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Country
Korea
Capital
Seoul
Date of Entry
03 September 1999
Website
Ministry of Foreign Affairs

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08 Sep 2023 ~ 08 Sep 2023

1st Fl./ Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Korea - Main Building

TITM

2023 Voices of Young FEALAC: Ideas for a Better TITM Connection

In commemoration of FEALAC Day, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Korea, in its capacity as the Co-chair of the TITM Working Group (Trade, Investment, Tourism, MSMEs), is hosting the event titled '2023 Voices of Young FEALAC: Ideas for a Better TITM Connection,' in collaboration with the FEALAC Cyber Secretariat. The primary objectives of this event are to hear the voices from the FEALAC youth for revitalizing the cooperative regional initiative between East Asia and Latin America, advance the institutionalization of the TITM Working Group, and nurture the next generation of FEALAC leaders. This event marks its second occurrence after the previous '2020 Voices of Young FEALAC: Ideas for a Better Connection.' This idea contest is being participated in by FEALAC Supporters, who have dedicated their efforts to enhance the visibility of FEALAC both domestically and internationally, and who have studied a range of cooperative initiatives and cases from FEALAC member countries. Above all, this year holds special value as they strive to identify methods to enhance the TITM cooperation projects for both East Asian and Latin American countries.

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18 Aug 2023 ~ 09 Oct 2023

Seoul

CYGS

2023 FEALAC Youth Language & Culture Exchange Program (LCEP)

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Korea is pleased to propose the "FEALAC Youth Language & Culture Exchange Program (LCEP)" as a FEALAC regional cooperative project for the year 2023. This initiative, in collaboration with the FEALAC Cyber Secretariat, aims to foster stronger links and solidarity between all member countries by promoting public and cultural diplomacy, as well as people-to-people exchanges. The primary objective of this program is to enhance cultural understanding among the youth of FEALAC member countries in East Asia and Latin America. To ensure the success of this endeavor, FEALAC Regional Projects require the involvement of at least one country from each region. Therefore, we kindly request each FEALAC member country to recommend one to two university students who can participate in the program. The youth participants will have the opportunity to engage in immersive cultural experiences, interact with their counterparts from different countries, and develop a broader perspective of the FEALAC community. Through activities such as language learning, and cultural workshops, the project aims to facilitate meaningful connections and lasting friendships among the youth of East Asia and Latin America.

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10 Nov 2022 ~ 10 Nov 2022

Seoul, Korea

CYGS

2022 FEALAC Talk Concert

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea in collaboration with the FEALAC Cyber Secretariat and the FEALAC Supporters planned to hold the 2022 FEALAC Talk Concert with aims to promote public interest and understanding of the culture of Latin America. Since its start in 2020, it marks the 3rd FEALAC Talk Concert.

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May 2023 ~ Sep 2023

Seoul, Korea

CYGS

2023 FEALAC Supporters Program

At the 9th Foreign Ministers' Meeting in the Dominican Republic, greater visibility for FEALAC was identified as a key need, as stated in the Declaration on "Strengthening the Institutional Framework of FEALAC". In response, the Republic of Korea and the Cyber Secretariat developed a Public Relations Program aimed at increasing FEALAC's visibility in Korea. These efforts build on the FEALAC Supporters Program that was launched in 2019 to commemorate the 20th anniversary of FEALAC. Comprised mainly of undergraduate and graduate students interested in FEALAC and the two regions, East Asia and Latin America, the FEALAC Supporters have organized various public relations events to introduce FEALAC to the Korean public. Korea aims to enhance FEALAC's visibility in the country and inform a wider audience about FEALAC's significance for Korea's foreign policy by actively using online platforms. To achieve this goal, Korea and the Cyber Secretariat have established popular social media accounts, such as a blog channel, Instagram, and YouTube, as part of the FEALAC Supporters Program.

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01 Jun 2022 ~ 02 Dec 2022

Seoul

CYGS

2022 FEALAC Supporters Program

During the 9th Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in Dominican Republic, the Ministers recognized the need for enhancing visibility of FEALAC. In this vein, Republic of Korea and Cyber Secretariat have planned a Public Relations Program that can help advance the visibilities of FEALAC in Korea. The FEALAC Supporters program was first initiated in order to actualize an extensive promotion of FEALAC. In this sense, the FEALAC supporters program has served as an effective instrument to advertise the importance of cooperation between East Asia and Latin America and to increase the public awareness of FEALAC. FEALAC Supporters, comprised of university students who are interested in FEALAC regions, have carried out numerous public relations events to promote FEALAC to Korean public while publishing articles and videos online to increase the exposure of FEALAC in online platform. The FEALAC Supporters also created new social media accounts that are specifically targeted Korean public and produced items in Korean to facilitate the understanding the relevance of FEALAC.

