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Meeting with H.E. Erna Solberg, Prime Minister of Norway at the World Economic Forum 2018 in Davos
January 24, 2018

The World Economic Forum hosted its 48th annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, on 23-26 January 2018, under the theme “Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World”. This year, the forum was co-chaired by seven women, including H.E. Erna Solberg, Prime Minister of Norway, and Co-Chair of the Advocacy Group for the Sustainable Development Goals Advocacy Group, appointed by the United Nations Secretary-General.

Amb. Dho Young-shim, Chairperson of UNWTO ST-EP Foundation and UN SDGs Advocate, attended the Forum and took this opportunity to have a meeting with Prime Minister Solberg on Jan. 24, 2018, in preparation of the upcoming visit of a Norwegian delegation led by PM Solberg to the Republic of Korea, during the XXIII Olympic Winter Games, commonly known as PyeongChang 2018.

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(1st): Amb. Dho Young-shim, Chairperson of UNWTO ST-EP Foundation and UN SDGs Advocate, H.E. Erna Solberg, with Prime Minister of Norway and Co-Chair of the UN SDGs Advocacy Group; (2nd) the seven female co-chairs of Davos Forum (source: WEF)

High Level Meeting with Former Spanish Prime Minister Aznar and is spouse, Former Mayor of Madrid, S
January 19, 2018

On Jan. 19, 2018, Amb. Dho Young-shim, Chairperson of UNWTO ST-EP Foundation and UN SDGs Advocate, had a high-level meeting with Mr. José María Aznar, 160th Prime Minister of Spain (1996-2004), and his spouse Ms. Ana Botella, the first female mayor of Madrid (2011-2015).

The meeting took place at Mr. Aznar’s office in Madrid, in preparation of the upcoming 9th Asian Leadership Conference (ALC), an annual international conference hosted in Seoul, South Korea, by leading Korean daily newspaper Chosun Ilbo, characterized by its numerous prominent speakers.

Mr. Aznar evoked the Instituto Atlántico de Gobierno (IADG), a center of higher university education "of excellence" he has created to teach a Master's Degree in Leadership, Government and Public Management.

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(left) Amb. Dho Young-shim, Chairperson of UNWTO ST-EP Foundation and UN SDGs Advocate with Mr. José María Aznar and his spouse Ms. Ana Botella: (right) Mr. Aznar at the Instituto Atlántico de Gobierno (source: http://www.jmaznar.es)

Presentation on PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics during FITUR, Madrid, Spain
January 18, 2018

Amb. Dho Young-shim, Chairperson of UNWTO ST-EP Foundation and UN SDGs Advocate attended the 2018 edition of the international Tourism Trade Fair FITUR, which took place on Jan. 17 to 21, in Madrid, Spain.

As South Korea will host the 2018 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XXIII Olympic Winter Games and commonly known as PyeongChang 2018, Amb. Dho encouraged the audience to actively support this milestone event, which will promote a spirit of peace and unity.

She also invited them to visit the booth of South Korea in FITUR, and to enjoy the vibrant and diverse Korean culture, mixing tradition and modernity.

The ST-EP Foundation pays tribute to outgoing UNWTO SG Taleb Rifai – Madrid, Spain
January 16, 2018

On Jan. 16, 2018 in Madrid, a reception was hosted in Madrid by Ambassadors from Middle-East countries to the Kingdom of Spain, in honor of outgoing UNWTO Secretary-General Taleb Rifai.
Amb. Dho Young-shim, Chairperson of the UNWTO Foundation and UN SDGs Advocate, took this opportunity to offer a book prepared by the ST-EP Foundation not only as a tribute to Dr. Rifai but also a legacy to the future generations.

Bound with traditional Korean techniques, and illustrated by French artist Jean Berthelot-Kleck, the book is a collection of keynote speeches delivered by Dr. Rifai during the period 2010-2017, with the purpose to provide the youth with a valuable source of knowledge and inspiration, and to encourage them to play an active role in the the world tourism community, not only as responsible travelers but also as committed professionals.

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1st: Amb. Dho Young-shim, Chairperson of UNWTO ST-EP Foundation and UN SDGs Advocate with Dr. Taleb Rifai, outgoing UNWTO Secretary-General, 2nd Illustration by Mr. Jean Berthelot-Kleck; 3rd cover of the book

 
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