Parallel Session 15
The possibility of eco-peace tourism in the South & North Gangwon Province through birds-watching
- 2021. 02. 08.17:00 - 18:30
- Luge Hall
- Korean, English
- Discussion the possibility of eco-tourism by connecting regions in terms of expanding changes between the North and South Gangwon Provinces since, paradoxically, the tourism industry is one of the few exceptions to sanctions due to strengthened international sanctions on North Korea - Expected to particularly focus on the possibility of eco-tourism based on “bird-watching” and ecological peace tourism in the North and South Gangwon Provinces along with international community. - Raising awareness of inter-Korean environmental cooperation among participants and sharing recent trends such as ecological environment and ecotourism in North Korea - Providing basic data for the possibility of creating a peaceful ecological space around the Gangwon Province and building an ecological community on the Korean Peninsula to prepare for unification
- Hanns Seidel Foundation
- Organization Information
- The Hanns Seidel Foundation (HSF), founded in 1967, is a German political foundation, close to the Christian Social Union in Bavaria, providing political education “in the Service of Democracy, Peace and Development” in Germany and abroad. It has been working for 40 years in the field of development cooperation and is currently taking an active part in approximately 100 projects in around 65 countries worldwide.
For more than 30 years, HSF Korea has supported the process of reconciliation on the Korean Peninsula. This includes sharing the German experiment of division and reunification, sustainable regional development, in which DMZ and border region is especially focused upon. Especially, in DPR Korea HSF Korea attempts to contribute to the peaceful development of the region through activities that aim for international integration and cooperation in matters concerning environment.