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KF-VUB Korea Chair Launch & Policy Forum

October 17, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - October 18, 2017 @ 6:30 pm UTC+2

The Korea Foundation (KF) and the Institute for European Studies (IES) at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) announce the launch of the KF-VUB Korea Chair, which will serve as an independent platform in Brussels to advance academically rigorous and informed discussions on policy questions that are of relevance to the Republic of Korea and Europe.

Join us at BOZAR in Brussels for the KF-VUB Korea Chair Launch and the 3rd Korea – EU Forum to find out who will fill in the position of chair holder and take part in insightful discussions with scholars, opinion leaders, and other experts.

Launch Ceremony of the KF-VUB Korea Chair – programme.
17 October 2017, BOZAR (Terarken Room), 17:00 – 19:45.

This event includes a keynote speech by Helga Schmid, Secretary General of the European External Action Service, as well as a roundtable discussion with Kim Hyoung-zhin, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Belgium and Luxembourg.

3rd Korea – EU Forum – forum booklet.
18 October 2017, BOZAR (Rotonde Bertouille), 09:00 – 18:30.

This event includes in-depth discussion rounds on the following 3 themes:

  • Korea-EU Strategic Partnership
  • Global Economic Governance for Korea and the European Union
  • Korea-EU Cooperation on the Environment, Science and Technology



October 17, 2017 @ 5:00 pm UTC+2
October 18, 2017 @ 6:30 pm UTC+2


KF-VUB Korea Chair