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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 ...

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Presidential visit to Germany, Denmark, France
President Lee Myung-bak and First Lady Kim Yoon-ok made an official visit to Germany, Denmark and France from May 8 to May 14.President Lee arrived in Berlin on May 8 for summit talks with President Christian Wulff and Chancellor Angela Merkel the next day. The two leaders discussed bilateral trade and investment betwe...

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President Lee’s official visit to UAE
President Lee Myung-bak made an official visit to the United Arab Emirates from March 12-14 at the invitation of Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, President of the UAE. President Lee is travelling with First Lady Kim Yoon-ok. Presidents Lee and Sheikh Khalifa held a summit on March 13 to review the progress onf the...

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Korea in the G20: A new era of leadership
Twenty world leaders came together in Seoul in November 2010 to discuss the state of the global economy as it emerges from the financial crisis. Together, they took the necessary steps to reduce market volatility and move past the crisis, creating sustainable growth going forward.  The fall meeting was be the fift...

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President Lee attends APEC meeting in Yokohama
President Lee Myung-bak flew to Japan on November 13 to attend the 18th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit, which took place in Yokohama on Nov. 13-14. Under the theme of "Change and Action," President Lee and other leaders of APEC member economies discussed new growth strategies, liberalization of trade,...

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President Lee's visit to Vietnam for ASEAN+3, EAS
President Lee Myung-bak visits Vietnam on October 28 to attend the ASEAN+3 Summit and East Asian Summit (EAS) meetings. President Lee attended the Korea-ASEAN Summit and the ASEAN+3 Summit meetings in Hanoi to discuss ways to enhance cooperation with ASEAN member countries and to strengthen regional cooperation among ...

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President Lee's official visit to Belgium 2010
President Lee Myung-bak paid an official visit to Brussels, Belgium, from October 3 to 6 as part of his trip for the ASEM summit meeting, which is attended by leaders of 48 countries, including 27 EU member countries and 16 Asian countries.At the ASEM summit which took place on Oct. 4-5 in Brussels, President Lee had i...

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President Lee’s visit to Russia 2010
President Lee Myung-bak departed for Russia on Sep. 9 for a four-day visit to hold summit talks with Russian President Dmitry Anatolyevich Medvedev and Prime Minister Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin in Moscow and to attend the Global Policy Forum, scheduled to take place in the city of Yaroslavl. President Lee met Prime ...

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G20 Financial Summit and SICA Meeting
‣ President's Overseas Trip from June 26 to July 2 A. The 4th G-20 Financial Summit      · Date: June 26 – 27, 2010      · Place: Metro Toronto Convention Center, Canada     · Agenda - Framework for balanced and sustainable global economy    &...

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Shangri-La Dialogue & Korea-Singapore Summit Meeting
9th Asia Security Summit/ Shangri-La Dialogue    * Date: June 4   * Organizer: International Institute for Strategic Studies   * Place: Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore   * Agenda: regional security & cooperation, building trust, military transparency, food and energy security, ...

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Korea-Japan-China Summit
* Title: The third Korea-Japan-China summit meeting* Date: May 29 to 30* Place: Seogwipo City, Jeju-do Island, Korea* Description: The three leaders , Korean President Lee Myung-bak, Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama and Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao come together on Korea’s Jeju-do Island  to discuss mat...