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North Korean Perspectives on Current Security Challenges
May 5, 2017 - 10:00-11:00
Obligations and Roles of the US and other Neighboring Countries for the Reunification of the Korean Peninsula
With Hwang Ik Hwan, Director of the Institute for Disarmament and Peace (IDP), North Korea
At present, the Korean peninsula is at a heightened point of intensity. Hostile phrases such as preemptive nuclear strike and all-out-war have moved the tensions to new level. Hwang Ik Hwang will present his view on the situation, in particular covering the obligations and roles of the US and other neighboring countries for the reunification of the Korean peninsula, and how the North-South agreement may be instrumental in resolving the issue.
Self-defense Capability of the DPRK and Peace on the Korean Peninsula
With O Chol Yong, Research Fellow at the Institute for Disarmament and Peace (IDP), North Korea
When we look at the current security situation on the Korean peninsula there are two paths towards resolution; reconciliation and balance of power. O Chol Yong will analyze both routes and the most appropriate means for them to be achieved.