News1 is a news agency widely recognized as influential and innovative news media in South Korea, established in 2011 by MoneyToday Media Group. About 350 journalists deliver more than 1000 real-time news and 1000 photos to our readers every day. News1 has successfully strengthened the service with its video news contents. It boasts more than 2.5 million views a day through online channels including mobile apps. News1 has the partnership with Reuters, AFP, and BioCentury. News1 acquired exclusive and official rights to release the North Korean state's newspaper, Rodong Sinmun for South Korean readers at the end of 2019.
Baek-kyu, LEE News1 CEOBaek-kyu Lee is the CEO of News1 who originally worked as a journalist for about 10 years
in South Korean daily Hankook-Ilbo. He started his career in MoneyToday Media Group since 2001 as one of the founding members.
He worked successively as a head of editorial department, a New York correspondent, the chief editor, the vice-president and the president.
Since early 2016, he has been demonstrating outstanding leadership as the CEO of News1 under the spirits of accuracy and integration.
The UN Future Forum
The UN Future Forum
The UN Future Forum is the Korean Node of The Millennium Project established in 2004 under Ministry of Strategy and Finance.The Millennium Project connects futurists around the world to improve global foresight. It was founded in 1996 after a three-year feasibility study with the United Nations University, Smithsonian Institution, Futures Group International, and the American Council for the UNU. It is now an independent non-profit global participatory futures research think tank of futurists, scholars, business planners, and policy makers who work for international organizations, governments, corporations, NGOs, and universities. The Millennium Project manages a coherent and cumulative process that collects and assesses judgments from over 3,500 people since the beginning of the project, selected by its 58 Nodes around the world. The work is distilled in the annual "State of the Future", "Futures Research Methodology" series, special studies, and integrated into its Global Futures Intelligence System.
Young-sook, PARK The UN Future Forum CEOYoung-sook Park The UN Future Forum CEO Park Young-sook has been a bold and brave pioneer personally and professionally in changing Korean perceptions of how a Korean woman should think and act in Korean society. She became the first Korean woman to be an Information Officer at the British Embassy and served for 20 years. She has forged long lasting friendships with a lot of world’s foremost futurists and delivered their findings to South Korean audience through publishing books and giving public lectures. She has been the Chair of south Korean Node of The Millennium Project and the World Future Society in Korea since 2004. She represents 18 different global futures research organizations from the world including WFS, MP, TechcastGlobal, etc.