Foreign nationals entering Korea are generally required to have a valid passport and a Korean visa assigned by overseas branch of Korean embassy or consular offices. However, many are now permitted visa-free for a limited period under certain conditions following the “Citizens of the Countries under the Visa Exemption Agreement”(*see Table1). In order to check whether you’re allowed to enter Korea without visa issuance and for other requirements, please contact the Korean immigration offices or visit the following websites to confirm.
As JSGS executive director, Kathleen's current research interests focus on digital government, climate policy and energy. She is currently embarking on a research program looking at the impact of social media on policy processes, the public sector and governance. In addition, she is examining the potential of integrated digital strategies (web, mobile, social media) to improve public engagement. McNutt regularly facilitates workshops for the school's executive training program. Kathleen teaches various public policy courses at the school including policy analysis, advanced policy analysis, program evaluation and gender based analysis. She has recently been published in such academic journals as Governance, Energy Policy, Internet and Policy, Journal of Information Technology & Politics, Canadian Public Policy, and Canadian Journal of Political Sciences.
Paulo Lopes Marcelo has a wide-ranging academic and professional experience and expertise in areas such as regulation, competition and company law and compliance, studied and taught law at the University of Lisbon, written several books in Portuguese and in English based on his academic studies in Lisbon and London. Paulo obtained the master of arts degree from Kings College and the MBA from IESE/AESE Business School. Presently is an Executive Board Member at the Portuguese Water and Waste Services Regulation Authority. He was chief of staff for the Minister of Environment and Energy in Portuguese Government, legal counsel and head of competition and regulatory affairs at Vodafone and consultant and legal expert in the areas of competition and regulation for several corporations.