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Freedom House - Georgetown University Conference on North Korea
UPF-International
Washington DC, United States
December 1, 2006

Three UPF Ambassadors for Peace who are experts on Northeast Asian peace and security issues, addressed the Freedom House-Georgetown University Conference on North Korea and the applicability of the Helsinki Process to Northeast Asia, held in Washington, DC on September 26, 2006. The concept of applying the Helisinki process, originally directed at the Soviet Union in the 1970s, toward the Northeast Asian economic and security situation is gaining increasing acceptance.

Participating Ambassadors for Peace were Dr. Vladimir Petrovsky, a member of UPF's Global Peace Council, and a professor at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (of the Russian Foreign Ministry); Dr. Youngho Kim, Professor of Political Science at Sungshin Women's University, Seoul, Korea; and, Dr. Young Ho Park, senior research fellow at the Korea Institute for National Unification, Seoul, Korea. You can read a summary of the conference proceedings at the following link. Below is the conference program:


Read the full report here. (PDF)

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