January 26, 2024

The Honourable Yuri Kim
Ambassador and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary
for Europe and Eurasian Affairs US Department of State

Virtual Address

ICAS Winter Symposium Veritas 2024
Russia’s War Against Ukraine and the Evolving Impact on the Korean Peninsula

February 26 2024 700 PM - 815 PM EST

On-line Registration
(Access Code to Registrant Only)

Dear Friend:

We are pleased to share with you that Ambassador Yuri Kim will address the virtual ICAS Winter Symposium Veritas on "Russia's War Against Ukraine and the Evolving Impact on the Korean Peninsula" on February 26, 2024.

AMB Kim is currently Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Europe and Eurasian Affairs (EUR). A career diplomat, Yuri has worked on key foreign policy and national security challenges across Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. She was Ambassador to the Republic of Albania from 2020 to 2023. Prior to that, she was director of Southern European Affairs, responsible for Turkey, Greece, Cyprus, and the broader Eastern Mediterranean region; director of the Center for the Study of the Conduct of Diplomacy; and director of the Office of European Security and Political-Military Affairs, responsible for NATO and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE). Yuri was Chief of Staff to then-Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken and, earlier in her career, a Special Assistant to Secretary Colin Powell. Amb Kim was also a member of the US delegation to the Six Party Talks on DPRK nuclear issues. Her other overseas assignments include Turkey, Iraq, the Republic of Korea, Japan, and China.

Yuri holds a BA from the University of Pennsylvania and an MPhil from Cambridge University. She grew up on the island of Guam.

Thank you.