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International Forum on One Korea

Free and Unified Korea: A Catalyst for Regional and Global Peace and Development

August 13,  Saturday (Korea Time)

Session I: Plenary (10am – 12pm)

  • MC: Mr. Jong-chun Park, Secretary General, Action for Korea United

  • Opening Remarks: Hon. Chunghwan Kim, Co-Chair, Action for Korea United; Secretary General, Parliamentarian’s Society of the Republic of Korea 

  • Opening Remarks: Mr. James P. Flynn, International President, Global Peace Foundation 

  • Hon. Jong-kul Lee, Chairman, Korean Council for Reconciliation and Cooperation; Former Five-Term Member, National Assembly of Korea (backup)

  • Hon. Moon-pyo Hong, Member (People Power Party), National Assembly of Korea  

  • Hon. Sang-min Lee, Member (Democratic Party), National Assembly of Korea 

  • Col. (R) David Maxwell, Senior Fellow, Global Peace Foundation; Senior Fellow, Foundation for Defense of Democracies, U.S.A. 

  • Hon. Nobuo Tanaka, Former Executive Director, International Energy Agency

  • Prof. Dr. Musdah Mulia, Founder Mulia Raya Foundation; Chairperson, Indonesian Conference on Religions for Peace  

  • Prof. Dr. Kriengsak Chareonwongsak, Chairman, Nation-Building Institute; Former Parliament Member of Thailand; Former Prime Ministerial Advisor of Thailand; Senior Fellow, Harvard University 

  • Ambassador Ashok Sajjanhar, Former Indian Ambassador to Kazakhstan, Sweden, and Latvia; Former Principal Executive Officer, National Foundation for Communal Harmony 

  • Ambassador Jargalsaikhan Enkhsaikhan, Chairman, Blue Banner; Former Mongolian Ambassador to the United Nations 

  • Keynote Speech: Dr. Hyun Jin Preston Moon, Founder and Chairman, Global Peace Foundation

August 13,  Saturday (Korea Time)

Session II: Peace and Security (1:30pm – 3:30pm) 

  • Moderator: Mr. Yeqing Li, Senior Fellow for Northeast Asia Peace & Development, Global Peace Foundation 

  • Dr. Kyung-young Chung, Adjunct Professor at Graduate School of International Studies, Hanyang University; Policy Advisor for National Security Office, Blue House 

  • Dr. Hyun-wook Kim, Professor at Korea National Diplomatic Academy

  • Mr. Doug Bandow, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; Former Special Assistant to President Reagan, U.S.A. 

  • Dr. Nan Li, Research Fellow, Institute of American Studies, China Academy of Social Sciences

  • Dr. Sachio Nakato, Professor of International Relations, College of International Relations, Ritsumeikan University 

  • Dr. Vladimir Ivanov, Adjunct Senior Fellow, Stimson Center 

  • Dr. Jagannath Panda, Head of the Stockholm Centre for South Asian and Indo-Pacific Affairs and Editor, Institute for Security and Development Policy, Sweden 

  • Dr. Margarita Ballesteros, Director of International Cooperation, Department of Education of Philippines 

  • Dato Latt Shariman Abdullah, Former Political Secretary, Prime Minister of Malaysia; Former Special Function Officer of Malaysia Parliament at the Ministry of Defense, Ministry of Finance, and Prime Minister’s Office 

  • Dr. Fennieka Kristianto, Vice Rector, President University, Indonesia

August 13,  Saturday (Korea Time)

Session III: Economy (8:00pm – 10:00pm)

  • Moderator: Mr. John Dickson, Senior Advisor, Global Peace Foundation

  • Dr.  Chong-soo Park, Chairman, Presidential Committee On Northern Economic Cooperation, Republic of Korea 

  • Dr. Kwang-kyu Nam, Director, Center for Unification and International Peace at the Asiatic Research Institute, Korea University 

  • Mr. Craig Steffensen, Global Development Consultant; Former Director, Asian Development Bank’s North American Representative Office 

  • Dr. Leonid A. Petrov, Dean, College of Asia and the Pacific, Australian National University 

  • Mr. Hyun-seung Lee, Fellow, Global Peace Foundation 

  • Dr. Nanjin Dorjsuren, Founding Director, Mongolian Institute of Northeast Asian Security and Strategy 

  • Mr. Sourabh Gupta, Resident Senior Fellow at the Institute for China-America Studies (ICAS) in Washington D.C

August 14, Sunday (Korea Time)

Session IV: Human Rights (8:00pm – 10:00pm)

  • Moderator: Mr. Kenji Sawai, Northeast Asia Director at Office of Partnerships, Global Peace Foundation 

  • Mr. Kwang-joo Sohn, Former Chairman, Korea Hana Foundation 

  • Dr. Jin Shin, President, Institute for Peace Affairs; Professor and Director of the National Strategy Institute, Chungnam National University 

  • Ambassador Dr. Morse Tan, Dean, School of Law, Liberty University

  • Mr. Greg Scarlatoiu, Executive Director, Committee for Human Rights in North Korea 

  • Dr. Ethan Hee-seok Shin, Legal Analyst, Transitional Justice Working Group 

  • Ms. Eiko Kawasaki, Chairwoman, Action for Korea United-Japan 

  • Ms. Ji-hyun Park, Human Rights Research Manager, Slavefreetrade