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Webinar on The Korean Conflict and Nordic Peace Mediation

17.11.2020  08:01
On 24 November the Nordic Embassies in Seoul and Yonsei University GSIS Program in International Cooperation will hold a webinar on peace and security, sharing Nordic experiences of peace mediation and reconciliation and looking into how this can translate to the current situation on the Korean Peninsula, taking a holistic approach that integrates foreign policy analysis, humanitarianism, human rights and denuclearization. On the 70th anniversary of the outbreak of the Korean War, our conference seeks to inspire fresh thinking about this intractable problem by analyzing the current situation on the Korean Peninsula by adding the Nordic experience of peace mediation. Keynote speaker: Berit Reiss-Andersen, Chair of the Norwegian Nobel Committee Moderator: John Delury, Professor of Chinese Studies and Chair of International Cooperation Program, Yonsei University Graduate School of International Studies Panelists: - Mimi Han, Vice President / Board Member, World YWCA, representative of Korean Women’s Movement for Peace - Joanna Hosaniak, Deputy Director General of Citizens’ Alliance for North Korean Human Rights - Duyeon Kim, Adjunct Senior Fellow, Center for a New American Security - Kyungsoo Lee, Senior Fellow, Seoul National University Institute for Peace and Unification Studies Time: 08.00-09.30 (CST) / 16.00-17.30 (KST) Sign up and read more about the event and the speakers here:

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