Ramon Pacheco Pardo

KF-VUB Korea Chair

Prof. Ramon Pacheco Pardo is the KF-VUB Korea Chair at the Centre for Security, Diplomacy and Strategy (CSDS) of the Brussels School of Governance (BSoG-VUB). He is also Professor of International Relations at King's College London. He holds a PhD in International Relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Prof. Pacheco Pardo is also Committee Member at CSCAP EU. He has held visiting positions at Korea University, the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy and Melbourne University. Prof. Pacheco Pardo has been editor of Millennium: Journal of International Studies and currently sits in the editorial boards of East Asia: An International QuarterlyEU-China ObserverKorea Europe Review and Global Studies Journal. His publications include the book North Korea-US Relations from Kim Jong Il to Kim Jong Un, published in 2019. He has participated in track 1.5 and 2 dialogues with South Korea, North Korea, China and Japan. Prof. Pacheco Pardo has testified before the European Parliament and advised the OECD, the European External Action Service, the South Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the United Kingdom’s Cabinet and Foreign & Commonwealth offices. He is a frequent media commentator on Northeast Asian affairs and EU-East Asia relations.

List of publications (on VUB publications platform)

Featured publications

Korea Chair Explains - The South Korea-US summit

Published on 25.05.2021
Other Publications

Korea Chair Explains - Moon Jae-in’s New Year’s Address

Published on 11.01.2021
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Korea Matters for Europe/Europe Matters for Korea

Published on 01.12.2020
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Korea Chair Explains - South Korea and the RCEP

Published on 16.11.2020
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The South Korea that Biden encounters

Published on 12.11.2020
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The Making of South Korea’s COVID-19 Test Success

Published on 14.04.2020
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Unpacking Seoul’s Unhappiness with Trump

Published on 12.01.2020
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Unpacking ‘Peace through strength’

Published on 17.12.2019
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Time for the EU to Rethink ‘Critical Engagement’

Published on 22.11.2019
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Injuries in the DPRK: The Looming Epidemic

Published on 19.06.2019
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Survey analysis: One year after the Singapore summit

Published on 12.06.2019
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Moon’s Quest for Permanent Peace

Published on 17.01.2019
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EU-ROK Relations: Putting the strategic partnership to work

Published on 15.10.2018
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Negotiating the peace: Diplomacy on the Korean Peninsula

Published on 13.09.2018
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From Pyeongchang to Pyongyang

Published on 12.02.2018
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Projects

Support for the KF-VUB Korea Chair

Period March 2020 - December 2020
Funded By

Embassy of the Republic of Korea

KF-VUB Korea Chair

Period September 2017 - September 2017
Funded By

Korea Foundation

Events

Brussels Korea Forum 2021

Event on 14.10.2021
Conferences

North Korea Beyond the Six Parties

Event on 10.03.2021
Conferences

The Korean Peninsula faces the US election

Event on 28.10.2020
Conferences

KF-VUB Korea Chair Press Event in Seoul

Event on 28.05.2018
Conferences

EU in International Affairs conference

Event on 16.05.2018
Other Events

In the media

North Korea rejects covid vaccines (in Spanish)

Posted on 07.09.2021
In the press

Kim Ou-joon's News Factory (in Korean)

Posted on 04.08.2021
Videos & podcasts

The famine that stalks North Korea (in Spanish)

Posted on 12.07.2021
In the press

S. Korea, Spain Relations: Analysis with Ramon Pacheco

Posted on 16.06.2021
Videos & podcasts

South Korea navigates the Indo-Pacific

Posted on 31.05.2021
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South Korea-US alliance expands beyond security

Posted on 24.05.2021
In the press

Indo-Pacific Strategy

Posted on 09.05.2021
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Seoul trip loses appeal for Chinese leader

Posted on 08.04.2021
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North Korea, China reviving economic cooperation

Posted on 22.03.2021
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Quad and ‘Quad Plus’ mechanism (in Spanish)

Posted on 13.03.2021
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Coming Soon: Joe Biden's North Korea Policy

Posted on 10.03.2021
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Seoul sees hope in Biden's North Korea approach

Posted on 08.03.2021
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Active role for US unlikely in Korea-Japan row

Posted on 01.03.2021
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South Korea would benefit from joining a Quad+

Posted on 26.02.2021
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South Korea's 'exclusive clubs' dilemma

Posted on 18.02.2021
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A freer country is stronger (In Korean)

Posted on 16.02.2021
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Korea faces growing calls to join Quad plus

Posted on 07.02.2021
In the press

South Korea in dilemma over joint military drill

Posted on 09.01.2021
In the press

Biden is Kim's to Lose

Posted on 27.11.2020
In the press

Will Kim Jong-un attend Tokyo Olympics?

Posted on 23.11.2020
In the press

tbs eFM This Morning

Posted on 20.11.2020
In the press

Seoul reaching out to Tokyo

Posted on 09.11.2020
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Biden could restore broken alliance with Korea

Posted on 06.11.2020
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South Korea stays on toes about US election

Posted on 04.11.2020
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The State explains Asia's success (in Spanish)

Posted on 02.11.2020
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Interview on North Korean provocations

Posted on 19.06.2020
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Interview about Asian politics

Posted on 18.06.2020
In the press

Newshour (as of 26:30)

Posted on 09.06.2020
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The real Korean lesson (in Spanish)

Posted on 09.05.2020
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[Column] Korea, the West and Covid-19

Posted on 28.04.2020
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Asia shows Britain’s trade paradox

Posted on 02.03.2020
In the press

Čína naháňa vírus a zatvára mestá

Posted on 24.01.2020
In the press

[The Point] Could S. Korean exports rebound in 2020 ?

Posted on 02.01.2020
Videos & podcasts

The Korean Peninsula’s fate (in Korean)

Posted on 23.08.2019
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Walking a beneficial tightrope (in Korean)

Posted on 22.08.2019
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South Korea holds the key to the Indo-Pacific

Posted on 18.08.2019
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Interview on inter-Korean tensions

Posted on 18.08.2019
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Trump entra en la historia

Posted on 30.06.2019
In the press

Survei Ipsos MORI: Hubungan AS-Korut Tak Berubah

Posted on 12.06.2019
In the press

Survei Ipsos MORI: Hubungan AS-Korut Tak Berubah

Posted on 12.06.2019
In the press

Interview on Huawei and the UK government

Posted on 05.05.2019
Videos & podcasts

Kim in Russia senza colpo ferire

Posted on 29.04.2019
In the press

Waging Peace with North Korea

Posted on 11.03.2019
In the press

A discussion of Trump, North Korea and East Asia

Posted on 04.03.2019
Videos & podcasts

Llegó la hora de Moon

Posted on 01.03.2019
In the press

Interview with EuroNews

Posted on 28.02.2019
In the press

US and North Korea: Will there be a breakthrough?

Posted on 27.02.2019
Videos & podcasts

US and North Korea: Will there be a breakthrough?

Posted on 25.02.2019
Videos & podcasts

Moon Aims to Lock-In Diplomacy with North Korea

Posted on 11.02.2019
In the press

Seoul dips its toe in the Indo-Pacific

Posted on 05.01.2019
In the press

North Korean ambassador to Italy reportedly disappears

Posted on 04.01.2019
Videos & podcasts

China Moon Mission Lands Spacecraft (starting at 26:30)

Posted on 03.01.2019
Videos & podcasts