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AUGUST 17 TO AUGUST 18 - 7TH GLOBAL KOREAN POLITICIANS FORUM

Burnaby, BC - The Honourable Yonah Martin, the first Canadian senator of Korean descent, attended the 7th Global Korean Politicians Forum (August 18 to 19, 2021), with the theme of Harmony with the world, peace on the Korean Peninsula. The Overseas Korea Foundation sponsored the biannual conference hosted by the Overseas Korean Politicians Council (OKPC) in-person in Jeju, Korea as well as virtually due to COVID-19 restrictions. Senator Martin was acclaimed as Chair of the Overseas Korean Politicians Council (OKPC) for a 4-year term, succeeding Washington State Representative Cindy Ryu, who served an extended 6-year term.