NKIDP and CWIHP are pleased to welcome Wilson Center Korea Scholar Giwon Kwon. His project is entitled The History of Inter-Korean Relations from the Late 1940s to the Present.
Giwon Kwon is the staff director of the South Korean National Assembly’s Committee on Foreign Affairs, Trade and Unification. Prior to taking his current position, he had directed and advised several key policymaking functions including the Legislation Council, Intelligence Committee, Committee on Legislation & Judiciary, Korea International Trade Association, Committee on Industry & Resources, Committee on Construction & Transportation and others. He holds a Master of Laws from Indiana University Bloomington Maurer School of Law and a Master in Public Administration Management from Kyunghee University. While at the Wilson Center, Mr. Kwon plans to examine the history of inter-Korean relations from the late 1940s onwards by using archival materials obtained by the North Korea International Documentation Project to identify patterns to map out a policy direction for the two Koreas in the future. His project is entitled The History of Inter-Korean Relations from the Late 1940s to the Present.