The National Assembly Futures Institute held a discussion on future issues with a delegation from the Swedish Parliament’s Industry and Trade Committee
- Discussion on the future of the international order and the role of East Asia, including China. -
On August 28th, the National Assembly Futures Institute, under the leadership of President Kim Hyeon Kon, held a discussion on future issues with the delegation from the Industry and Trade Committee of the Swedish Parliament at the National Assembly Library’s National Strategy Information Center.
The discussion, initiated with greetings from President Kim Hyeon Kon and Tobias Andersson, Chairperson of the Industry and Trade Committee, proceeded with a presentation by Cha Jungmi, Director of Center for International Strategies at the National Assembly Futures Institute, followed by a question-and-answer session and discussions. Director Cha introduced the research results on “The Future of the World Order in 2050” and “The Future of Technological Competition between the United States and China.”
During the discussion, members of the Industry and Trade Committee inquired about the preferred future for 2050 and South Korea’s de-risking strategy. The research team from the Futures Institute expressed interest in Sweden’s competition strategies on technological hegemony and the security policies of the European Union. Panelists agreed that East Asian variables, including China, would play a crucial role in shaping the future of the international order, including Europe.
The delegation, consisting of 10 members, including Chairperson Tobias Andersson, visited South Korea to examine the country’s industrial situation. Following their first official schedule, visiting the National Assembly’s Trade, Industry, Energy, SMEs, and Startups Committee, the delegation had a discussion session with the National Assembly Futures Institute on major future issues.
In addition to the delegation from the Swedish Parliament’s Industry and Trade Committee, Daniel Wolvén, the Swedish Ambassador to Korea, also attended the discussion. Following the discussion, the Swedish Parliament and the National Assembly Futures Institute agreed to continue mutual cooperation on future issues.