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EU-Korea convergence and partnerships 10 years after the EU-Korea FTA, in the post Covid era and within the US-China trade war

10 novembre à 9 h 00 min - 11 h 00 min

November, 10th, 2020 – Zoom Webinar 

9:00 AM – 11:00 AM (Europe time)


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  • Lukas MANDL (chairman of the European Parliament’s Delegation for Relations with the Korean Peninsula)
  • André DE BUSSY (former French diplomat, former Head of G20 and G7 protocol, Boulogne municipal councilor, territorial advisor, and member of Asia Centre)
  • Jean-François DI MEGLIO (President of Asia Centre)
Panel 1: The points of convergence within the analysis of post Covid international relations
  • Maximilian MAYER (University of Bonn): Introduction
  • Antoine BONDAZ (FRS, SciencesPo): « The Covid-19 pandemic as a great opportunity for greater EU-Korea coordination and cooperation »
  • Nicola CASARINI (Istituto Affari Internazionali): « EU-Korea strategic partnership ten years after. Opportunities, and challenges, in the age of Covid and mounting US-China tensions »
  • Paul ANDRE (SciencesPo): « Is Korea on the threshold of the G7? Strategic opportunities and challenges ahead in the perspective of an enlarged G7 »
  • Jean-François DI MEGLIO (President of Asia Centre): « The European Union’s Restrictive Measures against North Korea : a medium term view, beyond the current difficulties. Looking at solutions beyond the deadlock ».


Transition: Elisabeth SUH (SWP): « Certain uncertainty – the cyber challenge posed by Pyongyang »


Panel 2: Future opportunities of EU-ROK cooperation in specific areas of competence and excellence


  • Ramon PACHECO-PARDO (King’s College): « Reassessment of the goals intended and achieved through the EU-ROK FTA »
  • Tereza NOVOTNA (Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellow): « What EU-ROK partnership within the US-China Conflict? »
  • Brigitte DEKKER (Clingendael Institute): « EU-ROK digital connectivity: United, we must stand. The implications of China’s techno-nationalism for the European Union and the Republic of Korea » (co-written with Maaike OKANO-HEIJMANS)
  • Rafal SMOCZYNSKI (Polish Academy of Science): « The status of Korean soft power in Europe » (co-written with Eriks VARPAHOVSKIS, NRU Higher School of Economics)

EU ROK Convergences And Partnerships 10 Years After The EU ROK FTA, In The Post Covid Era And Within The US China Trade War


Date :
10 novembre
Heure :
9 h 00 min - 11 h 00 min
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