Activities

Jeju Forum 2022 “Global Korean Public Diplomacy for Peace and Coexistence” Seminar
Date
2022.11.28

The 17th Jeju Forum For Peace & Prosperity was held on Sep. 14–16, 2022 at the Jeju International Convention Center under the theme of “Beyond Conflict, Towards Peace: Coexistence and Cooperation.” As one of the sub-category programs, the Overseas Koreans Foundation (OKF) opened up a seminar on Sep. 15 with its title as “Global Koreans’ Public Diplomacy for Peace and Coexistence.” The purpose of the seminar was to discuss the role of global Koreans in an age when the importance of public diplomacy is ever growing, and to raise its awareness. The presenters included the OKF Chairman Kim Sung-kon, First Lady Yumi Hogan of Maryland, and actor Park Sohee, a third-generation Korean in Japan who was featured in the popular show Pachinko. The following are photographs taken from the seminar.


Chairman Kim Sung-kon starting the presentation in front of the audience

Chairman Kim Sung-kon starting the presentation in front of the audience



Chairman Kim Sung-kon introducing the Kimchi Festival as an example of global Koreans’ public diplomacy activities

Chairman Kim Sung-kon introducing the Kimchi Festival as an example of global Koreans’ public diplomacy activities



Actor Park Sohee introducing himself to the audience before his topic presentation

Actor Park Sohee introducing himself to the audience before his topic presentation



First Lady Yumi Hogan introducing herself to the audience before her topic presentation

First Lady Yumi Hogan introducing herself to the audience before her topic presentation



Secretary-General Han Gyeong-gu of the Korean National Commission for UNESCO leading the seminar

Secretary-General Han Gyeong-gu of the Korean National Commission for UNESCO leading the seminar



MOFA Ambassador and Deputy Minister for Public Diplomacy Lee Sang-hwa participating as a panelist

MOFA Ambassador and Deputy Minister for Public Diplomacy Lee Sang-hwa participating as a panelist



Maryland Governor Larry Hogan and former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon paying close attention to the presentation

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan and former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon paying close attention to the presentation



Participants sharing their ideas about the theme of the seminar

Participants sharing their ideas about the theme of the seminar



Chairman Kim Sung-kon bestowing First Lady Yumi Hogan with an award of appreciation

Chairman Kim Sung-kon bestowing First Lady Yumi Hogan with an award of appreciation



Group photo of participants congratulating the presentation of the award of appreciation

Group photo of participants congratulating the presentation of the award of appreciation



Thumbs up from Chairman Kim Sung-kon, First Lady Yumi Hogan, and former Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (from left)

Thumbs up from Chairman Kim Sung-kon, First Lady Yumi Hogan, and former Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (from left)



Group photo of Secretary-General Han Gyeong-gu of the Korean National Commission for UNESCO, actor Park Sohee, and OKF Chairman Kim Sung-kon after the seminar (from left)

Group photo of Secretary-General Han Gyeong-gu of the Korean National Commission for UNESCO, actor Park Sohee, and OKF Chairman Kim Sung-kon after the seminar (from left)