The Korea Institute for International Economic Policy (KIEP) and
East Asian Institute (EAI) of the National University of Singapore co-hosted an
international seminar titled “ASEAN-Korea Partnership in a
New Era: Challenges and Opportunities“ on 7 Nov. 2019.
Marking the 30th anniversary
of ASEAN-Korea dialogue relations, this seminar provided a great opportunity to
discuss the future of the ASEAN-Korea partnership. Against a changing global
landscape, the discussion particularly focused on finding ways to overcome
rising protectionism and promote regional peace.
Ambassador Ahn Young Jip attended
the seminar and gave congratulatory remarks. In his remarks, Amb. Ahn
mentioned that during the past two years, the New Southern Policy has been blessed
with unprecedented attention and resources, and has been pursued with unprecedented
resolve and consistency. Therefore ASEAN policy has now become the urgent issue