Unification Minister Kim meets with UNICEF Executive Director
Unification Minister Kim Yeon Chul met with UNICEF Executive
Director Henrietta H. Fore at the Government Complex Seoul on August 26.
The Ministry of Unification and UNICEF have had cooperative
relations over more than 20 years, since 1996.
Minister Kim said, “I am very grateful to UNICEF for continually and
faithfully carrying out heath and nutrition projects for infants and
pregnant women in North Korea amid such difficult conditions.”
The chief of the UN Children’s Fund said, “Children in North Korea
are growing up with health and nutritional problems, and this issue
can go on and on,” and asked the South to provide support for
In response, Minister Kim emphasized, “The government’s principle is
to push for humanitarian aid projects in North Korea separately from