Past eventInvitation OnlyResearch Event

Korean Unification and Prospects for Peace and Prosperity in Northeast Asia

7 September 2016 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Chatham House, London


Dr Kihl-Jae Ryoo, Professor, University of North Korean Studies, Seoul; Minister of Unification, Republic of Korea (2013-15)



The speaker will discuss the prospects for unification on the Korean peninsula and the wider implications for peace, security and prosperity in northeast Asia. He will focus on the processes by which unification should be achieved, arguing that this should happen peacefully and gradually, constructed through the accrual of mutually beneficial and reciprocal cooperation between South and North Korea.

This event is held in partnership with the Korea Foundation. 

Attendance is by invitation only.