The National Assembly Futures Institute hosted a global roundtable on “The Role of the National Assembly Leading Green Transition.”
- A venue for understanding the EU's green transition policy and technological developments, and discussions of future collaboration directions between South Korea and the EU. -
The National Assembly Futures Institute (President: Kim Hyeon Kon) will host a global roundtable as part of its parliamentary diplomacy research under the theme of “The Role of the National Assembly Leading Green Transition: Focused on Science and Technology Cooperation between South Korea and the EU.” The event will take place on September 5th at 2:00 PM at the National Assembly Library's National Strategy Information Center.
The purpose of this event is to share insights into the policy changes and technological cooperation needs of the EU, which is leading the green transition, and to discuss the direction of collaboration with the Korean legislature. The event will be conducted in English, with simultaneous English-Korean interpretation provided.
President Kim Hyeon Kon will deliver the opening remarks, and congratulatory remarks will be given by Representative Lee Sangmin of the Democratic Party of Korea and Leader Kim Gihyeon of the People Power Party, Chairs of the Korea-EU Parliamentary Diplomacy Forum.
The presentation will focus on “Green Transition Future Agendas and Technological Development.” Jorg Weberndorfer, Minister Counsellor of the Delegation of the EU to South Korea, will discuss the current status and future agendas of the EU’s green transition and green technological development policies. Kim Eun-ah, Head of the Innovation Growth Group at the National Assembly Futures Institute, will present on Korea's policy status and future agendas.
The panel discussion, titled “The Role of Legislatures in Facilitating Green Transition through Korea-EU Technological Cooperation,” will feature presentations from individual embassy representatives of France (Jean-Claude Masy), Denmark (Jacob Navarro Rasmussen), and the Netherlands (Peter Wijlhuizen). They will share recent policy trends and technological cooperation needs for each country. Following this, Korean panelists (Han JeongHun, Professor at Seoul National University Graduate School of International Studies, and Cha Jungmi, Director of Center for International Strategies at the National Assembly Futures Institute) will discuss the role of legislatures.
President Kim Hyeon Kon emphasized, “Through this event, we expect a diverse exchange of ideas regarding understanding of the EU’s green transition policies, technological development, and the future direction of Korea-EU cooperation.”