Salzburg Global Seminar Session Participant Profiles
Wed 06 Aug - Wed 13 Aug, 2003
(Session 412)

Ko-Yung Tung Ko-Yung Tung (Faculty)

Country/Region: USA

Morrison & Foerster LLP

Former Vice President and General Counsel, The World Bank, Washington, DC

Biography:
Ko-Yung TUNG is vice president and general counsel of the World Bank in Washington, DC, where he manages the Bank's legal department, assists the Bank's executive directors in the interpretation and application of the Bank's Articles of Agreement, and provides advice to the Bank's senior management on matters of law and policy. Mr. Tung is also secretary general of the Bank's International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes. In 1996, he was appointed by President Clinton to serve on the Commission on United States Pacific Trade and Investment Policy. He is the vice-chairman of the East-West Center Board of Governors, co-chairs the Advisory Committee of Human Rights Watch/Asia, and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Before joining the World Bank, Mr. Tung was a senior partner in the international law firm of O'Melveny & Myers. While in private practice he taught courses in international business transactions and Japanese law as an adjunct professor at New York University. He has served on the board of the Asian-American Legal and Education Fund and was a member of the Presidential Commission on International Trade and Investment as well as the Trilateral Commission. Mr. Tung received a B.A. and J.D. from Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Media files from Ko-Yung Tung

The Challenge of PPPs: the role of Multilateral Institutions