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MAFRA to Attend 40th General Assembly of UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
Date 2017-07-05
◇ (Summary of business trip) July 2 (Mon) ~ July 5, 2017 (Wed) (two nights and four days), Rome, Italy 

◇ (Key activities) Keynote speech on "Climate Change, Agriculture, Food Security"
  ○ Election of member states and BOD chairman, approval of member countries’ contribution ratios 
   * Korea will need to be re-elected in this general meeting due to the expiration of its term of office 
     (June 13, 2015 - June 30, 2018)
    ** Contributions made by Korea from 2018 to 2019 (provisional): US$ 10,252,092 
     (2.039% per annum, 13th place among member countries)

  ○ (Bilateral meetings) 
  ① FAO secretary general 
  ② Vice Minister of Agriculture of Republic of Ireland and Vice Minister of Agriculture of Indonesia (subject to change) 
  ③ IFAD governor



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