Bryan Bonsuk Koo
Consultant at the World Bank Group (HQ) and APPA Internship Director  

Yong-Mo Im
President of Neo Global Link and APPA UN Representative 

Dr. Jong Hun Lim
President of APPA Global Leadership Education and Development (GLED) 

Dr. Ki-joon Hong
Professor of the Graduate Institute of Peace Studies at Kyung Hee University

mission & vision

To deliver love by helping those in needs without discrimination and to build a peaceful community by overcoming conflicts of the world.

our leadership team

Sang Jin Choi


Action for Peace

UN ECOSOC Special Consultative Status NGO

Dr. Jung Gyun Oh
Professor at the Volgograde Baptist Theological College (Russia)

Dr. Kun Yung Hwang
Professor of Calvin Theological University and Seminary and APPA UN Representative 

Foundation History

  1. 1998 - Opened House of Peace, drop-in center for the homeless and low-income people in poor downtown, Washington, DC.
  2. 2001 -Published first issue of Peace Times, newspaper towards fostering racial harmony and ending poverty.
  3. 2013 -2013 UN & INGO Global Leadership Conference sponsored by APPA was held in Pyeongtaek University, South Korea.
  4. 2014 - 2014 UN & INGO Global Leadership Conference sponsored by APPA was held in Kyung Hee University, South Korea.

Jung-sook Kim
Retired business strategist from Samsung Group and APPA Advisor 

Dr. Haksoon Ahn
Teaching at the University of Maryland School of Social Work

Eric & Carol Young
Lawyer Associate within the International Tax Services practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers

James Quinn
Former awyer at the US Department of Justice and now financial investigator


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UN ECOSOC Consultative Status NGO

Dr. Hee-Soon Joun 

Former associate professor at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Dr. Yoon-shik Park
Professor of International Finance
George Washington Univerity

Dr. Myoung-Ok
Chairperson of the Korea Int'l Development Institute and APPA UN Representative 

Dr. John T. Oliver
Senior Ocean Policy and Programs Advisor at HQ, U.S. Coast Guard

recent programs

Leadership conference and seminars  towards fostering MDGs Post-2015 and SDGs have been launched in Washington, DC and Seoul. 

Working in the APPA was supposed to be a short-term commitment, but it became a life-long journey. I'm so fortunate to be able to impact the lives of others, all while partnering with some of the most passionate and driven philanthropists on the globe.

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