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Korea Economic Institute of America Presents:

The Cornwall G7: Korea in the Global Setting

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Event Date

June 17th 9:00am - 10:00am EST

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A conversation with:

Lee Hye-min
Visiting Professor
Hankuk University of Foreign Studies
Former G20 Sherpa and Ambassador for International Economic Affairs
Republic of Korea

John Nilsson-Wright
Korea Foundation Korea Fellow & Senior Fellow for Northeast Asia
AsiaPacific Programme
Chatham House
The Royal Institute of International Affairs

Susan Thornton
Visiting Lecturer in Law
Yale Law School
Former Acting Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs

Moderated by:

Mark Tokola
Vice President
Korea Economic Institute of America

The event will be livestreamed via Zoom and on KEI’s YouTube channel. RSVP to receive the links to both.

The United Kingdom has invited South Korea, Australia, India, and South Africa to join the G7 Summit in Cornwall from June 11 to 13. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said that the purpose of the summit will be to unite the leading democracies to help the world fight and then build back better from coronavirus and to create a greener, more prosperous future.

Please join us for a conversation among experts from the UK, Korea, and the United States to discuss whether the G7 Summit achieved its purpose and how South Korea fits within this framework of leading democracies. Please send any questions for the panels to Yong Kwon at by Wednesday, May 26, 2021.