Past event

Research Event

The North viewed from the North: A Swedish diplomat's take on North Korea since 2001

Chatham House, London

Asia Programme, Korean Peninsula

Participants

Speaker: Ambassador Paul Beijer, Special Advisor to the Swedish Government on Korean Peninsular issues

Chair: Jim Hoare

Overview

The meeting will take place from 13:15 to 14:15. Lunch will be available from 12:45-13:15 (£10 charge).

Ambassador Paul Beijer is currently Special Advisor to the Swedish Government on Korean Peninsular issues. Before his current role, he served as the Minister and Charge d'Affaires at the Embassy of Sweden in Pyongyang, Democratic People's Republic of Korea and later as the Ambassador. Prior to this he was the Chair of the EU Common Foreign & Security Policy (CFSP) and has occupied many positions within the Swedish Foreign Ministry, where he started his career in 1983.