Press Release

보도자료 - Press Release
July 7, 2014
Ms. Heesun Kim

* For Immediate Release


Asan-SIPRI to Host a Conference on Northeast Asian Peace and Cooperation Initiative and the European Experience of CSBM

– 9:30 A.M. on Wednesday, July 9 at the Institute –


The Asan Institute for Policy Studies and Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), under the sponsorship of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Korea, are jointly hosting an international conference titled “Northeast Asia Peace and Security Initiative and the European Experience of CSBM.”

The conference will feature Yun Byung-se (Korean Minister of Foreign Affairs) to deliver the Keynote Speech, Douglas Paal (Vice President for Studies at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace), Jin Canrong (Professor at Renmin University of China), Morimoto Satoshi (former Japanese Defense Minister), and Ian Anthony (Director of SIPRI) among 20 renowned security experts from around the world.

The Korean government has designed the Northeast Asia Peace and Cooperation Initiative or NAPCI with the aim to overcome obstacles and to lay a basis for peace and prosperity in the region. Experts from Korea, the US, China, Japan, Europe and ASEAN will analyze the past experience of Europe and the conditions conducive toward the successful implementation of NAPCI.

For a single-day conference in English from 9:30AM to 5:45 PM. English/Korean simultaneous interpretation will also be provided.

* Credentialed members of the press who would like to attend must RSVP to with details including name, affiliation, and mobile number by 12 P.M. on Wednesday, July 8, 2014.