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Korean Peninsula Peace Forum 2022: Canada’s role in the Korean Peninsula and the Indo-Pacific

October 18 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Peaceful Unification Advisory Council (PUAC) Toronto (https://puac-toronto.com/) is hosting a forum to bring together influential Canadians in politics, diplomacy, foreign affairs, defence, business, academia and media to discuss the opportunities and challenges of Korea and Canada partnership in the Indo-Pacific and Canada’s role in the Korean peninsula’s peace process.

Canada’s Role in the Korean Peninsula & the Indo-Pacific

Canada is currently working on the Indo-Pacific Strategy. The US and other major allies have released their strategies. Canada is expected to take a more active role in the Indo-Pacific region, working together with Korea and other like-minded Canadian allies and partners in the region. We have many questions, and this forum will try to find recommendations for the government of Canada on the Korean peninsula and the Indo-Pacific strategies.

  • What are the prospects and challenges facing Canada as we seek to strengthen bilateral relationships with South Korea and multilateral relationships in the Indo-Pacific?
  • How can Canada help make progress in a peace agreement between South and North Korea?

Purpose

  • To explore the strategies on the Korean peninsula and the Indo-Pacific
  • To inform Canadian public and policy makers on the importance of Canada’s engagement in facilitating peace & stability in the Korean peninsula & the Indo-Pacific
  • To hear ideas and recommendations from the experts
  • To present recommendations to Canadian government policymakers
  • To strengthen the partnership between Korea and Canada in the Indo-Pacific

Program

Tuesday, October 18,2022 | 09:00 – 16:00 | In-person & On-line

09:00 Registration, Coffee, Light Breakfast & Networking

10:00 Opening Remarks – Head of PUAC & Ambassador of ROK

10:15 Keynote by Former Ambassador to the US and EU, Ahn Ho-Young

10:30 Forum Session One

12:00 Networking Buffet Lunch

13:00 Forum Session Two

14:30 Keynote by Hon. Melanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Canada

14:45 Q&A

15:15 Adjourn & Networking

Partners

▪ Macdonald-Laurier Institute

▪ Canadian Global Affairs Institute

▪ Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada

Forum Website: https://puac-toronto.com/puac-peace-forum-2022/

Contact: Sonny Cho, Forum Chair | scho@globalpublic.com | 416-822-8936

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Details

Date:
October 18
Time:
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Venue

Delta Hotels Ottawa City Centre​
101 Lyon St. N,
Ottawa, Ontario K1R 5T9 Canada
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