서울국제포럼 The Seoul Forum for International Affairs(SFIA)

Brief History

A. History, Members and Finance

The Seoul Forum for International Affairs (SFIA) was formally established in 1986 as a private, non-profit, and non-partisan organization aimed at promoting and enhancing international understanding of Korea in the global community. Membership includes leading members of academia, media, the public sector, legal profession and business. The Seoul Forum is financially supported by income from its members’ annual fees, private donations, and grants from partnering foundations.

B. Organization

The Seoul Forum is headed by the President and two Vice Presidents. The Board of Directors provides the overall direction of the organization. The Steering Committee is empowered by the Board to carry on organizational, functional responsibilities of the Forum with the assistance of the Secretariat. Lastly, the Steering Committee consists of the Chairs of the committees: (1) Program, (2) Membership, (3) Finance, (4) Public Relations, (5) General Affairs, (6) Research, and (7) YoungSan Diplomat Award.

C. Officers (as of January 2022)

Chairman of the Board of Directors
LEE Hong-Koo

Presidents Emeriti
KIM Dalchoong
HAN Sung-Joo

Former President
JUNG Ku-Hyun

Current President
KIM Myung Ja

Vice President(s)
BARK Taeho 
RYU Jin Roy

Members of the Board of Directors
BARK Taeho

HAN Duk-Soo
HAN Sung-Joo
JUNG Ku-Hyun
KIM Dalchoong
KIM Myung Ja
KIM Yoon
LEE Seung-Hoon
PARK Young-Ju
RYU Jin Roy
KIM Hyo Joon

Auditor(s)
KIM Kap-You
YI Insill

Steering Committee
Chun Chaesung        Research
JAUNG Hoon            Program
KIM Eun-mee           Public Relations
Min Sunshik            Finance
LEE Seung-Hoon     Membership
SONG Kyungjin        General Affairs
Cha, Meeyoung          General Affairs vice
YIM Sung-joon          YoungSan Diplomat Award
Kim, Yoon                  Enterprise
H.S.Cho                      Ambassodors Forum
Kim, Wonjoon            Science·Technology and Foreign Affair·security Forum
Chae, Wook                 ESG Forum
Heo, Yoon                     op-ed publication
Yoon, Young-kwan     Korea-India Strategic Dialogue
Han, Sukhee               Seoul-Taipei Forum
Sohn, Jie-Ae                Korea-Canada Forum
Park, Cheol Hee       Seoul-Tokyo Forum

Copyrights and Contact details

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