Madame Christine Lagarde, the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, visited Seoul National University to have a dialogue with students on December 5. The event was held at Socheon Convention Hall, Graduate School of International Studies. More than 150 students and faculty members both within and outside Seoul National University attended the event to hear and have a dialogue with Madame Lagarde. You can follow the link to read the full text of Madame Lagarde's speech.
Ambassador Lamberto Zannier, Secretary General of Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), gave a distinguished lecture titled "The OSCE: A Regional Model of Security Co-operation?" on November 13, 2013 at the International Conference Hall of SNU-GSIS.
On October 30, GSIS invited Director Dr. Mazanec and Specialist in Asian Affairs, Dr. Manyin of Congressional Research Service for a conversation with students on 'Role of CRS & U.S. Policy in Asia.' Dr. Mazanec explained the task and role of the CRS. During a lively Q&A session, Dr. Manyin answered the students' questions on U.S. policy in Asis and the relationship between the U.S. and countries in Asia.
A variety of academic and cultural events were held during the first SNU-GSIS Africa Day on September 13, Friday. Throughout the day, presentations by the Nigerian Ambassador, Prof. Taekyoon Kim, the Directors of African Region from KOICA and Hyundai Corporation and more, were followed by an African Cultural Performance, exhibitions of African Art and Movies, and an essay competition. All the money received through the lunch on Africa Day was donated to the World Food Programme (WFP).
GSIS Newsletter "Global Perspective" Vol.4 No.2 has been published both in English and Korean. You can view both versions by clicking on the image.
On 25th July, GSIS held an international forum with the title of "Constructing Trust Building and Economic Cooperation in Northeast Asia" at the International Conference Room.
Mr. Lee, Seonghoon (Anselmo)