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    • 임성준 Yim, Sung-joon
    • Lee International IP&Law Group 고문, (재)국제평화재단 이사, 전 청와대 외교안보수석, 전 주 캐나다 대사
      Senior Advisor, Lee International IP & Law Group; former Senior Secretary to the President for Foreign Affairs & National Security; former President, The Korea Foundation; former Ambassador to Canada

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    (재)국제평화재단 이사
    한국-아랍소사이어티 이사
    한국학술연구원 이사
    극동방송 운영위원
    제6회 국제아시아학자대회 자문위원
    국립중앙박물관 운영자문위원
    한국박물관 개관 100주년 기념사업 추진위원
    2012 세계여수박람회 유치위원
    한국방문의 해 추진위원회 위원

    Ambassador(ret.) YIM Sung-joon currently shares his time as Distinguished Professor at the Hankuk University of Foreign Studies and as Senior Advisor for Lee International Law Group, Korea’s leading IP law firm.

    Amb. Yim served as the 8th President of the Korean Foundation from 2007 to 2010 after retiring from a diplomatic career of 33 years.

    Ambassador Yim also served as National Security Advisor to former president Kim Dae-jung.
    His major diplomatic career includes two ambassadorial posts in Egypt and Canada and Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

    Amb. Yim earned a B.A. degree from the Department of International Relations at Seoul National University in 1971. He also studied at the University of Oxford, UK and Keio University , Japan.
    He was honored with decorations from the ROK, Hungary and Spain.


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