The Ministry of Unification held the Gangwon Peace and Unification
Forum 2017 about “‘Pyeongchang’, Let’s present a vision for Gangwon
and open a new horizon for peace on the Korean Peninsula” at the
Global Management Building of Kangwon National University in
Chuncheon, Gangwon Province on October 20.
Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon delivered a welcoming address
at the opening ceremony of the forum. In order to build consensus on
peace and unification, the Ministry of Unification has been carrying
out the “2017 projects to strengthen capabilities in preparation for
unification in the non-governmental sector” across the country,
including the 2017 Busan Unification Forum in Busan on July 19,
College Students’ Presentations on Peace and Unification from August
23 to 25 in Daegu and Gwangju, the First Halla-Baekdu Presentation
Contest on September 16 in Jeju, and the 2017 Chungnam Forum on
Unification, History, and Culture on September 22 in South Chungcheong Province.
The Ministry of Unification will assess the 2017 projects’
performances and make improvements to them as appropriate for the next
year. In this way, the Ministry will make the projects more effective
and continue to push ahead with them.