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Presidential visit to COP21, Central Europe
President Park Geun-hye will soon leave for France to attend the 21st session of the Conference of the Parties (COP21). The gathering will be attended by more than 130 world leaders and representatives from international organizations. At the meeting, partici...


Presidential visit to Turkey, Philippines, Malaysia
President Park Geun-hye visited Turkey, the Philippines and Malaysia to attend the 23rd Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meeting, the 178th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) +3 Summit, the East Asia Summit (EAS) and the upcoming G20 meeting from November 15 to 22. As the first leg of her trip,...


The 6th Korea-Japan-China Summit
Kim Kyou-hyun, senior presidential secretary for foreign affairs, announced at the Chunchugwan Press Center that the Korea-Japan-China Summit will be held in Seoul on Nov. 1. (Photo: Yonhap News)The 6th Korea-Japan-China Summit was held in the State Guest House of Cheong Wa Dae in the afternoon of Sunday, November 1. P...


President Park's official visit to the US
President Park Geun-hye visited the United States at the invitation of U.S. President Barack Obama from Oct. 13 and held a summit with him in Washington, D.C. on October 16.  At the fourth Korea-U.S. summit since President Park’s inauguration, the two leaders discussed a variety of matters of mutual i...


President Park's visit to New York for UN summit in 2015
President Park Geun-hye addresses at the 69th U.N. General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York in Sept. 2014. President Park Geun-hye visited New York from Sept. 25 to 28, for the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit 2015 and the 70th Session of the UN General Assembly. President Park delivered a k...


GHSA 2015 High Level Meeting in Seoul
The GHSA is an effort between nations, international organizations, and civil society to accelerate progress toward a worldsafe and secure from infectious disease threats whether naturally occurring, deliberate, or accidental, and to promote globalhealth security as a national and international security priority.For mo...


President Park's commemorative visit to China
Park Geun-hye visited China early in Sept. to attend its celebration of the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II. The above photo is from the Korea-China summit President Park held with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Seoul in November 2014. President Park Geun-hye attended China's official celebration in hon...


Presidential trip to 4 South American countries
President Park Geun-hye is embarking on a journey to four South American countries, visiting Colombia, Peru, Chile and Brazil from April 16 to April 27. The president began her itinerary in Bogota, Colombia, from April 16 to 18, where she held summit talks with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos. The ...


Presidential visit to 4 Middle Eastern countries
President Park Geun-hye paid state visits to Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar from March 1 to March 9. During her state visits, she held a series of summits with her Arab counterparts. They engaged in in-depth discussions about many issues, including the global economy, world peace and bila...


2014 ASEAN-Republic of Korea Commemorative Summit
The 2014 ASEAN-Republic of Korea Commemorative Summit took place at the BEXCO convention center in Busan on December 11 and 12. President Park Geun-hye and leaders of the ten member-states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) discussed regional and international issues and talk about measures to bolste...


Presidential visit to China, Myanmar, Australia for APE...
President Park Geun-hye visited China, Myanmar and Australia to attend the 22nd Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meeting, the 17th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) +3 Summit, the East Asia Summit (EAS) and the upcoming G20 meeting from November 9 to 16. President Park visited Beijing to atten...