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2020-05-21 Press ReleaseCopy URL
-Hareem appointed as ambassador to promote partnership between Korea and Africa
-Hareem "We will try to make Korea and Africa respect each other and empathize"
Musician Hareem has been appointed ambassador for the Korea-Africa Foundation.
Hareem attends a ceremony held on the 21st and participates in various awareness raising projects to promote partnership between Korea and Africa over the next two years.
Hareem has been involved in the Foundation project as a member of the 'Af-PRO' culture field of the Korea-Africa Foundation. In particular, through the essay book 'Connecting Korea and Africa' published last year, he introduced the story of traveling in Africa and musical inspiration.
In addition, he has been conducting projects such as 'Other for Africa' and 'Africa Overland', showing various cultural music including Africa.
At the ceremony, Hareem said, “If you only touch on the fragmented image of Africa from the mass media, many misunderstandings will accumulate without a long history of Africa and proper awareness of various countries, regions, peoples, and cultures. "We will strive to increase the global citizenship that South Korea and Africa respect and sympathize with through ambassadorial activities."
The Ambassador for the Korea-Africa Foundation was appointed Laure Mafo from Cameroon along with Hareem.
Meanwhile, the Korea-Africa Foundation is an affiliate of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, launched in 2018, as a platform for win-win cooperation between Korea and Africa, and continues to conduct various projects to help Korean youth, businesses, and private organizations open new possibilities with Africa. As unfolding.
- Google translation.