EU in International Affairs conference

Wednesday 16 May 2018, 22:30 to Saturday 19 May 2018, 00:00

16 May, 18.15, Pre-dinner exchange: ‘The EU, Korea and Global Governance’


Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Belgium and the EU, HE Kim Hyoung-zhin

Mr. Karel De Gucht, President of the IES and former EU Trade Commissioner

Dr. Ramon Pacheco Pardo, KF-VUB Korea Chair

The exchange will be followed by a conference dinner, sponsored by the Korean Mission to the EU, and held at Brussels Parliament (Rue du Lombard 69; 1000 Brussels).

18 May, 11.00 – 12.30, Panel on ‘Nuclear North Korea as Challenge to the US’s European and Asian Alliances’ (KVAB, Ockeghem room (ground floor, Atrium building))

Chair(s): Luis Simon (IES), Ramon Pacheco (IES/KCL)

Discussant(s): Elena Atanassova (Univ. Antwerp), Jangho Kim (Hankuk University)

Presentations of the Symposium

Daewon Ohn, Hankuk University, The Future of US-led Alliances in the Asia-Pacific: A Comparative Perspective

Tongfi Kim, Vesalius College, Perceived Links Between U.S. Alliances in Asia and Europe

Mason Richey, Hankuk University, Multilateral Deterrence and Containment Against North Korea: What the US’s European and Asian Allies Can Contribute

Jaejeok Park, Hankuk University, Minilateral Approaches to Security Issues in East Asia: An Asian Collective Security ‘Light’?

Bill Tow, Australian National University, Whither the ROK-US and Japan-US Alliances in a Conflictual East Asia?