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NEWS1 Future Forum 2020 Beyond Conflicts, Toward Co-Prosperity
  • News1


    News1 is a news agency widely recognized as influential and innovative news media in South Korea, established in 2011 by MoneyToday Media group. About nationwide 550 News1 journalists deliver every day more than 1000 real-time news and 1000 photos to our readers. News1 also is actively broadcasting video news contents in several channels. Every day more than 1million people visit our news page through various channels including mobile phone. Recently, News1 is surveyed as the second most popular news media at search portals with the longest duration of visits.  Reuters and AFP, BioCentury are also our partners. Recently, News1 acquired to exclusive and official rights to report every day the North Korean state's newspaper, Rodong Sinmun.

  • 이백규 대표님 이미지

    Lee Baek-kyu CEO of News1
    Baek-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, integration and balanced perspective.

  • MoneyToday Media Group

    MoneyToday Media Group

    MoneyToday Media Group has been recognized as the media organization which has posted the fastest growth in Korean media community since its foundation in 1999.
    MoneyToday which is acknowledged as one of the ‘Big 3 Economic Newspapers’, has maintained its status of the most popular media with the longest duration of visits in economic news sector.News1 Korea is another MoneyToday media group’s success story.

  • 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 4,500 people since the beginning of the project, selected by its 66 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.

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    Park Young-sook The UN Future Forum CEO
    Park Young-sook 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.