Cooperative Stability in North-East Asia: Denuclearization and Economic Cooperation in the Korean Peninsula

International Workshop and Round Table on:
Cooperative Stability in North-East Asia:
Denuclearization and Economic Cooperation in the Korean Peninsula

Monday 1 December 2008

Salon d’Honneur, Villa Olmo
Como, Italy

Organized by
DGAO – Directorate General for Asia, Oceania, the Pacific and Antarctica
of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Rome, Italy
and
Landau Network Centro Volta, Como, Italy

The initiative aimed at providing a platform for open dialogue between representatives of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), of the Republic of Korea, representatives, officials and scholars from the international community, in particular from  Europe, and the main international players. The initiative further witnessed the long process of engagement which had been initiated by the Italian government, following the opening of diplomatic relations with the DPRK in the year 2000.

The main topics of the current 2008 edition concerned in particular the on going process and the long term perspective of a peaceful political and economic  development in the Korean peninsula and in the wider NE Asia Region. The Workshop discussed as well the different initiatives related to inter-Korean relations; the sustainable energy and economic cooperation; the redirection of some nuclear specialists to civilian activities; the possibility of establishing of an international scientific centre in the DPRK and the potential role of Europe and Italy in this respect.


Participants List Cooperative Stability in NorthEast Asia_ Denuclearization and Economic Cooperation in the Korean Peninsula.pdf (151,6 KB)
Agenda Cooperative Stability in NorthEast Asia_Denuclearization and Economic Cooperation in the Korean Peninsula.pdf (164,88 KB)


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