(Photo Gallery) Ambassador Mark W. Lippert Visits “Beomeosa” Temple with 21 Aspiring Flight Attendants in Busan

November 30, 2016 – Ambassador Mark W. Lippert visited Busan’s famous “Beomeosa” Temple with 21 female students of Aircraft Cabin Service Management Department, Dongeui Institute of Technology, in Busan.  The Ambassador and the students were given a guided tour and was briefed on the history of Beomeosa by the Senior Monk.
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October 6, 2016

U.S. Ambassador to Korea Mark W. Lippert attended the opening ceremony of the “2016 Busan International Film Festival (BIFF)” marking its 21st anniversary.  This year, 301 films from 69 countries were screened for 10 days from October 6 to October 15, 2016.   At the opening ceremony, Ambassador Lippert posed for the cameras with other celebrities, ...
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September 26, 2016

U.S. Ambassador to Korea Mark W. Lippert takes a moment of silence at a wreath-laying ceremony honoring Dutch fallen heroes at the United Nations Cemetery in Korea (UNMCK) in Busan, alongside Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, Dutch Ambassador to Korea Lody Embrechts, Dutch Veterans who fought for Korea during the Korean War, and Minister Park ...
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09/23/16 – Ambassador Lippert on the Critical Moment for Global Climate Change

Remarks Ambassador Mark Lippert Republic of Korea September 23, 2016 : “The Critical Moment for Global Climate Change Action” Welcome Good morning.  It’s a great honor to be here today to talk about climate change and the Paris Agreement.  It is a critical moment in the global effort to arrest the catastrophic global impact of ...
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July 5-6, 2016

U.S. Ambassador Mark W. Lippert visited Busan and Changwon on July 5-6, 2016. On July 5, the Ambassador gave an interview to reporters at Busan City Hall and celebrated 240 years of American independence at Busan Lotte Hotel. He also announced the official re-designation of the “American Presence Post in Busan” to “U.S. Consulate in ...
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We Are A “Consulate”

On July 5, 2016, U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea Mark Lippert announced to the media at Busan City Hall that the “American Presence Post in Busan” is being officially designated as  the “U.S. Consulate in Busan.”  Ambassador Lippert also made the same announcement at the Independence Day reception that evening. The decision to ...
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June 23 – 24, 2016

U.S. Ambassador Mark W. Lippert visited Busan on June 23-24, 2016. On June 23, the Ambassador gave special lectures to students and answered questions at Busan American Corner and Busan International Foreign Language High School. He granted an interview to Busan e-FM 90.5, Busan’s sole English-language radio, on the morning of June 24.
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04/27/16 – Ambassador Mark Lippert Remarks at Civil Space Agreement Signing Ceremony

Remarks Ambassador Mark Lippert April 27, 2016 : Welcome Foreign Minister Yun, thank you, for your very kind words.  And I would just say at the outset, we–on your comments on North Korea–we remain completely aligned on our goals and need to work closely together. We appreciate you highlighting that great area of cooperation between ...
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02/19/16 – Ambassador Mark W. Lippert Remarks at Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Korea Headquarters Building, Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Remarks Ambassador Mark Lippert Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Busan, Republic of Korea February 19, 2016 : AMBASSADOR LIPPERT:  Good afternoon everyone.  (Remarks in Korean). So I basically said, welcome everybody, great to be here.  Especially because I am a sailor, I am particularly honored to be here today.  Admiral Byrne, you’re right.  It feels good to ...
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February 18-19, 2016

Ambassador Mark W. Lippert maintained a busy schedule during his February 18-19 visit to Busan. He appeared on KNN TV’s morning talk show “People Focus “; participated in a swim relay and led a discussion with approximately 20 students of Korea Maritime and Ocean University at Yeongdo Public Sports Center; toured Jagalchi fish market; and ...
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February 26 – 27, 2015

U.S. Ambassador to Korea Mark W. Lippert visited Busan on February 26 -27, 2015, engaging in various activities which include paying a courtesy call on Busan Mayor Suh Byung-soo (right); touring GE Offshore and Marine Technology Training Center, Boeing and KAL Tech Center; giving congratulatory remarks at the opening of the “World Association of Brick ...
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