- NBR - The National Bureau of Asian Research

Strengthening the U.S.-ROK Alliance for Job Creation and Sustainable Development (Seoul)

On October 30, 2017, NBR and the University of Seoul co-hosted a workshop in Seoul on "Strengthening the U.S.-ROK Alliance for Job Creation and Sustainable Development." The event featured remarks by a number of senior academics and policy experts. Participants explored President Moon Jae-in’s efforts to strengthen public policy to promote the twin goals of improved public health and economic growth in the Republic of Korea, and discussed how ROK-U.S. leadership in international trade can help achieve these goals.

Se Hyun Ahn (University of Seoul) opens the workshop and introduces Congressman Charles W. Boustany Jr., MD (The National Bureau of Asian Research).

Panelists June Park (Asia Society); Soonim Huh (University of Seoul); and Seokwoo Kim (University of Seoul) listen to remarks.

Several participants and panelists gather for a photo before the workshop begins.

Panelists take an opportunity to network before the opening of the first panel session.