PyeongChang Peace Forum 2021
The PyeongChang 2018 Legacy Foundation held its third annual PyeongChang Peace Forum (PPF) at the PyeongChang Alpensia Convention Center from hosted by the Gangwon Province, the PyeongChang County and the Korea International Cooperation Agency.
"Peace! Here and Now," the PPF 2021 discussed on challenges for the Korean peninsula and world peace in the world's only divided province with world leaders and peace builders amid an unprecedented pandemic. "Action Plan: Peace New Deal," the theme for the Forum, addressed five core topics and action plans: Economy and Peace; Sports and Peace; DMZ Peace Zone; UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Peace; and Public Diplomacy and Peace.
People for Earth organized a session, New Climate Peace Regime and the Rights of DMZ, in DMZ Peace Zone 01.
New Climate Peace Regime and the Rights of DMZ
With the recent launch of the Biden administration, the new possibilities of global climate cooperation provide very important opportunities for us to transform the Korean Peninsula into an international peace zone. In this session, we would like to integrate climate and peace to find possibilities of a better future for Korea and the global world in the perspective of “New Climate Peace Regime”. We explore Earth Jurisprudence and its governance theory in an ecological approach for the transformation DMZ as a transitional zone and futurability under the New Climate Peace Regime
Speaker 1. Nathan Hultman,
Associate Professor at the University of Maryland School of Public Policy,
Founder and Director, Center for Global Sustainability, University of Maryland)
*Presentation : A Pathway toward Recovery and Renewal: New Opportunities for Global Climate Cooperation
Speaker 2. Il-Young Lee
Professor at Hanshin University, Economics
Speaker 3. Louis Kotze
Research Professor of Law at the Faculty of Law, North-West University, South Africa
*Presentation : Peace in the Anthropocene? Exploring the Potential of the Principle of Earth System Vulnerability
Speaker 4. Rak Kim,
Assistant Professor of Global Environmental Governance in the Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development at Utrecht University, The Netherlands.
*Presentation : Reconnecting the Koreas along a Global Flyway '
Discussant 1. So-Young Lee
Member of the National Assembly of the Republic of Korea
*Subject : Carbon Neutral of South & North Korea and Climate Peace Cooperation)
Discussant 2. Byong Jin Ahn
Professor, Kyung Hee University
*Subject : New Climate Regime and its implication to Global Politics