South Korea in Focus

When
Thu Jan 25
Where
World Affairs Council
Time
06:30 PM
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The 2018 Winter Olympic Games are about to begin in Pyeongchang. What do you know about their host country, South Korea? With a population of over 51 million people, South Korea is a dynamic East Asian power and key American ally in the region. But beyond its important role in Asia, South Korea has so much more to offer. What makes Seoul the 7th most sustainable city in the world? How are South Koreans adjusting after ousting former president Park Geun-hye? What’s fueling the explosion of KPop’s popularity? Come find out what’s happening in South Korea, and hear answers to questions you didn’t even know you had with our panel, including former US Ambassador to South Korea, Kathleen Stephens.


SPEAKER:


Kathleen Stephens
Former US Ambassador to South Korea

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  1. World Affairs Council 312 Sutter Street, 2nd Floor , San Francisco, CA