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Northeast Asia Peace Initiative

Conference in Geneva on De-escalation in the Korean Peninsula and East Asia

Geneva, Switzerland - UPF organized a forum on "The Role of Dialogue and Understanding Towards a De-Escalation on the Korean Peninsula and in East Asia" at the Palais des Nations (UN headquarters) in Geneva on Oct. 31, 2014.

Among the topics discussed was a proposal by South Korea to build a large regional UN complex inside the demilitarized zone that divides North and South Korea. The concept was raised informally by South Korea's President Park Guen-hye at the UN General Assembly in September. A more detailed proposal was presented by provincial and city officials at the one-day peace and security conference in Geneva.

Recordings are available of the four sessions:

Geneva 31-10-2014 Session 1 -Security concerns that threaten stability in the region (Peace and Security in Korea and in Asia) from UPF Europe on Vimeo.

Geneva 31-10-2014 Session 2 - Reconciliation and conflict resolution efforts on the Korean Peninsula from UPF Europe on Vimeo.

Geneva 31-10-2014 Session 3 - Peace building models: from prevention to transformation from UPF Europe on Vimeo.

Geneva 31-10-2014 Session 4 - Opportunities for cooperation and development in the region: Calling on governments, UN and civil from UPF Europe on Vimeo.

 

Text of speech by Walter Schwimmer (speaker in the first session)
Report by Humphrey Hawksley (speaker in the fourth session)

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