23 November 2022
Palais des Nations
Europe/Zurich timezone

WHAT: The United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR) and the Government of the Republic of Korea are pleased to invite you to attend a lunch-time panel discussion devoted to the recent developments on the Korean Peninsula, the new policy presented by the incoming government in Seoul and prospects for progress toward denuclearization.

The panel discussion will be followed by a moderated Q&A session with the participants.

A light lunch will be served at 13h00, prior to the start of the event.

WHEN and WHERE:  Wednesday 23 November 2022, 13:15-14:45 CET, Room XXIV, Palais de Nations.



Opening remarks: H.E. Seong-mee YOON, Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative of the Republic of Korea to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva.


  • Myoung Jin LIU, Director, Korean Peninsula Peace Regime Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea
  • Eunjin PARK, Director, Disarmament and Non-proliferation Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea
  • Youngjun KIM, Professor, Korea National Defense University
  • Pavel PODVIG, Senior Researcher, UNIDIR
  • Veronika BEDENKO, Regional Issues Strategist, Open Nuclear Network

Moderated by: Robin Geiss, UNIDIR Director


PARTICIPANTS UNIDIR encourages the participation of diplomats, national representatives, policymakers, as well as academics, practitioners and other experts working on or interested in nuclear issues and the Korean peninsula.

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