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Institute for Unification Education to hold 2019 Junior Korean Unification Experts Fellowship

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Institute for Unification Education to hold 2019 Junior Korean Unification Experts Fellowship

July 12, 2019

 □ The Institute for Unification Education of the Ministry of Unification will hold the 2019 Junior Korean Unification Experts Fellowship(JKUEF) from July 4 to 21.

   o In 2013, the Institute found the JKUEF program with the objective of expanding international support for issues concerning unification on the Korean Peninsula. A total of 117 experts and scholars from various countries including the United States, China, Japan, Russia, European Union, and Southeast Asia have participated in the JKUEF between 2013 and 2018.

 □ A total of 24 experts and scholars from 21 different countries will take part in this year’s program. Participants will join in lectures and discussions under the subject of ‘Peace and International Cooperation on the Korean Peninsula.’

 □ On July 19, an international conference on ‘Building a Peaceful Korean Peninsula’ will be held in cooperation with the Korea Foundation.

   o The seminar will be held under three sub-themes of ‘Initiative for Building Peace on the Korean Peninsula,’ ‘Korea in the Shifting East Asian Situation,’ ‘International Cooperation for Peace and Denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.’ JKUEF participants will lead the presentations and discussions.

 □ Participants will also join other various programs including field trips to Panmunjeom and Suwon Hwaseong Fortress.

 □ The Institute for Unification Education seeks to deepen the understanding of mid-career experts and scholars and spread international consensus on the issue of peace and unification on the Korean Peninsula through the 2019 JKUEF program.