Detailed Program

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  • Programs on the second day of the 2021 DMZ International Forum on the Peace Economy will be live streamed at the forum website and on YouTube.

Day 1. November 25 (Thu.): DMZ Site Visit

Day 2. November 26 (Fri.): International Forum and Parallel Sessions

Parallel Session 2


Date & Time November 26 (Fri.), 14:00-16:00 Location Ruby 2 (B1), Sono Calm Del Pino
Organizer Research Institute for Gangwon
Theme Inter-Korean Cooperation and the Gangwon Special Economic Zone for Peace
  • Despite the strained inter-Korean relations, Gangwon-do, the only divided province in the world, focuses on creating a special peace economy zone for the formation of inter-Korean economic communities and the realization of a peaceful economy.
  • In this session, discussions will be held to prepare an opportunity to urge the National Assembly to enact laws related to the establishment of special peace economic zones, designate, operate, and seek directions for development after enacting the law.
  • To draw up more comprehensive plan which links discourse and practice, experts who designed the Korean Peninsula's New Economic Initiative, Peace Economy and Peace System, and officials who were in charge of inter-Korean economic cooperation and peace economy special zones, will be participate in this discussion.


Time Program
14:00-16:00 (120’) Moderator
LEE Hee Ok
Professor, Department of Political Science and Diplomacy, Sungkyunkwan University, Republic of Korea
LEE Youngsung
Professor, Department of Environmental Planning, Seoul National University, Republic of Korea
BYUN Sangwook
General Site Manager, Dorasan Transit Office, Gaeseong Industrial District Foundation, Republic of Korea
Senior Research Fellow, Economic Research Institute, Industrial Bank of Korea, Republic of Korea
KIM Sang Ki
Research Fellow, Peace Research Division, Korea Institute for National Unification, Republic of Korea
CHOI Eunju
Research Fellow, Department of Unification Strategy Studies, The Sejong Institute, Republic of Korea