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Turkey – Korea: Perspectives for Cooperation
Friday 12 February 2021, 08:00am - 05:00pm

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"Turkey – Korea: Perspectives for Cooperation"

08:00 CET - 09:15 CET

 

Webinar organised by the International Association of Academicians for Peace (IAAP) Europe and Middle East

In an online series commemorating the 30th anniversary of the historical Pyongyang visit by Dr. Sun Myung Moon and Mrs. Hak Ja Han Moon, the co-founders of the Universal Peace Federation (UPF), its Turkey chapter and Korea's Region 5 chapter will jointly host this webinar. 71 years ago at the outbreak of the Korean War, Turkey - on the western side of the Asian continent - decided promptly and sent brigades to Busan in order to defend freedom and democracy on the peninsula. Their battlefield bravery, sacrifices and humanitarian care for the war-torn people have been deeply appreciated by Korean people, forging the unique bonds of hearts between the two people and nations. This webinar will revisit those bonds, explore how to strengthen cooperation between them, with a view to helping peaceful re-unification of Korea.

Date & Time: February 20th (Sat) from 10:00 o’clock (Turkey time) or 08:00 (CET)

Language: English with translation into Korean and Turkish

Program lasts for about 70 minutes.

Speakers:

  • Video reports from Busan’s UN Cemetery and from Ankara’s Korea War Memorial
  • Dr. Ali Denizli, Professor, Rumeli Istanbul University, Turkey
  • Ms. Choi Ok-ju , Representative, Korea Intangible Resources Research Institute

More information will be provided soon.