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Kim JungUn's North Korea - a special presentation by the Seattle Korean Consul General
Tuesday, May 15, 2012 - 2:00pm
Kim JungUn's North Korea - a special presentation by the Seattle Korean Consul General


Kim JungUn’s North Korea
a special presentation and Q & A session with the Honorable Young-Wan Song, Consul General of the Republic of Korea, Seattle.

WHEN: Tuesday, May 15    |     TIME: 2:00pm
WHERE:  PSU Cramer Hall, room 53

SW Broadway & Mill St, Portland

Portland State University welcomes the Honorable Young-Wan Song, Consul General of the Republic of Korea, Seattle Office,  to the PSU campus, for a special presentation on North Korea. 

This public lecture will be of special interest to those with an interest in

- East Asia / Far-East regional studies
- Non-proliferation and disarmament studies
- North Korea

Young W. Song is the Consul General of the Republic of Korea in Seattle.  Song first joined the
ROK Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1980. Since then, he assumed various overseas postings in New
York, Sofia, Brussels, and Cairo.

Mr. Song served as Deputy Director-General for disarmament affairs at the foreign ministry. He was
then appointed as Minister at the ROK Mission to the United Nations in New York, Where he served as
Director-General for International Organizations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade. During
that period, he was mainly responsible for dealing with global issues such as international peace and secu-
rity, UN reform, human rights issues, disarmament and non-proliferation, and international terrorism.
Before coming to Seattle,  Song served as a member ofthe UN Sanction Panel on North Korea es-
tablished by the Security Council.

PSU students, faculty, staff and members of the public are invited to attend !

Light refreshments will be served.

Sponsored by the Korean Consulate, Seattle Office

Co-sponsored by the PSU Institute for Asian Studies, Office of International Affairs, and Korean Student Association

For more information, contact:  asianstudies@pdx.edu or tel. 503-725-8576

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