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Korea Update with the two ambassadors

Date: Thursday 15 June 2023, 6.30pm to 9.00pm
SOAS | 10 Thornhaugh Street | Russell Square | London WC1H 0XG | | [Map]

Tickets: £10 | Reserve your place here
Event will be in the Wolfson Lecture Theatre, in the Paul Webley Wing of the Senate House
Senate House

Two British ambassadors will talk about their work, the UK’s current relations with the two Koreas, and current issues on the Peninsula.

Colin CrooksColin Crooks became Ambassador to the Republic of Korea in 2022, having previously served as Ambassador in Pyongyang. He joined the FCO in 1992, and has had other postings to Beijing, Jakarta and Washington as well as a previous posting in Seoul.

David EllisDavid Ellis was appointed as Ambassador to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea in 2022, although he has yet to take up his appointment in Pyongyang because of restrictions due to Covid. He joined the FCO in 1996 and has previously served twice in both Beijing and Tokyo.

There will be a Question & Answer session and a networking reception.

To reserve your place please sign up via the BKS website and make an online payment.

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