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Four-day seminar on Korean, U.S. relations to open Oct. 17

Han Park
Han Park

UGA’s Center for the Study of Global Issues will host an international Track-II private diplomacy seminar Oct. 17-20. The meeting will include policymakers and academicians from the Democratic People’s Republic of North Korea, the Republic of Korea and the U.S.

The event is an informal, unofficial, off-the-record dialogue to address issues among the three countries.

Primary issues to be discussed include tension reduction on the Korean Peninsula, North Korean-South Korean relations and North Korean-U.S. relations.

Directed by Han Park, ­professor of international affairs, Globis fosters educational and research activities focused on economic, political and sociocultural change and development occurring at the global level.

The only meetings accessible to the public will be the opening session Oct. 17 at 9:30 a.m. at the Classic Center and the closing session Oct. 20 at 8:30 a.m. in the Chapel.