The IAEA Board of Governors elected Ambassador Shin Chae-Hyun of South Korea as the Chairperson of the IAEA’s Board of Governors for 2021–2022.

Iran PressEurope: Shin Chae-Hyun replaces Ambassador Heidi Hulan of Canada.

Ambassador Shin is the Republic of Korea’s Permanent Representative to the international organizations in Vienna and Ambassador to Austria and Slovenia.

Prior to his current post, Ambassador Shin served as Secretary for Foreign Policy to the President of the Republic of Korea.

It marks the first time the country has assumed chairmanship at the IAEA board.