Taking advantage of the annual gathering with the Ambassadors of the Republic of Korea to other foreign countries, a meeting was held between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Republic of Korea and international organizations located in the country on 2 April 2014 at G-Tower, Incheon.
Heads of 13 international organizations, including ESCAP East and North-East Asia Office, UN Office for Sustainable Development and UNDP Seoul Policy Centre participated in the over two-hour meeting. Participants from the Foreign Ministry included Deputy Minister for Multilateral and Global Affairs Shin Dong-ik and the Ambassadors to the UN, the UN Secretariat and International Organizations in Geneva, the OECD, Austria, the Netherlands, UNESCO and ASEAN.
The meeting provided a useful opportunity to promote communications and strengthen cooperation between the Korean government and international organizations in the country. The meeting will be held annually from now on.