Annual international prize in diplomacy is awarded to Lee Young Gu
General Directorate of the nationwide program “Person of the Year” according to the adoption of the Higher Academic Council of the program decided to award the Annual International Prize in the field of diplomacy in 2017 to Ambassador of the Republic of Korea in Ukraine, Lee Yang-Goo. The award will be presented during the 22d ceremony “Person of the Year – 2017” which will be held on March 24, 2018.
Lee Yang-Goo – Ambassador of the Republic of Korea in Ukraine from March, 2016. His diplomatic career he has built as the second and first secretary oof the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in the Russian Federation, the Consul of the Republic of Korea in Los Angeles, the Counselor of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in France, the Consul General of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Kazakhstan.
With the direct assistance of Mr. Ambassador, cooperation between Ukraine and the Republic of Korea in the field of economics, scientific and technical cooperation, education, culture and sports is actively developing in preserving the historical heritage.