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20 May 2021 ~ 23 Dec 2021

Seoul

CYGS

2021 FEALAC Supporters Program

With the aim of promoting visibility of FEALAC in Republic of Korea, FEALAC Supporters program was initiated to serve as an effective instrument to advertise the importance of FEALAC. FEALAC Supporters, comprised of 36 Korean citizens who are interested in FEALAC regions, is utilizing online platform, which can reach out to more diverse population about FEALAC's importance and relevance for Korea's foreign policy. Activity Deion & Outcome Under the pandemic situation, FEALAC Supporters program is aiming at increasing FEALAC 's online presence in Korea by creating video contents and articles and publishing in social medias.

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12 Nov 2020 ~ 12 Nov 2020

Seoul

CYGS

Voices of Young FEALAC: Ideas for Better Connection

During the 9th Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in Dominican Republic, the Ministers recognized the need for revitalizing the institutional framework through a more dynamic cooperation and closer coordination amongst its working groups and projects to promote greater visibility of FEALAC1. In this context, the Republic of Korea along with the Cyber Secretariat held the “Voices of Young FEALAC” event, which is the presentation contest participating Korean university students to propose means and strategies to promote better cooperation between two regions and enhance the awareness of FEALAC. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs recruited total of 13 teams (each team comprised of 2-3 people) who are interested in the cooperation between East Asia and Latin America, and assigned a theme of “discovering new ideas for FEALAC’s better connection and its cooperation projects” as a topic for their presentations. During the contest, participants presented creative and novel ideas for cooperation in diverse fields such as public health, climate change, infrastructure, education, cultural and people to people exchange.

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2021

Seoul

CYGS

2021 FEALAC Supporters program

With the aim of promoting visibility of FEALAC in Republic of Korea, FEALAC Supporters program will serve as an effective instrument to advertise the importance of FEALAC. FEALAC Supporters, comprised of 36 Korean citizens who are interested in FEALAC regions, will be utilizing online platform, which can reach out to more diverse population about FEALAC's importance and relevance for Korea's foreign policy.

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15 May 2020 ~ 17 Dec 2020

Seoul

CYGS

2020 FEALAC Supporters program

With the aim of promoting visibility of FEALAC in Republic of Korea, FEALAC Supporters program was initiated to serve as an effective instrument to advertise the importance of FEALAC. FEALAC Supporters, comprised of 36 Korean citizens who are interested in FEALAC regions, is utilizing online platform, which can reach out to more diverse population about FEALAC's importance and relevance for Korea's foreign policy.

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18 Sep 2019 ~ 18 Sep 2019

Seoul (with Argentina)

TITM

The 2019 FEALAC TITM Seminar on Trade and SMEs

To maintain the positive momentum made at the most recent FEALAC FMM held in 2017 and to further promote cooperation among FEALAC member countries in a more internationalized and digitalized world, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Worship of the Argentine Republic will jointly host (TBC) the Seminar on Trade and SMEs – entitled “FEALAC’s Trade Facilitation in the context of the Digital Economy” – in Seoul this September. The Seminar seeks to find ways to improve regional connectivity among FEALAC member states and to nurture business capabilities of SMEs in a digital economy.

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27 Aug 2018 ~ 30 Aug 2018

Seoul

CYGS

2018 FEALAC Youth Summit

- To enhance mutual understanding and develop a network among future leaders from the two regions through joint research and activities - To increase awareness on FEALAC and knowledge on multilateral cooperation within FEALAC

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18 May 2016 ~ 18 May 2016

Seoul

TITM

FEALAC Seminar on Inter-regional Trade

The project seeks to enhance member countries’ understanding on the Mega-FTAs in which FEALAC economies are involved, helping FEALAC countries to readily respond to future changes in the global trade regime. The seminar will also provide a platform where experts and policymakers can share views and opinions on inter-regional trade, bearing in mind the sustainable development of FEALAC member countries.

