A Fork in the Road? Korea and the One Belt, One Road Initiative

Date & Time: 
Wed, 11/16/2016 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm



A Fork in the Road?

 Korea and the One Belt, One Road Initiative


In late 2013, China and South Korea each announced ambitious strategies to strengthen economic linkages with Central Asia and beyond. However, progress on Beijing’s One Belt, One Road initiative seems to be outpacing President Park’s Eurasia Initiative, which continues to be challenged by an obstinate North Korea in establishing land routes to Eurasia. Are these projects fated to be joining paths or diverging crossroads? Can Seoul strengthen its connectivity to the rest of the continent while North Korea continues to defy the international community?

Please join KEI and Dr. Balbina Hwang for an examination of how these Chinese and Korean projects to promote regional integration have been implemented and their significance for regional stability.



Wednesday, November 16, 2016
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

KEI Conference Facility 
1800 K St NW | Suite 1010



Balbina Hwang
Visiting Professor
Georgetown University

moderated by:

Kyle Ferrier
Director of Academic Affairs and Research
Korea Economic Institute of America


A light lunch will be provided.