The 7th Jeju Forum for Peace and Prosperity reviewed these changes within historic context and highlight the future of Asia. The work of the forum was to pursue peace and common prosperity of the region on the basis of a sense of community. The interdependence and cultural fusion in Asia are surely contribute to the promotion of this sense of community. The issue of common prosperity was addressed and the potentiality of new growth on the basis of Asian entrepreneurship was explored. New growth engines, future of the IT industry, environmental conservation, sustainable management, financial cooperation, official development assistance, welfare expansion, city design, and the role of women are among the forum's topic.

Host: Jeju Special Self-Governing Province, International Peace Foundation, East Asia Foundation, JoongAng Ilbo 
Organizer: Jeju Peace Institute

15:40 ~ 17:00 [4-C] The Republic of Korea’s Leadership for Promoting Democracy and Human Rights in the Asian Region
아시아지역 민주주의 및 인권 증진을 위한 한국의 리더십
Crystal Hall C
[Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MOFAT)]

PAIK, Ji-ah (Director-General, International Organizations Bureau, MOFAT)

Main Speaker
BONG, Yongshik (Senior Researcher, the Asan Institute for Policy Studies)

Suren BADRAL (Ambassador, Community of Democracies(CD))
SOH, Changrok (Professor, Korea University)
Morton H. HALPERIN (Senior Advisor, Open Society Institute / former U.S. Undersecretary of Defense for Policy)
ABE, Kouji (Director, Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs Division, MOFA of Japan)

CHOI, Su-young (Director, Human Rights and Social Affairs Division MOFAT)

백지아 (외교통상부 국제기구국장)

봉영식 (아산정책연구원 선임연구원)

쑤렌 바드랄 (Community of Democracies 몽골 대사)
서창록 (고려대 국제대학원 교수)
몰튼 핼퍼린 (오픈 써싸이어티 연구소 선임고문; 前 미국 국방정책담당 국방차관)
아베 코우지 (일본 외무성 인권 인도과장)

최수영 (외교통상부 인권사회과장)

Democracy has re-emerged as the key issue in the international community, with the rapidly spreading wave of democratization in North Africa and the Middle East. Against this backdrop, this session will discuss the expected leadership of the Republic of Korea which achieved both industrialization and democratization within a generation for promoting democracy and human rights in the Asian region.

북아프리카 및 중동지역에서 민주화 운동이 급속히 확산되면서 ‘민주주의’가 국제사회의 화두로 다시 부상하고 있는 가운데 불과 한 세대 만에 산업화와 민주화 인권 증진을 동시에 달성한 한국에 기대되는 아시아지역 민주주의 및 인권 증진을 위한 리더십에 대해 논의해 봅니다