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Day 1. August 28 (Wed.) : DMZ Site Visit: Making Peace at the Site of the Korean Division

Day 2. August 29 (Thu.) : International Forum and Parallel Sessions

Parallel Session Ⅴ

International Cooperation and Gender Affairs

Track 1

Overview

Date & Time August 29 (Thu.), 14:30 - 16:20 Location Hotel President (Ivy Hall, 19F)
Organizer Korean Women’s Development Institute
Theme Peace Economy in the Korean Peninsula and Women
Under the encompassing topic of “Peace Economy on the Korean Peninsula and Women”, 2 presentations and a panel discussion will be held on the topics of "The Vietnam Women's Union's Participation in the Country's Renovation Process & its Implication", and “Peace Economy and Gender Equality on the Korean Peninsula”.
First, the “The Vietnam Women's Union's Participation in the Country's Renovation Process & its Implication”, will discuss the experience and implication of the Vietnam Women’s Union in the renovation process (Doi Moi) of Vietnam.
Then, the presentation will be followed by the “Peace Economy and Gender Equality in the Korean Peninsula”, which will discuss the feminist reconfiguration of peace discourse, and measures to promote a women’s alliance between North and South Korea.
Lastly, a panel discussion will be held on the significance of the two presentations in the peace economy on the Korean Peninsula and future directions.

Timetable

Time Program
14:30 – 14:35 (5’) Opening Remark
KWON Insook
(President, Korea Women’s Development Institute, Republic of Korea)
14:35 - 15:30 (55‘) Moderator
YU Chong-Ae
(Professor, Department of History, Sungkyunkwan University, Republic of Korea)
Presentations

“The Vietnam Women's Union's Participation in the Country's Renovation Process & its Implication”

NGUYEN Thi Hoai Linh
(Director General, International Relations Department, Vietnam Women’s Union, Vietnam)

“Peace Economy and Gender Equality in the Korean Peninsula”

CHO Young-Ju
(Associate Research Fellow, Center for Gender Equality Culture and Education, Korea Women’s Development Institute, Republic of Korea)
15:30 - 16:00 (30’) Discussants

“Peace Economy in the Korean Peninsula and Women”

KIM Eunju
(Executive director, Center for Korean women and Politics, Republic of Korea)

“Design for Peace Economy on the Korean Peninsula based on Women and Feminism”

KIM Jeongsoo
(Standing Representative, Women Making Peace, Republic of Korea)

“Peace and Economy & Gender”

PARK Youngja
(Research Fellow, North Korean Research Division, Korea Institute for National Unification, Republic of Korea)
16:00 - 16:20 (20’) Q&A
16:20 - 16:40 (20’) Coffee Break


Track 2

Overview

Date & Time August 29 (Thu.), 16:40 – 18:30 Location Hotel President (Ivy Hall, 19F)
Organizer KDI / KDI School of Public Policy and Management
Theme Development Cooperation in North Korea and Peace on the Korean Peninsula
Development of the political posture on the Korean Peninsula lead to an era of peace and cooperation, and since then interest in inter-Korean development cooperation has increased. In this session, the theme of “Development Cooperation in North Korea and Peace in the Korean Peninsula” will be presented and discussed. The first presentation will analyze the impact of South Korea’ s CSOs on peace throughout the Korean Peninsula over the past two decades and address the dilemmas and challenges associated with the establishment of a peace policy. In addition, we will find lessons from the South Korea’s past experience coping with fragile states in terms of international development and discuss the implications of those lessons on the development cooperation with North Korea. Moreover, we will seek ways to revitalize the development cooperation with our neighbor to the north.

Timetable

Time Program
16:40 - 17:40 (60‘) Keynote speech
YOU Jongil
(Dean, KDI School of Public Policy and Management, Republic of Korea)
Moderator
LIM Eul Chul
(Director, International Cooperation for North Korean Development (ICNK), Institute for Far Eastern Studies (IFES), Republic of Korea)
Presentations

“The Legacy of 20 Years' of Engagament with North Korea”

MOON Kyungyon
(Professor, Jimmy Carter School of International Studies, Chonbuk National University, Republic of Korea)

“International Development Cooperation for the Fragile States and Implications for North Korea”

CHOI Changyong
(Professor, KDI School of Public Policy and Management, Republic of Korea)
17:40 - 18:30 (50’) Discussions
KIM Booyuel
(Professor, KDI School of Public Policy and Management, Republic of Korea)
KANG Woo-chul
(Senior Research Fellow, Research Institute for North Korea and Northeast Asia Development, Korea Eximbank, Republic of Korea)
Q&A
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