From May 27 to June 4, 2016, scholars from the Asan Institute for Policy Studies participated in several forums held in Iran and Lebanon.
On May 29, 2016, Drs. JANG Ji-Hyang, GO Myong-Hyun, and LEE Ki Beom participated in the panel, “New Opportunities and Challenges for Cooperation between Korea and Iran in the Post-Sanctions Era,” at the 4th Korea-Iran Cooperation Forum The Forum was co-organized by the Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, the Asan Institute for Policy Studies, and Iran’s Institute for Trade Studies and Research, and held in Tehran, Iran.
On May 31, 2016, Dr. JANG Ji-Hyang presented on “Comparing the Sanctions Regime of Iran and North Korea” and Dr. GO Myong-Hyun presented on “The Korean Peninsula and Iran after the 2016 Iran Elections,” at the IPIS Roundtable, sponsored by the Asan Institute for Policy Studies and the Jeju Peace Institute in Tehran, Iran.
Dr. Jang also participated in two roundtable events in Lebanon. On June 2, 2016, Dr. Jang joined discussions on “The Arab Spring and Korea,” at The Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK) in Jounieh, Lebanon. On June 3, 2016, Dr. Jang participated in a Roundtable on “Low Oil Price and Economy in the Middle East” with the UN Economic Commission for Western Asia (UNECWA) in Beirut, Lebanon.
Date / Time: Friday May 27, 2016 – Saturday June 4, 2016
Venues: Iran and Lebanon