Joined: Kiruna Ministerial meeting, 2013

Gyo-yeon Lee
Desk Officer for Arctic Policy, 2nd Secretary
Global Environment and Science Division
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
E-mail: gylee16@mofa.go.kr
Jongno-gu, Seoul
Republic of Korea

Featured Projects

Red Knots. Photo: Morten Ekker

Arctic Migratory Birds Initiative (AMBI)

Improving the status and secure the long-term sustainability of declining Arctic breeding migratory bird populations.

Actions for Arctic Biodiversity

Implementing the recommendations of the Arctic Biodiversity Assessment.

Sustaining Arctic Observing Networks (SAON)

SAON's vision is a connected, collaborative, and comprehensive long-term pan-Arctic Observing System that serves societal needs.
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Contaminant issues: POPs and mercury

Assessing the effects of contaminants in the Arctic
Permafrost erosion in Alaska. Photo: USGS / M. Torre Jorgenson

Climate Issues: Cryosphere, meteorology, ecosystem impacts

Developing work on thresholds and extremes, Arctic/mid-latitude weather connections and performance of global models in the Arctic, with contributions from the meteorology community; and evaluating th...
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Systematically Strengthening Observer Engagement in PAME’s Shipping Work

Identifying options for leveraging Observer interest, expertise and engagement in PAME’s shipping work.