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Presidential visit to 4 Middle Eastern countries
President Park Geun-hye will pay state visits to Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar from March 1 to March 9. During her state visits, she will hold a series of summits with her Arab counterparts. They will engage in in-depth discussions about many issues, in...

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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...

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Presidential trip to Expo 2010 Shanghai China
President Lee Myung-bak and First Lady Kim Yoon-ok visited Shanghai from Apr. 30 to May 1 to attend the 2010 World Expo held there. Expo 2010 Shanghai China* Theme: Better City, Better Life* Place: World Expo Park, Shanghai, China* Participants: 192 countries and 62 international organizations President Lee Myung-b...

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2010 Washington Nuclear Security Summit
Korea was named the next country to host the Nuclear Security Summit in 2012. The decision was made at the inaugural Nuclear Security Summit in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, Apr. 13 (D.C. time). The leaders of all 47 nations participating in the talks to discuss nuclear non-proliferation agreed to Korea’s hosting the wo...

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Presidential visit to India, Switzerland
● Period   Sunday, January 24 to Friday, January 29, 2010 ● Visiting Countries   India - Jan. 25 to 26   Switzerland - Jan. 27 to 29 ● Major Events   India    - Korea-India Summit & MOU signing ceremonies (Jan. 25)    - Korea-India business lea...

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President attends Copenhagen Climate Change Conference
The 15th United Nations Climate Change ConferenceMain discussions on: Advanced nations’ commitment to at least a 25% reduction in greenhouse gases by 2020; Emissions from fast-growing economies; Paying the bill for climate change; Replacing of the Kyoto Protocol with a new agreement; and Stopping deforestation  ...

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APEC Economic Leaders Meeting (Singapore)
- Time  Saturday, November 14 and Sunday, November 15 - Place  Suntec Convention Centre  Istana (residence & office of the President of Singapore) - Major Events (Singapore time)  Day 1 - Nov. 14  1200 - 1315   Leaders reception & lunch   1330 - 1530 &nb...

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Presidential visit to East Asian Countries
■ Period    - Tuesday, October 20 to Sunday, October 25, 2009  ■ Visiting Countries   - Vietnam (Hanoi) - Oct. 20 to 21   - Cambodia (Phnom Penh) - Oct. 22 to 23   - Hua Hin (Thailand) - Oct. 24 to 25  ■ Major Events - Vietnam (Oct. 20-21)   &nb...

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President Lee's 2009 visit to European countries
  President Lee Myung-bak made an 8-day visit to Europe to attend the extended G-8 summit meeting in Italy and to visit Poland and Sweden from July 7 to 14, 2009. In Poland, the first destination of the presidential trip, Lee and Polish President Lech Kaczynski agreed to strengthen the bilateral cooperation in en...

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ASEAN-Korea Commemorative Summit
At the ASEAN-Republic of Korea Commemorative Summit, the leaders of the 11 countries discussed the developments of 20-year cooperative relations between Korea and the countries in the ASEAN region and future directions for progress and methods to combat current global issues, such as the financial crisis and climate ch...

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President Lee Myung-bak's one-day visit to Japan
President Lee Myung-bak made a one-day visit to Tokyo on June 28 to hold talks with Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso. At the summit, President Lee and the Japanese leader agreed to arrange for a five-way consultation, involving South Korea, Japan, China, the United States and Russia, to realize the denuclearization of ...