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UNPOG E-Government Workshop in Bhutan

January 14, 2010


Bhutan eGovernment Workshop
“e-Immigration and the Korean Experiences”

14-15 January 2010; Thimphu, Bhutan




Time Programme
14 January Opening and Introduction
Chairman: Jong-moo Choi
10:00 am – 10:30 am Welcome Remarks
Mr. Jong-moo Choi, Head
United Nations Project Office on Governance

Congratulatory Remarks
Vice Minister of Home & Cultural Affairs, Bhutan
10:30 am – 11:45 am Session 1

ICT for Public Administration
Gregory Pokorny, Principal Researcher, National Information Society Agency

Discussion
11:45 am – 13:00 pm Session 2

Immigration Service of Korea: Past and Present
Soonam Kim, Deputy Director
Border Control Division, Korea Immigration Service, Ministry of Justice, Republic of Korea

Discussion
13:00 pm – 14:30 pm Free time for Lunch
14:30 pm – 16:30 pm Session 3

Immigration Service of Bhutan: Present and its Challenges
Department of Immigration Service,
Ministry of Home & Cultural Affairs, Bhutan

Discussion
16:30 pm – 16:50 pm Break
16:50 pm – 17:20 pm Wrap-up of the day
15 January Session 4
09:30 am – 11:00 am ICT for Better Immigration Service in Korea
Soonam Kim, Deputy Director
Border Control Division, Korea Immigration Service, Ministry of Justice, Republic of Korea

Discussion & Wrap-up
13:00 pm – 15:00 pm Onsite visit to Bhutan immigration service

- Meeting with the Minister of Home & Cultural Affairs
- Meeting with Staff from City Government of Thimphu

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