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Secretariat

Office of the Director-General
Gi Hyung Keum, Director-General
  • Oversees the operation of ICHCAP's four offices
    Office of Strategic Development, Office of
    Planning and Management, Office of Information and
    Research, and Office of Cooperation and Networking
  • Participates as a non-voting member of ICHCAP's Governing Board
  • Takes part in ICHCAP's Executive Committee
+82 (0)63 230 9701
Office of Strategic Development
Seong-Yong Park, Director
  • Oversees the overall operation of the Office of Strategic Development
+82 (0)44 865 9750
(ext. 2001)
Jinyoung Seo, Assistant Programme Specialist
  • Publishing ICH Courier
  • Publishing Living Heritage Series (2021)
  • Organizing ICHCAP Advisory Meeting
  • Assisting in Silk Roads Living Heritage Network Launching and Inaugural events
+82 (0)63 230 9711
Jae-wang Kim, Assistant Programme Specialist
  • ICHCAP e-newsletter (ICH Plus)
  • Developing web services for Silk Roads Living Heritage Network
  • Developing ICHCAP Publication Standardization Manual
  • Assisting in Silk Roads Living Heritage Network Launching and Inaugural events
  • Administrative affairs of Strategic Development Office
+82 (0)63 230 9736
Youkyeong Jang, Project Consultant
  • Implementing the Preparatory work and Inaugural events of Silk Road Living Heritage Network
  • Survey Project on Handicrafts Workshop along Silk Roads
  • Publishing Multilingual edition of the Survey analysis report on Festivals
  • Assisting in organizing ICHCAP Advisory Meeting
+82 (0)44 865 9750
(ext. 2362)
Office of Planning and Management
Boyoung Cha, Director
  • Oversees the daily operation of the Office of Planning and Management
  • Chief officer of Information disclosure, personal information protection and anti-corruption
  • Finance secretary
+82 (0)63 230 9720
Milee Choi, Programme Specialist
  • Human resources management
  • Inspection affairs
  • Strategic planning (task and policy management)
  • Budget management and expenditure secretary
  • The Government cooperation
  • UNESCO and category Ⅱ centers cooperation
+82 (0)63 230 9721
JungSeon Lim, Programme Specialist
  • Bidding and contract management
  • Accounting management
  • Salary management and tax affairs
  • Anti-corruption affairs
  • Staff welfare and general affairs
+82 (0)63 230 9722
Sangmook Park, Programme Specialist
  • Developing long-term strategy
  • Governing board meeting and executive committee meeting
  • Regulation and bylaws management
  • UNESCO and member states cooperation
  • Staff training and capacity building
  • Information disclosure and personal information protection affairs
+82 (0)63 230 9723
Sailom Lee, Assistant Programme Specialist
  • Assisting accounting management
  • Office property and official residence management
  • Assisting UNESCO and category Ⅱ centers cooperation
  • Releasing press releases
+82 (0)63 230 9702
Nanyoung Kim, Assistant Programme Specialist
  • Staff service and duty management
  • Recordings and documents management
  • Secretary to the Director-General
  • Assisting UNESCO and member states cooperation
  • Operating internal meetings and Culture Day
  • Cooperation with related organisations and MoU management
+82 (0)63 230 9702
Ju Young Kim, Consultant
  • Safety control
  • Publishing ICHCAP 10th Anniversary Book
  • Collect statistical data
  • Assisting Office of Planning and Management / Programme Development Team
+82 (0)63 230 9714
Seon Young Park, Intern
  • Office supplies ledger management and filing the accounting documents
  • Donated goods, books, souvenir management
  • Managing the daily health care for COVID 19
+82 (0)63 230 9711
Programme Development Team(TFT)
Gyuri Bak, Section Chieft
  • Directing Programme Development Task Force Team
  • Directing ICH SDGs case study project
  • Directing ODA project development
+82 (0)63 230 9710
Soyoung Min, Programme Specialist
  • Publishing ICHCAP 10th Anniversary Book
  • Implementing baseline survey for 2022 ODA project
  • ICH SDGs case study project
+82 (0)63 230 9721
Zhansulu Issayeva, Project Consultant
  • Program development research for 2023 ODA project
  • Implementing need survey for 2023 ODA project
  • Assisting baseline survey for 2022 ODA project
+82 (0)63 230 9712
Office of Information and Research
Sun-Bok Choi, Director
  • Oversees the daily operation of the Office of Information and Research
+82 (0)44 865 9750
(ext. 3480)
Min Yung Jung, Programme Specialist
  • Operating ichLinks project and network building
    (Southeast Asia and Northeast Asia)
  • Local government cooperative projects
  • ICH publication project
+82 (0)44 865 9750
(ext. 8416)
Boram Kim, Assistant Programme Specialist
  • Operating ICHCAP database and TF team
  • ichLinks network building (Central Asia and Pacific)
  • Supporting development of ICH-themed multimedia content
  • Supporting ICH Events & Festivals
+82 (0)63 230 9731
Yunsuk Jang, Assistant Programme Specialist
  • Operating ichLinks database and archive
  • ichLinks network building (South Asia)
  • ICH Video Production Project
  • Administrative affairs of Information and Research Office
+82 (0)63 230 9733
Jina Choi, Assistant Programme Specialist
  • Developing content and web services for ichLinks
  • Managing development of ichLinks system
  • Operating ichLinks website
  • Managing copyright matters of ichLinks
+82 (0)44 865 9750
(ext. 9370)
Jinsol Seo, Assistant Programme Specialist
  • Managing development of ichLinks system
  • Maintaining hardware/software systems and website
  • Information Security
+82 (0)63 230 9734
Chanyeong Kim, Intern
  • Student Intern
+82 (0)63 230 9739
Office of Cooperation and Networking
Weonmo Park, Director
  • Oversees the daily operation of the Office of Cooperation and Networking
+82 (0)63 230 9740
Min Jung Kim, Programme Specialist
  • ICH School Network
  • ICH network in Central Asia
  • ICH Associate Expert Program
  • Assisting Developing ICH Raising Awareness Materials
  • Assisting Women-centered Traditional Craft Promotion Project
+82 (0)63 230 9741
Minji Kim, Programme Specialist
  • Implementing Overall Result Framework (ORF) for the 2003 Convention
  • Developing ICH Massive Open Online Course (MOOC)
  • Maritime ICH networks
  • Assisting World Forum for ICH
  • Assisting ICH network in Southeast Asia
+82 (0)63 230 9742
Minkyoung Yun, Assistant Programme Specialist
  • World Forum for ICH
  • ICH Network in Southeast Asia
  • ICH Webinar Series Homepage
  • Assisting Higher Education Network (Field School)
  • Assisting ICH MOOC Development
+82 (0)63 230 9746
Hyeonju Song, Assistant Programme Specialist
  • Developing ICH Raising Awareness Materials
  • ICH network in South Asia
  • Community Exchange of Tug-of-War
  • Assisting ICH School Network
+82 (0)63 230 9745
Michael Peterson, Assistant Programme Specialist
  • Assisting ICH MOOC Development
  • ICH Webinar Series Homepage
  • Assisting World Forum for ICH
  • Editing Documentation
+82 (0)63 230 9744
Yeeun Jeong, Project Consultant
  • Assisting World Forum for ICH
  • Assisting ICH MOOC Development
  • Assisting Office Projects
+82 (0)63 230 9747
Hwa Yeong Lee, Project Consultant
  • Assisting ICH MOOC Development
  • Assisting Office Projects
+82 (0)63 230 9743
WHIPC Preparatory Office
Planning and Establishment Team (TFT)
Deok-soon Kim, Planning and Establishment Chief
  • Directing the Establishment of the Centre
  • Planning and Administration
+82 (0)44 251 1010
Nayeon Lee, Project Consultant
  • Publishing World Heritage Glossary in Korean
  • Establishment of the Centre
  • Government and Congress Cooperation
  • Managing 2021 Budget and Securing 2022 Budget
+82 (0)44 251 1011
Sojeong Kang, Project Consultant
  • Preparation of the Centre Administration and Operation
  • Property Management
  • Managing the Network of the Centre
+82 (0)44 251 1012
Sheena Verallo, Intern
  • Intern
Heritage Interpretation Programmes Team (TFT)
Haeree Shim, Programme Chief
  • Directing overall WHIPIC Projects
  • International Cooperation
  • 2021 Heritage Interpretation Webinar Series
+82(0)44 251 1020
Soobeen Cho, Project Consultant
  • Online Lecture Series on Understanding World Heritage Interpretation and Presentation
  • Establishing Database of World Heritage Stakeholders and Construction of the Online Directory
  • Managing Cooperation with Our World Heritage Initiative
  • Publishing World Heritage Interpretation and Presentation Research Edited Book
+82(0)44 251 1021
Namwoong Kim, Project Consultant
  • Research & Education project development strategy Survey
  • Center’s Medium and Long-term Project Development
  • 2021 International Cultural Heritage Fair (Heritage Korea)
+82(0)44 251 1022

