Negotiating for Peace and Security on the Korean Peninsula

Monday, October 22, 2018 - 6:00pm10/22/2018 6:00pm 10/22/2018 6:00pm Negotiating for Peace and Security on the Korean Peninsula

Ban Ki Moon
Secretary-General, United Nations (2007-2016)
Fisher Family Fellow, Future of Diplomacy Project
MPP ‘85
Susan Thornton
Acting Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, U.S. Department of State (2017-2018)
Nicholas Burns (Moderator)
Roy and Barbara Goodman Family Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Relations and Faculty Chair, Future of Diplomacy Project, Harvard Kennedy School

 

America/New_York public

Ban Ki Moon
Secretary-General, United Nations (2007-2016)
Fisher Family Fellow, Future of Diplomacy Project
MPP ‘85
Susan Thornton
Acting Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, U.S. Department of State (2017-2018)
Nicholas Burns (Moderator)
Roy and Barbara Goodman Family Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Relations and Faculty Chair, Future of Diplomacy Project, Harvard Kennedy School


Ban Ki Moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations (2007-2016), and Susan Thornton, Acting Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs in the U.S. Department of State (2017-2018), sat down with moderator Nicholas Burns, Faculty Chair of the Future of Diplomacy Project and Professor of Practice of Diplomacy and International Relations, for a discussion to reflect on the recent and ongoing negotiations for peace on the Korean Peninsula. The panelists discussed the various forces and motivations behind the 2018 summit between the United States and North Korea. Key questions addressed included the issues included and excluded from the summit negotiations, successes and/or failures of the summit, the realistic implications and potential for the longevity of the agreements, and the possibilities for future summits

Future of Diplomacy Project, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs