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Korea-Japan Forum

15th Meeting
August 28–30, 2007

Korea-Japan Forum 15th Meeting

Agenda

Tuesday, August 28

Opening Remarks

  • GONG Ro-myung, Korean Chairman
  • MOGI Yuzaburo, Japanese Chairman

Session I: Conditions and Prospects for Political and Social Developments in Korea and Japan

Korea: Presidential Election in December and Views on Political Situation, Post-Roh Administration and Korea-Japan Relationship in the Future

  • BAE In-joon, Chairman of the Editorial Board, The DongA Ilbo

Japan: Political and Social Situation after the Election of Members for the House of Councillors in July

  • TAKEMI Keizo, Former Member, House of Councillors (LDP)
  • MAEHARA Seiji, Member, House of Representatives (DPJ)

Wednesday, August 29

Session II: Recent Trends and Assessment of Korea-Japan Relationship: Increase in Cultural and Intellectual Exchanges and Phenomenon of Political and Diplomatic Friction

  • CHUNG Ku-chong, CEO and President, dongA.com
  • PARK Cheol-hee, Professor, GSIS, Seoul National University
  • OKONOGI Masao, Dean, Faculty of Law, Keio University
  • KOHARI Susumu, Professor, University of Shizuoka

Luncheon: Special Speech by Mr. Cho S. R., Chairman, Hyosung Corporation

Session III: Security of Northeast Asia and Peace Cooperation

  • IOKIBE Makoto, President, National Defense Academy
  • HYUN In-taek, Professor, Korea University

Thursday, August 30

Session IV: Asia-Pacific Economic Progress and Korea-Japan Cooperation

  • HYUN Oh-seok, President, Institute for International Trade
  • TANAKA Hitoshi, Senior Fellow, Japan Center for International Exchange; Former Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs

Wrap-up Session


Participants

Korean Participants

[Chairman]
GONG Ro-myung Former Minister of Foreign Affairs
[Participants]
AHN Byung-joon Professor, Member of the Korean National Academy of Sciences, KDI School of Public Policy and Management
BAE In-joon Chairman of the Editorial Board, The DongA Ilbo
CHANG Je-kuk Executive Vice-President, Dongseo University
CHO S. R. Chairman, Hyosung Corporation; Chairman, The Federation of Korean Industries
CHOI Woo-sock Executive Advisor, Samsung Electronics
CHUN Yu-ok Member of the National Assembly
CHUNG Mong-joon Member of the National Assembly
CHUNG Ku-chong CEO and President, dongA.com
HAN Seung-mi Associate Professor, Yonsei Graduate School of International Studies
HYUN In-taek Professor, Department of Political Science and International Relations, Korea University
HYUN Oh-seok President, Institute for International Trade
KANG Chun-suk Editor-in-Chief, Chosun Ilbo
KIM Boo-kyum Member of the National Assembly
KIM Hee-joong Auditor, YTN (Yonhap Television News)
KIM Hyo-soon Editor-at-Large, Hankyoreh Media Company
KIM Young-hie Editor-at-Large, JoongAng Ilbo
KWON O-kie Deputy Prime Minister; Unification Minister
LEE Nak-yon Member of the National Assembly
MOON Chung-in Professor, Department of Political Science and International Studies, Yonsei University
PARK Cheol-hee Professor, Graduate School of International Studies, Seoul National University
YUN Duk-min Professor, Institute of Foreign Affairs and National Security

Japanese Participants

[Chairman]
MOGI Yuzaburo Chairman and CEO, Kikkoman Corporation
[Participants]
ARITA Shin Associate Professor, Graduate School of Arts and Science, The University of Tokyo
FUKAGAWA Yukiko Professor, School of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University
FUKUYAMA Tetsuro Member, House of Councillors (Democratic Party of Japan [DPJ])
HAYASHI Yoshimasa Senior Vice-Minister, Cabinet Office;
Member, House of Councillors (Liberal Democratic Party [LDP])
IGARASHI Kimitoshi Senior Commentator, NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation)
IIJIMA Hidetane Counselor, Toray Industries, Inc.;
Chairman, Japan-Korea Economic Association
IOKIBE Makoto President, National Defense Academy
IZUMI Nobumichi Deputy Chief Editorial Writer, The Nihon Keizai Shimbun
KOHARI Susumu Professor, Faculty of International Relations, University of Shizuoka
MAEHARA Seiji Member, House of Representatives (DPJ)
MUTO Masatoshi Deputy Chief of Mission and Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary, Embassy of Japan to the Republic of Korea
NISHIKAWA Megumi Senior Editorial Writer, Mainichi Newspapers
OGOURA Kazuo President, The Japan Foundation
OGURA Kizo Associate Professor, Kyoto University
OKADA Katsuya Member, House of Representatives (DPJ)
OKONOGI Masao Dean, Faculty of Law, Keio University
TANAKA Hitoshi Senior Fellow, Japan Center for International Exchange; Former Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs
TANAKA Norio Editorial Writer, The Sankei Shimbun
TAKEMI Keizo Former Member, House of Councillors (LDP)
WAKAMIYA Yoshibumi Chairman of the Editorial Board, The Asahi Shimbun
YAMAOKA Kunihiko Editorial Writer, The Yomiuri Shimbun