The Korea SocietyAuthor: The Korea Society
27 Apr 2017

The Korea Society

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The Korea Society, an American organization promoting greater awareness, understanding and cooperation between the people of the United States and Korea, presents the leading voices in public policy, business, education, intercultural relations, and the arts.

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    Trade Talks: KORUS FTA at 5

    March 10, 2017 - Former ROK Minister for Trade Jong-Hoon Kim, Vice President and Managing Director of the Asia Society Policy Institute and former Assistant U.S. Trade Representative Wendy Cutler, and US Chamber of Commerce SVP Tami Overby assess the performance and progress of the Korea-US Free Trade Agreement five years after implementation in a discussion moderated by the Korea Society's president, Tom Byrne.

    For more information, please visit the link below:
    http://www.koreasociety.org/corporate/trade_talks_korus_fta_at_5.html


  • Posted on 10 Mar 2017

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    Korea-China Relations with John Park

    March 7, 2017 - Korea-China Relations, featuring John Park, Harvard University, in conversation with senior director Stephen Noerper. John Park, co-author of Stopping North Korea Inc. (MIT, 2016), returns from Beijing and Seoul and offers new insights into the dynamics between the PRC and two Koreas. Seizing on sanctions and other preventive efforts to check DRPK nuclear weapons development, Park, who lectures at the Kennedy School, examines the business of North Korea, ties that may or may not bind, and the realities with which the new US administration must grapple.

    For more information, please visit the link below:
    http://www.koreasociety.org/policy/korea-china_relations.html


  • Posted on 07 Mar 2017

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    US-Korea-Japan Trade Relations: Recent Developments and Future Prospects

    February 23, 2017 - US-Korea-Japan Trade Relations: Recent Developments and Future Prospects, co-sponsored with the Japan Society and the Asia Society Policy Institute. Despite enduring frictions, Korea and Japan are critically important trade partners and enjoy strong trade with the United States. Shotaro Oshima, former Special Representative of the Government of Japan for the TPP, Wendy Cutler, Vice President and Managing Director of the Asia Society Policy Institute and former Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Japan, Korea, and APEC Affairs, and others examine trade relations and recent developments and challenges, as well as the future for multilateral trade initiatives. This program takes place at the Japan Society.

    For more information, please visit the links below:

    http://www.koreasociety.org/corporate/us-korea-japan_trade_relations_recent_developments_and_future_prospects.html

    http://www.japansociety.org/event/us-japan-korea-trade-relations-recent-developments-and-future-prospects


  • Posted on 01 Mar 2017

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    North Korean Human Rights: Marking the Third Anniversary of the UN Commission of Inquiry Report with Activist Seong-ho Ji

    February 24, 2017 - To mark the third anniversary of the release of the United Nations Commission of Inquiry Report, the Korea Society welcomes Seong-ho Ji, a North Korean defector and human rights activist. Ji speaks on North Korean human rights at an intimate roundtable discussion moderated by Dr. Stephen Noerper, senior director.

    For more information, please visit the link below:
    http://www.koreasociety.org/policy/north_korean_human_rights_marking_the_third_anniversary_of_the_un_commission_of_inquiry_report_with_activist_seong-ho_ji.html


  • Posted on 24 Feb 2017

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    Women in Tech: A Conversation with Altos Ventures’ Hee-Eun Park

    February 16, 2017 - Despite women blazing the trail at tech companies like Naver and Kakao, a deep divide remains among men and women at the top. Less than ten percent of startup founders are women in Korea, while a quarter of startups are run by women in Silicon Valley. Join us in conversation with principal investor Hee-Eun Park of Altos Ventures. She chats entrepreneurship, gender, investing in startups and what it is like to lead in Silicon Valley with Korea Society director Nikita Desai.

    For more information, please visit the link below:
    http://www.koreasociety.org/corporate/women_in_tech_a_conversation_with_altos_ventures_hee-eun_park.html


  • Posted on 16 Feb 2017

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