan
Shivshankar MENON
Chairman of Advisory Board,
Institute of Chinese Studies /
Former National Security
Adviser of India
MOON Chung-in
Distinguished University
Professor, Yonsei University,
ROK / Special Advisor to the
President for Unification and
National Security of the ROK
Former Minister for Foreign
Affairs of Indonesia
Professor Emeritus,
Keio University, Japan
SHIN Gi-Wook
Director of the Walter H.
Shorenstein Asia-Pacific
Research Center, Stanford
University, USA
YAN Xuetong
Dean of the Institute of
International Relations,
Tsinghua University, China

KIM Bong-hyun
Jeju Peace Institute
Executive Committee
Name Title
AHN Chak Hee Director of Global Affairs Team, The JoongAng Ilbo
CHO Sang bum Director-General, Culture, Sports & International Affairs Bureau, Jeju Special Self-Governing Province
CHOI Hyun Soo Office Manager of Personnel Interchange, Korea Foundation
HAN In Taek Director of Research Department, Jeju Peace Institute
HAN Yong Tack Director, Peace and International Affairs Division, Jeju Special Self-Governing Province
HONG Hyung Taek Secretary General, East Asia Foundation
HWANG Yoo-Sil Director for Public Diplomacy on Policy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea
KANG Kun-Hyung Professor, Jeju National University
LEE Hongpyo Editor, Hankyung Business
LEE Moo-Rok General Manager, Future Investment Department, Jeju Free International City Development Center
NAM Sang Gu Director, Institute Japanese Studies, Northeast Asian History Foundation
OH Ryong Director-General, Secretariat of the Jeju Forum


Name&Position Contact Email
OH Ryong, Director-General
오룡 사무국장
YANG Youngsik, Team Manager
양영식 총괄팀장
KO Jeongseon, International Cooperation Manager
고정선 대외협력 팀장
JEONG Hyeonjeong, Programme Officer
정현정 P.O
KIM Hyeonju, General Affairs
김현주 총무

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