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    UNIS/BIO/1272
    18 June 2020

    Permanent Representative of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea presents credentials

    (Based on information provided by the Protocol and Liaison Service)

    VIENNA, 18 June (UN Information Service) - The new Permanent Representative of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea to the United Nations (Vienna), Kang Il Choe, presented his credentials today to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV), Ghada Waly.

    During his career, Mr. Choe has served in various capacities, among them:

    Deputy Director-General, Department of North American Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2015-2019); Counsellor, Permanent Mission of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea to the United Nations, Vienna (2011-2015); Director, Department of American Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2004-2011); Senior Researcher, later Director, Institute for Disarmament and Peace, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2001-2004); Attaché, Embassy in Nepal (1998-2001); and Researcher, Institute for Disarmament and Peace, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (1984-1998).

    Mr. Choe is married and has two sons.

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