Northeast Asia Peace Initiative

On the Korean Peninsula following World War II, people with a common history, culture, and language were divided by the Cold War struggle between superpowers. UPF conferences and forums bring together leading diplomats and scholars to offer insights into prospects for improved relations among the countries of the region. Political, military, economic, and civil-society factors are considered at conferences and forums. Civil-society initiatives between South Korea and North Korea include tourism, humanitarian projects, and various forms of personal engagement. Scroll down for reports.
 
NE Asia
Goal: Peaceful reunification of the Korean Peninsula and harmonious relations among the nations of North East Asia
Methods: Consultations and civil-society initiatives that build personal connections
 
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On February 13, 2007, in accordance with the agreement on the initial phase of actions for the implementation of the Joint Statement of September 19, 2005, the discussions on the matter of a peace and security system in Northeast Asia began in earnest.

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North Koreans are not always easy to like, but are impossible to ignore. This is not a trait unique to the northern half of the Korean Peninsula. Koreans have been this way throughout their history.

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True love is the mightiest strategic tool for melting down all strife and conflict in this world. The realm of true love surpasses all barriers.

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Regional economic cooperation in Northeast Asia will be imperative for energy cooperation in the area. The European Union’s formation was due to the fact that Europe was very closely connected by a natural gas pipeline. If Northeast Asia is connected by an energy pipeline, it will contribute much to the stable supply of energy and eventually the peace of the region.

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The historical record of the Korean War has recently been greatly enriched by Russian President Boris Yeltsin's presentation to President Kim Young-Sam of South Korea, during the latter's visit to Moscow in June 1994, of 216 previously classified high level Soviet documents on the war from Russian archives.

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The Northeastern Asian region has seen dramatic changes during the past decade.  Understanding this fact is crucial to thinking about how the parties involved in this region can construct peace and security.

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At the first conference of the United Nations Peacekeeping Korean War Memorial Federation, more than 250 veterans gathered, creating a delegation representing all the nations who sent troops into battle representing the UN.

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It is not easy to form a relationship with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea [DPRK], even when your objectives are purely humanitarian. Over the past few years much more has been learned about human rights violations, the existence of labor camps, and the continuing flow of defectors, refugees and migrants fleeing into China and South Korea for economic and political reasons.

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Northeast Asia holds enormous potential for both dispute and development. The continuing uncertainty associated with the past 100 years of colonialism in Northeast Asia and the remnants of the cold war may create tensions and lead to some conflicts in the region. But regional development equaling that of the European Union or NAFTA is also a possibility if the region’s capital, technology, labor force and natural resources are used to complement each other to create a mechanism for multilateral cooperation.

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Mongolia's foreign policy towards Northeast Asia can be depicted at two levels: bilateral and regional. At the bilateral level, Mongolia has been concerned with specific gains in relations with individual countries like Russia, China, Japan, U.S. and South Korea for economic and security benefits. After more than a decade Mongolia has accomplished a lot in its bilateral relations with the countries of Northeast Asia.

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Most Northeast Asian countries pursue highly pragmatic policies in the sphere of economic interactions which makes possible major multilateral projects, above all in such fields as energy and transportation. Russia is well placed to play a key role in implementing these projects which gives her a chance to raise her profile in the region and to encourage development of her Far Eastern territories.

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In the era of globalization and information, the world expects universities to effectively adapt to changing educational, societal and international environments. The world needs a new generation of work force and young leaders who are equipped to global standards with necessary skills and knowledge. At the same time, the world also needs to overcome through education the sources of hostilities, conflicts and tensions by reducing distrust and misunderstanding among different people, nations and religions.

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