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Dokdo: Special Envoys to The Hague

Dokdo: Special Envoys to The Hague

About 120 years ago … Imperialism was sweeping through the world. The Japanese government was armed with superior military power. Japan went after Korea’s diplomatic rights. It began lobbying the Western powers and laying the groundwork. In 1895, Japan killed Empress Myeongseong. The queen actively engaged in diplomatic activities to protect Korea. In 1904, Japan [...]

May we speak?

May we speak?

VANK is hosting the “May We Speak International Film Festival” to promote the brutality of Japanese war crimes, including the “comfort women” issue. This festival won’t be a famous event with renowned directors like Steven Spielberg and Hollywood stars in attendance. However, it will be an event where young Koreans will show their talent for [...]

VANK and MOFAT signed MOU

VANK and MOFAT signed MOU

VANK and MOFAT(Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade) signed Memorandum Of Understadning in last Wednesday. VANK and MOFAT will train Korean teenagers as the Digital Diplomat who introduce Korea to the world by digital devices and the internet. Minister Kim Sung-Hwan and Gitae Park, Director of VANK signed MOU. Minister Kim spoke why he decided [...]

Sixth Global Korea Travel&Culture Honorary Ambassador Ceremony

Sixth Global Korea Travel&Culture Honorary Ambassador Ceremony

In last Monday, about 150 college students gathered at the National Museum of Korea. All students were candidates of Global Korea Travel&Culture Honorary Ambassador. VANK and Visit Korea Commitee has appointed about 4,200 students as Global Korea Travel&Culture Honorary Ambassador who  introduce travel and culture information to the world. For this project, VANK and VKC prepared [...]

Africa’s Friend

Africa’s Friend

VANK’s New Dream, Korea Becomes a Friend of Africa. AFRICA The continent of the world’s poorest countries The continent of malaria and AIDS The land of never-ending conflict and war The world’s most dangerous destination Africans have suffered from the lingering legacy of long colonial rule. The black continent of Africa has lost hope. One [...]

Have you ever been to Korea?

Have you ever been to Korea? If you are a non-Korean and have traveled to Korea we are looking to hear about your experience. This survey is being used to gather information about Korea from a foreign perspective. This is your chance to share your first impressions and things you liked or disliked about your [...]

VANK starts podcast!

VANK starts podcast!

VANK starts a podcast for anyone who wants to know more about Korean history, culture, food and related topics! One day, we got an email from a member of VANK. She’s using iPhone. And she gets many videos and audios from subscribed podcasts. Since she has a lot of interests about Korea, she wanted to subscribe to some [...]