Speaker: Changhee Lee, Director of ILO Country Office for China and Mongolia
Host: Chen Yifeng, PKU Law School
Ye Jingyi, PKU Law School
Yan Tian, PKU Law School
Time: 15:15-17:15, April 29, 2022
Venue: Room 306, Dixue Teaching Building
Dr. Changhee LEE is the Director of ILO Country Office for China and Mongolia from 1 July 2021. Prior to his current appointment, he was the Director of the ILO Country Office for Viet Nam since September 2015.
He joined ILO Headquarters in Geneva in 1996 where he participated in a number of major global research programme on industrial relations. Subsequently he worked as an industrial relations specialist of the ILO’s East Asian team in Bangkok covering South East and North East Asia (2000-2006) and in Beijing covering China, Mongolia and Viet Nam (2006-2012) During his service in East Asia, he provided policy advices to tripartite industrial relations actors in East Asia on a wide range of industrial relations policy issues.
In 2012, he returned to ILO Headquarters in Geneva and worked as a senior policy analyst of the Policy Integration Department, and a senior labour relations specialist at the Inclusive Labour Markets, Labour Relations and Working Conditions Branch (INWORK). He was also a member of the Task Force for reform of ILO’s field operation, appointed by the Director-General.
Changhee LEE is a citizen of the Republic of Korea. He has a Ph.D of sociology from Seoul National University (1996), and he worked as a research fellow (1993-95) and a visiting professor (2010) at the Institute of Social Sciences, Tokyo University, Japan. He has numerous articles published on industrial relations and human resource management on international academic journals. He co-edited a book “Industrial Relations in Emerging Economies – Quest for Inclusive Development” (Elgar, 2018).