Parallel Session 12
Imagining Gangwon Region for 2030 ? a North and South Perspectives
- 2021. 02. 08.15:00 - 16:30
- Luge Hall
- Korean, English
- Continuing our dialogue from a joint-World Economic Forum and Jeju Forum panel on the Gangwon region, Choson Exchange and policymakers and residents from Gangwon region in South Korea will discuss South Korean and North Korean perspectives on the economic development of this crucial area. We will discuss how both Koreas envision the future of this region, and what can be done to move us closer to fulfilling the potential of this region. This discussion will build on Choson Exchange’s Kangwon Development Initiative (www.KangwonKorea.com), which is a multi-year knowledge exchange initiative that seeks to understand economic changes on North Korea’s east coast, and how to encourage positive trends.
- Choson Exchange
- Organization Information
- Choson Exchange (www.chosonexchange.org) is the largest grassroots capacity building program in the DPRK. It trains North Koreans on economic policy, business and entrepreneurship with the aim of building the first generation of startups in the country. Since 2009, they have trained close to 3000 Koreans and nurtures the largest community of businesspeople and entrepreneurs. Their programs cover Pyongyang, Pyongsong, Rason and Wonsan-Kalma, with participants from every province in DPRK. Choson Exchange maintains offices in Singapore and Vietnam. Sub-programs include their Women in Business program, provincial training programs and Wonsan-Kalmafocused training programs.