Oh Joon

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Oh Joon
President of the United Nations Economic and Social Council
In office
24 July 2015 – 28 July 2016
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon
Preceded by Martin Sadjik
Succeeded by Frederick Musiiwa Makamure Shava
South Korean Ambassador to the United Nations
In office
20 September 2013 – 30 December 2016[1]
President Park Geun-hye
Hwang Kyo-ahn (Acting)
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon
Succeeded by Cho Tae-yeol
South Korean Ambassador to Singapore
In office
President Lee Myung-bak
Park Geun-hye
Personal details
Born 4 October 1955 (1955-10-04) (age 63)
Seoul, Republic of Korea
Nationality South Korean
Spouse(s) Kim Miri
Alma mater Seoul National University (1974–1978)
London School of Economics and Political Science (1982–1983)
Stanford University (1990–1992)

Oh Joon (Hangul오준; Hanja吳俊; born 4 October 1955) was the South Korean Ambassador to the United Nations (UN). He became South Korean Ambassador to the United Nations in September 2013. From July 24, 2015 to July 28, 2016, he was the 71st President of the UN Economic and Social Council.[2][3][4]

In 2016, Joon was appointed by Erik Solheim, the Chairman of the Development Assistance Committee, to serve on the High Level Panel on the Future of the Development Assistance Committee under the leadership of Mary Robinson.[5]


  1. ^ http://news.naver.com/main/read.nhn?mode=LSD&mid=sec&sid1=100&oid=011&aid=0002947538
  2. ^ (in Korean)(in English) 1056 재외공관장 인사_첨부.hwp [Personnel Announcement for heads of mission_Attachment.hwp], 재외공관장 인사 〔제10-56호 보도자료〕 [Personnel Announcement for heads of mission, Press Release No. 10-56], 대한민국 외교통상부 인사운영팀 (Personnel Management Team, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Republic of Korea), 2010-01-28, archived from the original on 2018-09-16, retrieved 2018-09-16
  3. ^ "오준 : 네이버 통합검색".
  5. ^ High Level Panel on the Future of the Development Assistance Committee Development Assistance Committee.
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