Governing Board

Board Members

The governing board meets at an annual governing board meeting and occasionally through extra-ordinary sessions to accomplish the following:

  • approve our long-term and medium-term programs
  • approve our annual work plan and budget
  • examine our annual reports
  • issue rules and regulations and determine our financial, administrative, and personnel management procedures
  • decide on regional and international organizations’ participation in our work
Hyun Mo Kim
Administrator, Cultural Heritage Administration, Republic of Korea
Himalchuli Gurung
Programme Specialist for Culture, UNESCO Beijing Office
Kyung hoon Yi
Director General, Heritage Promotion Bureau, Cultural Heritage Administration, Republic of Korea
Jong-ho Kyun
Director General, Cultural Affairs Bureau of Ministry of Foreign Affair, Republic of Korea
Hiroyuki Shimatani
President, National Institute for Cultural Heritage, Japan
Yanhui Zhu
Deputy Director, Bureau of International Exchanges and Cooperation, Ministry of Culture and Tourism, China
Chang Hwee Nee
Chief Executive Officer, National Heritage Board, Singapore
Kyung Koo Han
Secretary-General, Korean National Commission for UNESCO, Republic of Korea
Gi Hyung Keum
Director-General, ICHCAP, Republic of Korea
Auditor
Mun seok Kim(Auditor)
Certified Public Accountant, Nexia Samduk Corporation, Republic of Korea

Executive Committee

Committee Members
Kyung-hoon, Yi
Director General, Heritage Promotion Bureau, Cultural Heritage Administration
Jong-ho Kyun
Director General, Cultural Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Jonghee Lee
Director-General, National Intangible Heritage Center
Youngchang Choi
President, Korea Cultural Heritage Foundation
Shin Tak-geun
Chairperson, Korea Intangible Cultural Heritage Committee
Gi Hyung Keum
Director-General, ICHCAP