On 24-26 June, APLN and the Jeju Peace Institute will be hosting special online sessions for Jeju Forum 2021. The theme of this year’s annual conference is “Sustainable Peace, Inclusive Prosperity” featuring APLN members, senior officials and experts from across the globe. The APLN sessions will be broadcast on the following days and times on YouTube.
Session 1: The China-US Strategic Rivalry and Consequences for the Asia Pacific Region, featuring Professor Chung-in Moon (Moderator), APLN Chair Gareth Evans, Professor Graham Allison, Major General (Ret.) Yunzhu Yao, and former Minister Sung-hwan Kim on Thursday, 24 June at 10:50-12:10 KST.
Session 2: Mitigating Existential Catastrophic Risks: Addressing the Nexus Between Pandemics, Nuclear Dangers, and Climate Change, featuring APLN Director Shata Shetty (Moderator), Dr. Peter Hayes, Professor Vivian Lin, and former Minister Tuya Nyamosor on Thursday, June 24th at 13:30-14:50 KST.
Session 3: Nuclear Hotlines and Risk Reduction: Past Experiences and Lessons from the Asia-Pacific, featuring Dr. Tanya Ogilvie-White (Moderator), Professor Chung-in Moon, Dr. Peter Hayes, Mr. Philip Reiner, and Professor Jishe Fan on Thursday, 24 June at 17:10-18:30 KST.
Session 4: The DPRK Nuclear Quagmire and the Biden Administration, featuring Ms. Angela Kane (Moderator), Mr. Frank Aum, Professor Dingli Shen, and Professor Bong-geun Jun on Friday, June 25th at 09:00-10:20 KST.
Session 5: Assessing Emerging Technology Developments and the Impact on Nuclear Weapon Risks, featuring APLN Director Shata Shetty, Dr. Namrata Goswami, Dr. Manpreet Sethi, Dr. Tong Zhao, and High Representative Izumi Nakamitsu on Friday, June 25th at 10:50-12:10 KST.
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