Europe: Elena Kountoura- Member of European Parliament (MEP), participated as a guest at the World Knowledge Forum 2022 global meeting held in Seoul. The WKF 2022 meeting was started on September 20, 2022, and will be concluded on September 22, 2022.
Held under the theme of ‘Supercompensation: Restoring Global Prosperity & Freedom’, the 2022 World Knowledge Forum is the 23rd edition of the forum. The forum was launched with the aim of finding solutions to overcome various global challenges and move forward toward a better world.
Through her social media, MEP Kountoura noted, “I participated as a guest at the World Knowledge Forum 2022 global meeting in Seoul, centred around the restoration of global prosperity and freedom.”
During the Forum, MEP Kountoura interacted in several engagements and held discussions on various matters of concern such as sustainability, gender equality and many more. She also indulged in several activities, such as meeting with different delegations and many more.
She firstly indulged in a conversation with Seoul Mayor Oh Se-Hoon, where they talked about their vision for sustainable cities and Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Minister of Tourism, Princess Haifa Al Saud, on sustainability in the travel sectors, Tourism and Culture.
MEP Kountoura also held a discussion with World Knowledge Forum discussion moderator, artist and representative of K Pop music, Lee Teuk.
She also conducted a meeting with South Korean Prime Minister Han Duck-soo, after his speech on development and prosperity, at the World Knowledge Forum 2022 in Seoul.
While discussing various matters of concern, MEP Kountoura met with former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon and WTTC Ambassador Dho Young-Shim, Chair of the UNWTO Sustainable Tourism for Eliminating Poverty (ST-EP) Foundation and STGC representative.
She also met with Seoul Mayor Oh Se-Hoon, at WKF 2022, where they spoke about their vision for sustainable cities and Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Minister of Tourism, Princess Haifa Al Saud.
MEP Elena Kountoura stated that she also held an interactive engagement with former French President Francois Hollande at the World Knowledge Forum in Seoul.