4th East Sea Rim International symposium
Participating countries: Korea, China, Russia, Mongolia
Date and time: Tuesday, January 26, 2016 13:30 to 18:00
Place: Pohang City Hall Conference Room
Topic : Mobilities and Networks in East Sea Rim
Host: East Sea Rim Development Forum
Organized by: Yeongnam Ilbo, Kyung Hee Institutes of Global Affairs
Sponsorship: Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Gyeongsangbuk-do, Pohang, Pohang Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Daegu Bank, Kyungpook Broadcasting
The 4th East Sea Rim International Symposium, sponsored by the East Sea Rim Development Forum, jointly organized by Kyung Hee Institutes of Global Affairs and the Yeongnam Ilbo, sponsored by the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Gyeongsangbuk-do and Pohang City was successfully held with about 300 people including domestic and international experts and citizens.
This symposium is aimed at understanding the ocean and land network of the East Coast of the Korean Peninsula, which is the center of the East Sea Rim network, and looking for future prospects and challenges. It is now facing the emergence of the economic sphere of the Eurasian Initiative in Korea and Chinese OBOR and Russia’s New Eastern Policy so it was necessary to establish an optimal route to enter Eurasia by linking the sea and land linkage in the East Sea region and need to establish a smooth network of human and material resources.