Conference on the Korean Peninsula with the Sejong Institute


Date: May 16, 2019 from 15:00 to 18:00
Place: Foundation for Strategic Research, Paris, FR


As part of its Korea Programme on Security and Diplomacy, the Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique (FRS) is organizing an international conference, in English, dedicated to the Korean peninsula to be held on Thursday, May 16, 2019 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the FRS (4 bis rue des Pâtures, 75016 Paris). This conference will be an opportunity to interact with renowned experts on the Korean peninsula and North Korea from the Sejong Institute, one of South Korea's leading think-tanks.


Welcoming remarks

Dr. Bruno TERTRAIS, Deputy Director, FRS.

Keynote speech followed by Q&A

“The great transformation taking place in the Korean Peninsula: its significance, problems, and prospects"

Dr. PAIK Haksoon, President, Sejong Institute.

Panel discussion followed by Q&A

"How to solve the North Korean nuclear issue: the role of Korean and European actors"

Dr. HONG Hyunik, Director of the Diplomatic Studies Center, Sejong Institute;

Dr. Eric BALLBACH, Research Fellow, Institute of Korean Studies, Freie Universität Berlin and Visiting Fellow, Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP);

Dr. Antoine BONDAZ, Head of FRS-KF Korea Program, FRS and Associate Professor, Sciences Po.


Concluding remarks

Dr. Xavier PASCO, Director, FRS