FORUM

The 6th Jeju Forum evaluated the challenges and opportunities the rise of China and the reunification of the Korean peninsula will offer. The Forum also took note of the great potential of new growth on the basis of the Asian entrepreneurship. With this background, various programs on Korea-China economic cooperation are prepared. The contents of new standard and its perspectives were reviewed. New growth potential, creative industry, new leadership, the future of education and the role of women were also addressed. Peace and common prosperity on the Korean peninsula and East Asia through the promotion of mutual understanding was discussed. The cultural exchanges and fusion in East Asia was reviewed and we evaluated how it is promoting the sense of community among the Asian peoples. Various issues of peace in East Asia such as the resolution of the North Korean nuclear problem, historical reconciliation and maritime security are among the topics. The recent natural disaster of Japan was reviewed and among the related topics are how to deal with the climate change and natural disasters.

Host: Jeju Special Self-Governing Province, International Peace Foundation, East Asia Foundation, JoongAng Ilbo 
Organizer: Jeju Peace Institute 
TIME ORGANIZATION SESSION ROOM
15:30 ~ 16:40 [5-A] Is Nuclear-free East Asia Possible?: Opportunities and Constraints
동아시아 비핵화는 가능한가? 그 기회와 제약
Crystal Hall A
Moderator
Peter HAYES (Director, the Nautilus Institute for Security & Sustainability)

Panelists
Gareth John EVANS (Chancellor, Australian National University)
KIM, Bong-hyun (Deputy Minister for Multilateral and Global Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, R.O.K.)
ABE, Nobuyasu (Director, Center for the Promotion of Disarmament and Non-Proliferation, Japan Institute of International Affairs)
CHOI, Kang (Professor, Institute of Foreign Affairs & National Security)
PAN, Zenqiang (Professor, Institute for Strategic Studies, National Defense University)

사회
피터 헤이즈(나우틸러스 안보지속가능성연구소 소장)

발표
가렛 에반스(호주국립대학교 총장)
김봉현(외교통상부 다자외교조정관)
아베 노부야수(일본국제문제연구소 군축ㆍ비확산촉진센타 소장)
최 강(외교안보연구원 교수)
판젠창(중국국방대학교 전략연구소 교수)

The nuclear profiles of countries in East Asia are diverse. There are countries in East Asian countries with up-to-date nuclear technology, a country with a strong desire for nuclear weapons, and a country keeping up their nuclear technology against another country’s possession of nuclear weapons. East Asian countries have kept focusing on nuclear technology for their own security and economic development. North Korea has asserted their nuclear development program is for national security, and they cannot give up the technology. Northeast Asia without a multilateral security system must now seriously take proper steps for nuclear non-proliferation. This session will mainly discuss the non-proliferation issue.
- Is East Asia without nuclear weapons possible? How can it be achieved?
- Is nuclear weapon free East Asia Possible?
- Are the Six-Party Talks still useful? What are the other options?
- What does the recent nuclear situation in Japan imply for the future of nuclear energy?

동아시아에서 핵 상황은 다양합니다. 최고의 핵무기 기술을 가진 나라와 악착같이 핵무기를 가지려고 하는 나라, 핵무기 보유에 대비하여 고도의 핵기술을 유지하려는 나라 등이 공존하고 있습니다. 자국의 안보와 경제발전을 이유로 핵개발 기술에 대한 관심은 식지 않고 있습니다. 북한은 자주와 안보를 위해 핵무기를 개발하였다고 주장 하였으며 이를 끝까지 포기하지 않겠다고 선언하고 있습니다. 다자 안보체제가 없는 동북아시아에서 핵의 평화적 이용을 통한 핵확산 방지를 위한 방안을 심각히 강구해야 할 때가 왔습니다. 이에 대한
전문가들의 견해를 듣습니다.
- ‘핵없는 동아시아’는 가능한가? 그 대안은?
- 북한 핵의 검증가능한 해체는 가능한가?
- 6자 회담은 아직도 유용한가? 다른 대안은 있는가?
- 그리고 일본 후쿠시마 원전 사태는 원자력의 미래에 어떤 함의를 주는가?

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