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Convention on Biological Diversity

Mr. Tae Soo Kim
Second Secretary
Climate Change, Energy, Environment and Scientific Affairs Bureau
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
60, Sajik-ro 8-gil, Jongno-gu
Seoul 03172
Republic of Korea

CBD Primary NFP
+82 2 2100 7789
+82 2 2100 8470
Mr. Yun Je Lee
Consul General
Consulate General of the Republic of Korea
1250 René-Lévesque Boulevard West, Suite 3600
Montreal QC H3B 4W8
Canada

CBD Primary NFP
+1 514 845 2555
+1 514 845 1119
Mr. Jaehoon Jang
Deputy Director
Nature and Ecology Policy Division
Ministry of Environment
Building #6, Government Complex-Sejong
11 Doum 6-ro
Sejong Special Self-Governing City 30103
Republic of Korea

CBD Primary NFP, CHM NFP, SBSTTA NFP, Traditional Knowledge NFP, Protected Areas NFP, GTI NFP, Resource Mobilization FP, GSPC NFP
+82 44 201 7237
+82 44 201 7235
Mrs. Jeongheui Lim
Research Curator (Ph.D.), R&D Division
Secretariat / Korean Biodiversity Information Facility (KBIF)
National Science Museum
481 Daedeokdaero, Yuseong-gu
Daejeon 34143
Republic of Korea

GTI NFP
+82 42 601 7985
+82 42 601 7786
Ms. Chae Eun Lim
Senior Researcher
Plant Resources Division
National Institute of Biological Resources
Environmental Research Complex,
Hwangyeong-ro 42, Seo-gu
Incheon 22689
Republic of Korea

GTI NFP
+82 32 590 7533
+82 32 590 7445
Mr. Seung Hwan Oh
Director (Ph.D.)
Division of Forest Biodiversity Research
Korea National Arboretum
415 Gwangneung Soomokwonro, Soheul-eup
Pocheon-si Gyeonggi-do 11186
Republic of Korea

GTI NFP
+82 31 540 8801
+82 31 540 8800
Mr. Cheul-ho Lee
Director (Ph.D.)
DMZ Native Plants Research Division
Korea National Arboretum
415 Gwangneung Soomokwonro, Soheul-eup
Pocheon-si Gyeonggi-do 11186
Republic of Korea

GSPC NFP
+82 31 480 3001
+82 31 480 3019
Ms. Jeong-Mi Park
Senior Researcher
Plant Resources Division
National Institute of Biological Resources
Environmental Research Complex
Hwangyeong-ro 42, Seo-gu
Incheon 22689
Republic of Korea

GSPC NFP
+82 32 590 7184
+82 32 590 7517
Mr. Seung-Kook Choi
Research Scientist (Ph.D.)
R&D Coordination Division
Rural Development Administration
300 Nongsaengmyeong-ro, Deokjin-gu
Jeonju-si, Jeollabuk-do 54875
Republic of Korea

CHM NFP, Traditional Knowledge NFP, Resource Mobilization FP, GSPC NFP
+82 63 238 0753
Mr. Young-Dawng Moh
Head
Office of External Affairs
National Marine Biodiversity Institute of Korea
75 Jangsan-ro 101 beon-gil, Janghang-eup
Seocheon-gun, Chungcheongnam-do 33662
Republic of Korea

Marine and Coastal Biodiversity NFP
+82 41 950 0702
+82 41 950 0701
Mr. Hyoin Lim
Research Scientist (Ph.D.)
Forest Bioinformation Division
National Institute of Forest Science
39 Onjeong-ro, Gwonseon-gu
Suwon-si, Gyeonggi-do 16631
Republic of Korea

SBSTTA NFP, Protected Areas NFP
+82 31 290 1155
Mr. Soon Oh Kwon
Deputy Director
Forest Environment Conservation Division
Korea Forest Service
189 Cheongsa-ro, Seo-gu
Daejeon 35208
Republic of Korea

Protected Areas NFP
+82 42 481 4246
+82 42 481 1445
Mr. Sungho Choi
Researcher
Plant Resources Division
National Institute of Biological Resources
Environmental Research Complex
Hwangyeong-ro 42, Seo-gu
Incheon 22689
Republic of Korea

CHM NFP
+82 32 590 7418
+82 32 490 7417
Mr. Young-Hyo Chang
Director (Ph.D.)
ABS Research Support Center
Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology (KRIBB)
125 Gwahak-ro, Yuseong-gu
Daejeon 34141
Republic of Korea

CHM NFP
+82 42 860 4626
+82 42 879 8339
Ms. Hyerin Yoon
Deputy Director
Biodiversity Division
Ministry of Environment
Building #6, Government Complex-Sejong, 11 Doum 6-ro
Sejong Special Self-Governing City 30103
Republic of Korea

CHM NFP
+82 44 201 7251
+82 44 201 7261
Mr. Tae-Kwon Noh
Senior Researcher
Genetic Resources Information Center
National Institute of Biological Resources
Environmental Research Complex, Hwangyeong-ro
42, Seo-gu
Incheon 22689
Republic of Korea

SBSTTA NFP
+82 32 590 7550
+82 32 590 7165
Mr. Joonggy Jung
Deputy Director
International Cooperation Division
Korea Forest Service
189 Cheongsa-ro, Seo-gu
Daejeon 35208
Republic of Korea

SBSTTA NFP
+82 42 481 4292
+82 42 481 8884
Ms. Yiseul Kim
Research Scientist (Ph.D.)
International Technology Cooperation Center
Rural Development Administration
300 Nongsaengmyeong-ro, Deokjin-gu
Jeonju-si, Jeollabuk-do 54875
Republic of Korea

SBSTTA NFP
+82 63 238 1120
+82 63 238 1782
Mr. Byounghee Lee
Senior Researcher
Biological and Genetic Resources Utilization Division
National Institute of Biological Resources
Environmental Research Complex
Hwangyeong-ro 42, Seo-gu
Incheon 22689
Republic of Korea

Traditional Knowledge NFP
+82 32 590 7490
+82 32 590 7472

Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety

Mr. Tae Soo Kim
Second Secretary
Climate Change, Energy, Environment and Scientific Affairs Bureau
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
60, Sajik-ro 8-gil, Jongno-gu
Seoul 03172
Republic of Korea

Cartagena Protocol Primary NFP
+82 2 2100 7789
+82 2 2100 8470
Mr. Ho-Min Jang
Distinguished Research Scientist (Ph.D.)
Korea Biosafety Clearing House
Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology (KRIBB)
125 Gwahangno, Yuseong-gu
Daejeon 34141
Republic of Korea

BCH NFP
+82 42 879 8310
+82 42 879 8309
Ms. Kyungmin Yoon
Deputy Director
Bio-Convergence Industry Division
Ministry of Trade, Industry & Energy
402, Hannuri-daero
Sejong 30118
Republic of Korea

Cartagena Protocol emergency contact point
+82 42 879 8310
+82 42 879 8309

Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit-sharing