The Republic of Korea (ROK) is firing from all cylinders to ensure one of its nationals emerges as a member of the United Nations(UN) Board of Auditors (BoA) and its foreign ministry is on the driver’s seat of this strategic campaign, Cyber Era Online(www.cyberera.com.ng) has gathered.
The ROK candidate is currently Chairman of the ROK Board of Audit and Inspection (BAI)Choe Jae hyeong and registered his candidacy in April, 2019 for the BoA elections, slated for this November for the term 2020-2026. Jae hyeong boasts both fairness and transparency credentials and marketers of his candidature are underscoring these in all communications around his candidacy.
The ROK Ministry of Foreign Affairs is pushing the campaign in close cooperation with its overseas missions and the BAI.
Recently, Minister of Foreign Affairs Kang Kyung-wha, hosted a reception in order to ask the Diplomatic Corps accredited to the ROK to support the ROK candidate running for a post on the United Nations Board of Auditors BoA, at the ROK Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The event brought together nearly 130 participants, including the BAI officials such as Chairman Choe and Ambassadors as well as officials from 85 Diplomatic Missions in the ROK.
In welcoming guests, Minister Kang commended Chairman Choe’s outstanding qualities and professional competence and asked for the participants’ active support for his candidacy for the UN BoA, while explaining the BAI’s world-leading capability in audit and abundant experiences in international cooperation.
In his campaign speech, Chairman Choe explained the BAI’s plans and capabilities to enhance the fairness and transparency of operations of the United Nations, and underscored the BAI’s willingness to contribute to the development of the UN and the international community on the basis of close partnerships among the UN member states.
The reception served as an opportunity to enhance the UN member states’ attention to and understanding of the ROK’s candidate.