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Plenary Session 3
DMZ Peace Zone 3-2
DMZ Peace Zone and Prospect for UNESCO World Heritage Listed
Date
2020. 02. 10.15:30 - 17:00
Place
Grand Ballroom
Language
Korean, English 
Session
Information
The Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) symbolizes conflicts and division to the Korean people as it is the result of the Korea War and the cease-fire. The DMZ is the home to memories and scars that are still vivid and alive. However, people have recently started to acknowledge the values of this area where everything seems to have stopped 70 years ago and tried to rediscover the place as a future-oriented area.

This session will discuss the potential of transforming the DMZ into a place of peace and cooperation and also new perspectives on how to preserve its historic and ecological values as a heritage of the human history. Experts from home and abroad will examine the various aspects of the DMZ in terms of its past and future, and potentials and strategy for the DMZ as a peace zone and world heritage. International cooperation for registering the DMZ as a UNESCO world heritage, future-oriented plans for the border areas including the DMZ, and relevant legal issues will be discussed.
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