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Opening
Chair:

  • H.E. Mr. Oh Joon, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Korea to the UN and President of ECOSOC

Remarks:

  • Opening remarks by H.E. Mr. Oh Joon, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Korea to the UN and President of ECOSOC
  • Remarks by Mr. Wu Hongbo, UN Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs
Biographies (alphabetical order)
H.E. Mr. Oh Joon
Permanent Representative of the Republic of Korea to the UN and President of ECOSOC
H.E. Mr. Oh Joon

Permanent Representative of the Republic of Korea to the UN and President of ECOSOC

His Excellency Oh Joon was elected seventy-first President of the Economic and Social Council on 24 July 2015. Ambassador Oh is currently the Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Republic of Korea to the United Nations in New York.

Mr. Wu Hongbo
UN Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs
Mr. Wu Hongbo

UN Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs

Mr. Wu Hongbo was appointed United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs on 1 August 2012. Prior to his appointment, Mr. Wu served as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People’s Republic of China to the Federal Republic of Germany. Among his various diplomatic assignments, Mr. Wu served as China’s Ambassador to the Philippines.

Statements
Opening Session
H.E. Mr. Oh Joon, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Korea to the UN and President of ECOSOC
Mr. Wu Hongbo, Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs