The Korean peninsula in flux: Nuclear weapons, trade, peace

Tuesday 01 October 2019, 10:00 to 15:00
Brussels Press Club, 95 Rue Froissart, 1000 Brussels.

11.00 Opening remarks by H.E. Kim Hyoung-zhin, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Belgium and the EU

11.10 – 12.30 Session 1 | Nukes or Peace? Dealing with North Korea

Moderator: Ms. Linde Desmaele, Researcher at the KF-VUB Korea Chair

  • Amb. Kim Won-soo | Distinguished Professor at Yonsei University and former Under-Secretary-General and High Representative for Disarmament Affairs at the UN
  • Dr. Tongfi Kim | Senior Researcher at KF-VUB Korea Chair and Assistant Professor at Vesalius College
  • Mr. Glyn Ford | Founder of Polint & Former MEP

12.30 Lunch

13.30 – 15.00 Session 2 | Global and Regional Wars: Addressing Trade Tensions

Moderator: Mr. Maximilian Ernst, Researcher at the KF-VUB Korea Chair

  • Dr. Choi Byung-il | Professor at Ewha Graduate School of International Studies and Member of the Trade Negotiations Advisory Council
  • Dr. Weinian Hu | Research Fellow in the Regulatory Policy unit at CEPS
  • Dr. Tat Yan Kong | Reader in Comparative Politics & Development Studies at SOAS, University of London

Please visit the KF-VUB Korea Chair website for more information.