Closing Ceremony | 21 June 16:00 | Grand Ballroom
Deputy Minister, Korea Forest Service
Dr. Chong-ho Park is the Deputy Minister of Korea Forest Service. He passed the 25th Higher Civil Service Examination. Over the past 28 years, he has served a number of positions, including Director of the Forest Resources Division and the International Cooperation Division, Counsellor of the Republic of Korea to Indonesia, and Director General of the Forest Resources Bureau, the Forest Welfare Bureau and the Planning and Coordination Bureau. Also, he served as the Vice Executive Director of the Asean-Korea Forest Cooperation(AFoCo) Secretariat, contributing to forestry cooperation in Asia and the Pacific.
As an expert in forest policy, Dr. Park conducted major forestry businesses, including forest cultivating projects and inter-Korean Forestry Cooperation, and built a system that makes forests contribute to achieving the national carbon reduction target by enacting the Act on the Management and Improvement of Carbon Sink to respond to climate change. Also, he has laid the foundation on forest welfare by enacting the Forest Welfare Promotion Act and establishing Korea Forest Welfare Institute