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Friendly Relations with Major Strategic Regions


Seoul Metropolitan Government is expanding its cooperative and exchange-based initiatives and maintains a close network with major cities in North and South America to promote inter-city friendships and joint city development in fields including the humanities, culture, economy, and urban administration

North America

  • Mayor of Honolulu makes a goodwill visit to Seoul (’11.05)
  • Governor of Maryland makes a goodwill visit to Seoul (’11.06)
  • Mayor of Los Angeles makes a goodwill visit to Seoul (’11.06)
  • Representatives of Michigan State University and University of Georgia visited Seoul to discuss a cooperative plan (’12.07)
  • Deputy mayor of Honolulu makes a goodwill visit to Seoul (’13.09)
  • Mayors of San Francisco and Irvine visit Seoul (’13.10)
  • Vice-governor of Hawaii visit Seoul (’13.11)

South America

  • Attend the Korea-Colombia city infrastructure and  recycled energy seminar (’11.08)
  • Representatives of Seoul make visit to Brazil and Argentina (’12.6)
  • Honorary citizenship certificate presented to president of Costa Rica (’12.8)