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 
17:00 ~ 18:10 [12-A] [Journalists’Roundtable] Predicting on Political Developments in Asia-Pacific Region in 2012
[외신기자 라운드테이블] 2012년 아시아ㆍ태평양지역 정치변동 예측
Crystal Hall A
KIM, Young Hie (Editor-At-Large, JoongAng Ilbo)

Martin FACKLER (Tokyo Bureau Chief, New York Times)
Sebastien FALLETTI (Seoul Correspondent, Le Figaro)
SUMIDA, Takushi (Seoul Bureau Chief, Kyodo News)
Arten SANZHIEV (Seoul Bureau Chief, Rossiyskaya Gazeta)
LEE, Byung Jong (Seoul Correspondent, Newsweek)

김영희(중앙일보 대기자)

마틴 팩클러(뉴욕타임즈 아시아특파원)
아르템 산지에프(로씨스까야 가제타 한국특파원)
세바스티엔 팔레리(르 피가로 한국특파원)
수미다 타쿠시(교도통신 한국특파원)
이병종(전 뉴스위크 한국특파원)

The year 2012 in East Asia will see significant change with the emergence of new leaders and political change. Leadership shifts will be gradual in China and North Korea, and new leaders will be elected through presidential elections in South Korea, Russia, and the
U.S. In this session, foreign correspondents in South Korea will give their opinions about which changes will be made based on the leadership and power shifts.
- The year of political change: how foreign correspondents view political change in the two Koreas, China, Russia, and the U.S.
- Interpreting the political shifts in East Asia.

동아시아 각국의 정치 일정과 국내적 상황을 보면 2012년에는 새로운 지도자들의 등장 등 많은 권력변동이 있을 것으로 예상됩니다. 중국과 북한은 지도자 교체가 점진적으로 이루어 질 것이며, 한국, 미국, 러시아에서는 대통령 선거 등으로 새로운 지도자들이 등장할 가능성도 예상되고 있습니다. 이러한 주요국의 지도자 교체와 권력변동은 아시아 태평양지역에 어떠한 변화를 가져올 것인지 매일 매일의 정세 변화를 주시하고 있는 주한 외신기자들로부터 전망을 들어 봅니다.
- ‘대 정치변동의 해, 2012,’내외신 기자들은 한국, 중국, 미국, 러시아, 북한의 정치 변동을 어떻게 예측하고 있는가?
- 그리고 이러한 국내 정치적 변동이 역내 지역 질서에 주는 함의는 무엇인가?