Cooperation Event

Engaging in the Indo-Pacific

German and South Korean Views

Date

06/07/2022


  • The East Asia Institute (EAI), Seoul, and the GIGA co-hosted a seminar titled “Engaging in the Indo-Pacific: German and South Korean Views” on 6 July 2022 at the East Asia Institute conference hall. The panellists held an in-depth discussion on the vision for the Indo-Pacific region, measures for German-South Korean cooperation, and both countries’ strategies for engagement.

    The event formed the midway point of a Korea Foundation-sponsored policy-oriented research project “Engaging the Indo-Pacific: German and Korean Perspectives on Regional Cooperation”.

    Engaging in the Indo-Pacific (Patrick Köllner)
    Engaging in the Indo-Pacific (Patrick Köllner)

    Engaging in the Indo-Pacific (Johannes Plagemann)
    Engaging in the Indo-Pacific (Johannes Plagemann)

    Engaging in the Indo-Pacific (Christian Wirth)
    Engaging in the Indo-Pacific (Christian Wirth)

    Language

    English

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    Engaging the Indo-Pacific: German and Korean Perspectives on Regional Cooperation

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