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[EAI·Genron NPO] 2021 Korea-Japan Security Dialogue

  • 2021-02-15

  

 The East Asia Institute (EAI) and Genron NPO held an online conference on February 15, 2021 titled Korea-Japan Security Dialogue (KJSD). Both countries’ experts in the field of foreign affairs and security gathered with an objective to cover security issues in the Northeast Asian region. Subjects such as the Northeast Asia’s regional security risks, the aspirations of realizing peace in the region and the Biden administration’s policy toward China and North Korea were debated in the dialogue, in addition to discussing the future path for Korea-Japan security cooperation. Through the Korea-Japan Security Dialogue, the experts of the two countries agreed that there is a need for security cooperation among multiple countries, as well as on a Korea-Japan level, to achieve prevention of further escalation of the conflict between the United States and China and the denuclearization of North Korea.
 

Participating Institutions

East Asia Institute (EAI)
Genron NPO(言論NPO)

 

Program

13:00~14:30

[1st Session] Security Risks and Tasks for Conflict Prevention in Northeast Asia in 2021

 

  • Moderator:   Yasushi Kudo (President, Genron NPO)
  • Presenters
    Japan: Yoji Koda (Former Commander-in-Chief, Self-Defense Fleet)
    Korea: Chaesung Chun (Professor, Department of Political Science and International Relations, Seoul National University,
  •                                      and Chair, National Security Research Center, East Asia Institute)
     
  • Discussion
    Japan:Yoji Koda (Former Commander-in-Chief, Self-Defense Fleet)
    Yoshihide Soeya (Professor, Keio University School of Law)
    Osamu Onoda (Adviser, Toshiba Infrastructure Systems and Solutions Corporation,
  •                         and Former Commander of Air Training Command of Japan Air Self-Defense Force)
    Ken Jimbo (Professor, Faculty of Policy Management, Keio University)
    Masayuki Masuda (Senior Fellow, China Division, National Institute for Defense Studies)
    Korea:Chaesung Chun (Professor, Department of Political Science and International Relations, Seoul National University,
  •                          and Chair, National Security Research Center, East Asia Institute)
    Won Gon Park (Professor, School of International Studies, Languages and Literature, Handong Global University)
    Seong-Ho Sheen (Professor, Graduate School of International Studies, Seoul National University)
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14:30~16:00

[2nd Session] Biden Administration’s China Strategy and Korea Peninsula Policy Analysis

 

  • Moderator:   Yasushi Kudo (President, Genron NPO)
  • Presenters
    Japan:Ken Jimbo (Professor, Faculty of Policy Management, Keio University)
    Korea: Won Gon Park (Professor, School of International Studies, Languages and Literature, Handong Global University)

     
  • Discussion
    Japan:Yoji Koda (Former Commander-in-Chief, Self-Defense Fleet)
    Yoshihide Soeya (Professor, Keio University School of Law)
    Osamu Onoda (Adviser, Toshiba Infrastructure Systems and Solutions Corporation,
  •               and Former Commander of Air Training Command of Japan Air Self-Defense Force)
    Ken Jimbo (Professor, Faculty of Policy Management, Keio University)
    Masayuki Masuda (Senior Fellow, China Division, National Institute for Defense Studies)

    Ayumi Togashi (Lecturer, Faculty of Social Sciences, Toyo Eiwa University)
    Korea:Young-June Park (Professor, Graduate School of Defense Management, Korean National Defense University)
    Won Gon Park (Professor, School of International Studies, Languages and Literature, Handong Global University)
    Seong-Ho Sheen (Professor, Graduate School of International Studies, Seoul National University)

16:00~16:10

[Break]

16:10~17:40

[3rd Session] Building a Way to Achieving the Goal of Sustainable Peace in Northeast Asia

 

  • Moderator:   Yasushi Kudo (President, Genron NPO)
  • Presenters
    Japan:Yoshihide Soeya (Professor, Keio University School of Law)
    Korea:Sang-chul Lee (President, The War Memorial of Korea, and Former First Vice Chief, National Security Office)

     
  • Discussion
    Japan:Yoji Koda (Former Commander-in-Chief, Self-Defense Fleet)
    Yoshihide Soeya (Professor, Keio University School of Law)
    Osamu Onoda (Adviser, Toshiba Infrastructure Systems and Solutions Corporation,
  •            and Former Commander of Air Training Command of Japan Air Self-Defense Force)
    Ken Jimbo (Professor, Faculty of Policy Management, Keio University)
    Masayuki Masuda (Senior Fellow, China Division, National Institute for Defense Studies)
    Ayumi Togashi (Lecturer, Faculty of Social Sciences, Toyo Eiwa University)
    Korea:Young-June Park (Professor, Graduate School of Defense Management, Korean National Defense University)
    Seong-Ho Sheen (Professor, Graduate School of International Studies, Seoul National University)
    Sang-chul Lee (President, The War Memorial of Korea, and Former First Vice Chief, National Security Office)


Participant Information (in alphabetical order)

Participants from Korea

Chun, Chaesung

Professor, Department of Political Science and International Relations, Seoul National University, 
and Chair, National Security Research Center, East Asia Institute

Lee, Sang-chul President, The War Memorial of Korea, and Former First Vice Chief, National Security Office
Park, Won Gon Professor, School of International Studies, Languages and Literature, Handong Global University
Park, Young-June Professor, Graduate School of Defense Management, Korean National Defense University
Sheen, Seong-Ho Professor, Graduate School of International Studies, Seoul National University


Participants from Japan

Jimbo, Ken Professor, Faculty of Policy Management, Keio University
Koda, Yoji Former Commander-in-Chief, Self-Defense Fleet
Kudo, Yasushi President, Genron NPO
Masuda, Masayuki Senior Fellow, China Division, National Institute for Defense Studies

Onoda, Osamu

Adviser, Toshiba Infrastructure Systems and Solutions Corporation, 
and Former Commander of Air Training Command of Japan Air Self-Defense Force

Soeya, Yoshihide Professor, School of Law, Keio University
Togashi, Ayumi Lecturer, Faculty of Social Sciences, Toyo Eiwa University


 

Conference

[1st Session] Security Risks and Tasks for Conflict Prevention in Northeast Asia in 2021


 

[2nc Session] Biden Administration’s China Strategy and Korea Peninsula Policy Analysis


 

[3rd Session] Building a Way to Achieving the Goal of Sustainable Peace in Northeast Asia

 


 

Program Manager

Junghye Suh, Research Associate at East Asia Institute (EAI)