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28 Oct 2015 ~ 28 Oct 2015

Seoul

STIE

FEALAC Industry-University Cooperation

General Objectives -To share policy experiences and practices in industry-university cooperation among FEALAC member countries -To enhance the knowledge and understanding on industry-university cooperation -To enrich cooperation on industry-university cooperation among FEALAC member countries -To build network among experts and officials from FEALAC member countries

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04 Dec 2013 ~ 04 Dec 2013

Seoul

PCE

FEALAC Cyber Secretariat Youth Forum

To strengthen cooperation between East Asia-Latin America by establishing a network of future leaders, the FEALAC Cyber Secretariat invited university students from FEALAC member countries to discuss ways to increase awareness of FEALAC. A total of 16 member countries participated: Peru, Costa Rica, Paraguay, Brazil, Colombia, Argentina, Mexico, Chile, Ecuador, China, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Thailand, Australia, Philippines.

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10 Oct 2013 ~ 10 Oct 2013

Seoul

ST

Seminar on University-Industry Collaboration

To better understand member countries' best policies and practices as well as to facilitate cooperation in the field of University-Industry Collaboration

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10 Sep 2012 ~ 10 Sep 2012

Seoul

ST

FEALAC Seminar on Science and Technology Parks

As a part of the Korean government's effort to promote cooperation in science and technology, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology and Ministry of Knowledge and Industry will co-host the 2012 FEALAC Seminar on Science and Technology Parks(STP) to be held in Seoul from September 10-12, 2012. The Korean Government has the honor to invite all FEALAC member countries, United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean(ECLAC), United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific(ESCAP) to participate in the seminar." " In the seminar, the Korean officials and experts in the fields of Science and Technology will share Korea's experience in national development and the historical role of the STP as well as the current state and future plans for the development of advanced science and technology industries and private-public R&D cooperation. The program followed by the seminar will provide an opportunity to visit Korea's major STP located in Daejeon and to meet officials and experts of the STP operation and research institutions."

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17 Nov 2011 ~ 17 Nov 2011

Seoul

PCE

Forum on Promotion of Traditional Sports 2011

At the IX Senior Officials' Meeting, sports were included in the former Working Group on Politics, Culture, Education (PCE) as a new field of cooperation (FMM/2010/3, para. 4). The member countries reached the consensus on the importance of sports as a useful means of strengthening cooperation in the framework of FEALAC. It has been widely recognized, as can be seen in the various activities carried out by United Nations Educational, Scientific, and CulturalO rganization(UNESCO) such as the Round table meetings on Traditional Sports and Game(TSG) that traditional sports plays an important role in promoting cultural diversity and preserving cultural identities at the local and national levels. Traditional sports also have a significant impact on national cohesion by fostering respect for the identities of communities from different cultural backgrounds. " " FEALAC enjoys a rich diversity of traditional sports. There exist more than 100 traditional sports among the member countries that have obtained world wide recognition. Promotion of development and exchanges of the traditional sports will contribute greatly in strengthening mutual understanding and friendly relations between FEALAC member countries." " The general objectives of the forum are as follows. The forum aims to facilitate creation of networks and deepen understanding of traditional sports of FEALAC countries by inviting policy makers and experts in traditional sports of member countries to the forum and sharing their situation and policies and private sectors' initiatives in the promotion of their traditional sports. We also aim to contribute in formulating effective government policy related to promotion of traditional sports by sharing and discussing successful experiences of member countries' public and private sector. Lastly, the forum seeks to find ways to increase exchanges of traditional sports among FEALAC member countries. "

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20 Sep 2011 ~ 20 Sep 2011

Seoul

PCE

3rd FEALAC Expert Meeting on Current Issues - E-learning

Due to the success of the 2nd FEALAC Expert Meeting on Current Issues on e-Learningo rganized in 2010 and to the request of member countries, the Republic of Korea decided to repeat the National Project in 2011 ino rder to allow FEALAC member countries who could not attend the event in 2010 to participate in 2011. The objectives of the conference on e-Learning are as follows: 1) To share policy experiences and practices in e-Learning among the FEALAC member countries 2) To enhance the knowledge and understanding on e-Learning 3) To recommend the application of e-Learning in the FEALAC member countries 4) To enrich cooperation on e-Learning among the FEALAC member countries 5) To build up network among the experts and officials from the FEALAC member countries. "

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Focal Point Contact.

OH, Eunju

Second Secretary

ejoh22@mofa.go.kr