World Affairs Council Upstate and the Korean Economic Institute to host The Future of Korea


Next week, the World Affairs Council Upstate and the Korean Economic Institute will host a timely talk about North and South Korea – The Future of Korea: One Peninsula, Two Very Different States.

The group released the following information:

North Korea launched an intercontinental ballistic missile on July 28. Around the globe, $1.5 trillion drained out of stock markets within three days. South Korea continues to grow economically into a thriving global market despite constant threats and provocations from North Korea.

This program aims to deepen the understanding of Korea and the U.S.- Korean relationship, and will feature an engaging panel discussion with Joshua Pierce, U.S. Department of State, Office of Korean Affairs, Counselor Choi Jin Won, of the Korean Embassy, and Kyle Ferrier, Director of Academic Affairs and Research for the Korean Economic Institute.

Additionally, the event will feature a catered buffet dinner and Q&A session. Arrive early to enjoy pre-dinner networking on the rooftop patio at the Clemson One building on Main Street in Greenville.

The event is sponsored by Upstate Alliance.

For more information, click here.

Interested in becoming a Program Sponsor for this timely event? Call Tracie Frese at 864-434-2021 or email her at [email protected].


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