News & Events

Congratulatory Remarks for Gwanghwamun Arirang Special Art Exhibition

Remarks Harry Harris U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea Gwanghwamun Plaza Monday, June 15, 10:00 a.m. AS DELIVERED Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun, Chairman Ban Ki-moon, Foreign Minister Kang, fellow members of the Diplomatic Corps, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen. It’s a great honor to be here today at the opening of the Gwanghwamun Arirang ...
Read More»

Health and Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy Seoul, Republic of Korea

June 12, 2020 Location:  Republic of Korea (ROK) Event:  The government of Korea has implemented QR code-based registration of visitors at bars, clubs, and other entertainment facilities for better contract tracing of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases. Effective June 10, 2020, the Republic of Korea (ROK) began a QR code-based registration of patrons at bars, clubs, and ...
Read More»

The Department of State’s Plan To Implement the U.S. Strategy on Women, Peace, and Security

WOMEN, PEACE, AND SECURITY OFFICE OF GLOBAL WOMEN’S ISSUES JUNE 11, 2020 With the signing of the Women, Peace, and Security Act of 2017  the United States became the first nation with a comprehensive law on this agenda, reaffirming our strong, bipartisan recognition that when women fully participate in civic and economic life, nations are ...
Read More»

2019 Report on International Religious Freedom

OFFICE OF INTERNATIONAL RELIGIOUS FREEDOM JUNE 10, 2020 The annual Report to Congress on International Religious Freedom – the International Religious Freedom Report – describes the status of religious freedom in every country. The report covers government policies violating religious belief and practices of groups, religious denominations and individuals, and U.S. policies to promote religious ...
Read More»

Statement by Ambassador Harry Harris

“I am deeply troubled about the events surrounding the brutal killing of George Floyd in Minnesota and the ongoing aftermath. I hurt to see our Nation going through such difficult times. Most demonstrators across the U.S. today are formed in peaceful protests against racism, bigotry and hatred. I stand with them. I share the conviction ...
Read More»