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Secretary General Lee Hyuk attends the Inauguration Ceremony for the Asian Forest Cooperation Organization

On 3 May 2018, Secretary General Lee Hyuk attended the Inauguration Ceremony for the Asian Forest Cooperation Organization, the intergovernmental regional organization with the aim of strengthening regional forest cooperation to address the impact of climate change.

The ceremony was attended by Vice Foreign Minister Lim Sung-nam from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Minister Kim Jae-hyun from the Korea Forest Service, as well as around 90 personnel from related organizations including the Green Climate Fund, the Global Green Growth Institute and the United Nations Development Programme.

The AFoCO will be established to strengthen regional forest cooperation in Asia and to contribute to achieving the sustainable development goals.

Secretary General Lee Hyuk pays a courtesy call on Prayut Chan-o-cha, Prime Minister of Thailand at the Government House of Thailand Secretary General Lee Hyuk meets Former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon