The SSU announced that SUIPU (SSU’s Institute for Peace and Unification), co-hosting with Song Young-gil, the chairman of the NADU (National Assembly’s Diplomacy of Unification) would be holding an International Academic Conference on July 16. The conference is under the theme of ‘Status and Tasks for the Peace Process on the Korean Peninsula,’ analyzing the status and tasks of Northeast Asia and the surrounding nations. The live broadcast was conducted at the conference of which only a small number of people were invited due to COVID-19.
The discussion was held by Kim Sung-bae, president of SUIPU Unification Studies, and embassies from the U.S., China, Russia, and Japan. Each deputy discusses the role of the Korea-U.S. alliance, the U.S.-China hegemony, and an alliance between North Korea and Russia, and Japan’s role. Kim declared that this conference would “function to organize our respective positions on peace on the Korean Peninsula and find a new solution to the COVID-19 crisis.” Meanwhile, SUIPU has served as an organizer; the efforts included education and cultural exchanges and economic cooperation for mutual reconciliation and cooperation between the North and the South to carry out policy research and contribute to unification.