The academic forum holds high-quality panel discussions to address major issues in the region, bringing together prominent East Asian scholars and experts from around the world.
Five Thematic Sessions
Challenges and opportunities for East Asian environmental cooperation
Security challenges and opportunities in the Taiwan Strait
‘Asian Values’ and democracy: from Confucianism to the modern surveillance state
East Asian economic development cooperation and the struggle for international influence
Gender roles within the household and beyond - the incomplete gender revolution in East Asia
Academic Session 1
East Asian countries such as China, Japan, and South Korea have been significantly contributing to greenhouse gas emissions due to their rapid economic growth during the last few decades. To deal with the aftermaths of their industrial
developments, each government has introduced several strategies. By discussing the differences and similarities in their approaches, this academic session will focus on seeking new ways forward for greater inter- and intra-regional cooperation
on emission reduction.
• To understand how each country has contributed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions;
• To discuss dynamics of interregional cooperation and tensions among East Asian countries on mitigating climate change and reducing emissions.
Challenges and opportunities
for East Asian environmental
Tuesday, October 12th 2021
11:00 - 12:30 CET