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Yuk.. Kenalan dengan Menteri Luar Negeri Korea Mrs. Kang Kyung-wha

Kang Kyung-wha (lahir 7 April 1955) adalah Menteri Luar Negeri Korea Selatan, wanita pertama yang dinominasikan dan ditunjuk untuk posisi tersebut. Dia juga wanita Korea pertama yang memegang posisi tingkat tinggi di PBB. Selain itu, ia adalah menteri luar negeri Korea Selatan pertama yang bergabung dengan delegasi resmi Korea Selatan untuk KTT antar-Korea serta mengunjungi Pyongyang, ibukota Korea Utara.

Kang lahir di Seoul, Korea Selatan. Ayahnya, lahir di Pyongyang, Korea Utara, adalah seorang penyiar terkenal Sistem Penyiaran Korea Korea Selatan dan juga anggota dewan direksi kedua. Keluarganya pindah ke Washington, D.C. mengikuti karir ayahnya di Voice of America pada tahun 1964 dan kembali ke Seoul setelah dua tahun. Kang bersekolah di Ewha Girls ‘High School di Seoul. Dia lulus dari Universitas Yonsei dengan gelar Sarjana Seni dalam Ilmu Politik dan Diplomasi. Dia memperoleh gelar M.A dalam komunikasi massa dan gelar Ph.D. membela tesis doktoral tentang komunikasi antar budaya dari University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amerika Serikat.

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Name : Kang Kyung-wha
Date of Birth : April 7, 1955
Marital Status : Married with a son and two daughters
Education
Feb. 1977 B.A., Political Science and International Studies, Yonsei University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
Sep. 1981 M.A., Communication, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, United States
Feb. 1984 Ph.D., Communication, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, United States

Career

Jun. 2017Minister of Foreign Affairs
Feb. 2017Senior Advisor on Policy to the United Nations Secretary-General (Under Secretary General)
Oct. 2016Chief, Transition Team of the 9th United Nations Secretary-General
Apr. 2013 Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator and Assistant Secretary-General, United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Jan. 2007Deputy High Commissioner, Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (Assistant Secretary General)
Oct. 2006Ambassador-at-Large for Global Affairs, MOFAT, Republic of Korea
Jul. 2005Director-General for International Organizations, MOFAT, Republic of Korea
Aug. 2004Minister, Permanent Mission of the Republic of Korea to the United Nations
Jul. 2001Minister-Counselor, Permanent Mission of the Republic of Korea to the United Nations
Jul. 2000Deputy Director-General for International Organizations, MOFAT, Republic of Korea
Feb. 1999Senior Advisor and Principal Speechwriter to the Foreign Minister and Principal Interpreter to the President, Republic of Korea
Jul. 1998Acting Senior Research Officer, Department of American Studies, Institute of Foreign Affairs and National Security, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MOFAT), Republic of Korea
Jul. 1996Secretary for International Relations, Office of the Speaker, National Assembly, Seoul, Republic of Korea
Mar. 1994Associate Professor, Department of English Language and Literature, Sejong University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
Jun. 1990 Secretary for International Relations, Office of the Speaker, National Assembly, Republic of Korea
Sep. 1983Associate Professor, Department of Communications, Cleveland State University, OH, United States
Dec. 1976Producer, English Service Division of Radio Korea, Korean Broadcasting System

Awards

Nov. 2013Special Award at the 11th Annual Korea Women Leaders Awards by the Young Women’s Christian Association of Korea
Dec. 2006Service Merit Medal
Nov. 2006Woman of the Year Award by the Korean National Council of Women

Source : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kang_Kyung-wha

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