The North viewed from the North

Chatham House-500

Korea Discussion Group

“The North viewed from the North: A Swedish diplomat’s take on North Korea since 2001”

Ambassador Paul Beijer

Wednesday 5th September 2007

Meeting: 1.15-2.15pm

Lunch: 12.45-1.15 (£10.00 charge)

Chair: Jim Hoare

The talk will be on the topic of The North viewed from the North: A Swedish diplomat’s take on North Korea since 2001. The speaker will be Ambassador Paul Beijer.

Ambassador Paul Beijer is currently Special Advisor to the Swedish Government on Korean Peninsular issues. Before his current role, he served as the Minister and Charge d’Affaires at the Embassy of Sweden in Pyongyang, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and later as the Ambassador. Prior to this he was the Chair of the EU Common Foreign & Security Policy (CFSP) and has occupied many positions within the Swedish Foreign Ministry, where he started his career in 1983.

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