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ROK and Australian Pivotal Middle Power Cooperation

On Tuesday, August 27, 2012, the Asan Institute of Policy Studies hosted a closed roundtable on “ROK and Australian Pivotal Middle Power Cooperation.” Former Australian Ambassador to Korea, H.E. Sam Gerovich visited the Asan Institute to continue ongoing discussions on ROK-Australia cooperation. The roundtable discussed Dr. Lee Jaehyon’s study of the ROK-Australia 2+2 Meeting of July 3-4 as well as the potential role of Korea and Australia as pivotal middle powers in the region.

Date/Time: Tuesday, August 27, 2013 / 10:00–11:30 AM
Place: Conference Room (2F), The Asan Institute for Policy Studies

Participants:

Australia

– Sam Gerovich, First Assistant Secretary,Trade & Economic Policy Division, DFAT and Former Ambassador of Australia to the Republic of Korea

– Brendan Berne, Minister and Deputy Head of Mission, Australian Embassy Seoul

– Greg Ralph, Director, Trade & Economic Policy Division, DFAT

– Tony Walter, Executive Officer, Trade & Economic Policy Division, DFAT

– Natalie Barnes, Second Secretary, Australian Embassy Seoul

The Asan Institute for Policy Studies

– Hahm Chaibong, President of The Asan Institute of Policy Studies

– Choi Kang, Vice President of The Asan Institute of Policy Studies

– Mo Jongryn, Senior Research Fellow and Director of the Center for Global Governance

– Lee Jaehyon, Research Fellow and Director of the Center for ASEAN and Oceania Studies