UNPOG is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Jae-hong Lim, as its new director.  Mr. Lim, a career diplomat with 35 years of service with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Republic of Korea, took office at UNPOG on October 7, 2013. Mr. Lim, in his long and distinguished foreign service, held various positions including as Director of Human Rights and Social Affairs Division in United Nations System Bureau, as Minister-Counsellor of Korean Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York, as Ambassador to the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka as well as to the Kingdom of Thailand. In addition to that, he has been actively engaged in the activities of Colombo Plan in Sri Lanka and UNESCAP in Thailand. His expertise and professionalism would greatly contribute to strengthening UNPOG’s future activities but also in ensuring its organisational stability and long-term vision.

UNPOG’s New Head took office