Kun Goh

Name in full Goh, Kun
Date of Birth January 2, 1938
Place of Birth Seoul, Republic of Korea
Address Rm#1014, Woman's Mission Center 1-1
Yeonji-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, Korea
Family Married with three sons

2007Honorary Doctor of Political Science, Sophia University
2001Honorary Doctor of Laws, Syracuse University
1992Honorary Doctor of Laws, Won Kwang University
1984Visiting Professor at M.I.T., U.S.A
1983Visiting Fellow at Harvard University, U.S.A
1968 -1971M.S. of City Planning, Seoul National University (SNU)
1956 -1960B.S. of Political Science, SNU
1953 -1956Kyung Ki High School

2014. 3 -presentChairman of Green Asia Organization
2009.12-2010.12Chairman of Presidential Committee on Social Cohesion
2008. 2-presentEmeritus Chair of the Board of Directors of Climate Change Center
2004.11-presentMember, Board of Trustees of Syracuse University
2004.9 -present Member, Advisory Council of Transparency International
2004.3.-2004.5Acting President and Prime Minister of Korea
2003.2.-2004.5Prime Minister of Korea
2002.8.-2003.2Chairperson of Transparency International Korea
1998.7-2002.6Mayor of Seoul Metropolitan Government (elected)
1997 – 1998Prime Minister of Korea
1996 – 1997Co-President of Korea Federation for Environment Movement
1994 – 1997President of Myong Ji University
1988 – 1990Mayor of Seoul Metropolitan Government (appointed)
1987Minister of Home Affairs
1985 – 1988A Member of the 12th National Assembly
1981 – 1982Minister of Agriculture and Marine Affairs
1980 – 1981Minister of Transportation
1980The Chief Adviser of the Korea Research Institute for Human Settlement
1979 – 1980Chief Secretary of Political Affairs to the President
1975 – 1979Governor of the Jeonnam Province
1973 – 1975Director-General of the Bureau of Local Government and Administration on the New Village Movement, Ministry of Home affairs
1971 – 1973Commissioner of the New Village Movement
1961Passed the High Civil Service Examination
1959The President of the General Students Council, Seoul National University

2002Polestar Order from the Mongolian President 2002
2001Global Integrity Award, Transparency International
2000Designated as one of the Eight Figures of GREAT(Governance With Respect, Ethics, Accountability and Transparency)
by the Fordham Institute for Ethics and Economic policy
2000The Outstanding Policy-Maker Award, Korea University
1999Plaque of Certificate in Recognition of His Contribution to Women’s Empowerment, Korea Women’s Federation
1982Order of Service Merit, Blue Stripes
1972Order of Service Merit, Red Stripes



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