Prospects for Inter-Korean and US-DPRK Relations

September 08, 2008 // 10:00am11:00am
Event Co-sponsors: 
History and Public Policy Program
Asia Program

The Honorable Park Jae Kyu, the ROK's current Presidential Adviser on Unification Affairs, will speak at the Wilson Center on the future of inter-Korean relations under the Lee Myung-bak administration's "policy of mutual benefits and common prosperity" as well as prospects for US-DPRK relations.

Park Jae Kyu is President of the University of North Korean Studies and Presidential Advisor for Korean Unification Affairs. He served as Minister of Unification from 1999 to 2001 and as chairman of the organizing committee for the first inter-Korean summit in 2000. Dr. Park has been widely published on the topic of North Korea. His monographs include North Korea's Foreign Policy (1977), The Politics of North Korea (1984), The Foreign Relations of North Korea, A New Perspective (1987), The New Diplomacy of North Korea and its Survival Strategy (1997), and New Readings on North Korea (ed.) (2004).


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Experts & Staff

  • Christian F. Ostermann // Director, History and Public Policy Program; Global Europe; Cold War International History Project; North Korea Documentation Project; Nuclear Proliferation International History Project
  • James Person // Senior Program Associate
  • Charles Kraus // Program Assistant