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Special Advisor to the IIASA Director General and Chief Executive Officer Council and External Relations
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Professor Chin-Min Lee currently serves the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), an international multidisciplinary scientific research organization based in Laxenburg/Vienna, Austria, as Senior Research Scholar and Special Advisor to its Director-General and Chief Executive Officer.
Before joining IIASA as Special Advisor in 2000, he served the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) for over 30 years in various capacities at different duty stations, such as Port Moresby, Manila, New York, Geneva and Vienna. His last responsibility during the years of 1995 to 1999 was the WHO Director-General's Special Representative to the United Nations (UN) and other International Organizations, and the Director of WHO in Vienna.
Born in the Republic of Korea, he holds a bachelor's degree in English Language/Diplomatic Science from the Hankuk University of Foreign Studies and a master's degree in Organizational Management from the Konkuk University Graduate School of Public Administration, Seoul. He further studied Management Development at the Asia Institute of Management (AIM), Manila, and International Studies at the New York University, New York.
He is a columnist, a Visiting Professor (international relations) of the Konkuk University and an Adjunct Professor of the Korea University, Seoul. His interests include classical music and fine arts.
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