November 30, 2018
President Moon Embarks on Overseas Trip for G20
President Moon Jae-in began the overseas trip on Nov. 27 in the Czech Republic before heading to Argentina for the G20 Leaders’ Summit and then to New Zealand. The eight-day visit will be the final presidential trip of this year.
Foreign Minister Meets with UN Secretary-General Guterres and Deputy Secretary-General Mohammed
Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha met with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on November 28 during a stopover in New York on her way to Latin America, and exchanged views on the situation on the Korean Peninsula, and global issues.
Foreign Minister Holds Luncheon Meeting with Heads of Diplomatic Missions of GRULAC Member States
Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha attended a luncheon meeting hosted by the Latin American and the Caribbean diplomatic corps in the Republic of Korea (GRULAC) (head: Ambassador of the Argentine Republic to the ROK Jorge Jose Alberto Roballo) at the Grand Hyatt Hotel on November 26.
Vice Foreign Minister Lee Meets with OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria
On November 26, Vice Foreign Minister Lee Tae-ho met with Secretary-General of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Angel Gurria, who visited the ROK to attend the 6th OECD World Forum and discussed cooperation between the ROK and the OECD, and ways to increase policy cooperation with the OECD.
”Ssirum/Ssireum” of Two Koreas Jointly Inscribed as Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity of UNESCO
At its 13th session, UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage decided on November 26 to approve the joint inscription of “Ssirum/Ssireum, traditional Korean wrestling” of the ROK and the DPRK on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity of UNESCO.
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