[EAI Democracy Cooperation Seminar] "South Korea’s Role in International Cooperation for Anti-Corruption in the Indo-Pacific”

  • 2023-04-10

Prior to the second Summit for Democracy (S4D) Indo-Pacific Regional Meeting held in March 2023, Seoul, the East Asia Institute (EAI) conducted a research project on agenda setting for successful meeting and following policies, with the support from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea.

EAI held a democracy cooperation seminar on Monday, April 10, to share the result of a research project and find Korea’s strategy for anti-corruption international cooperation. In the first session, researchers who participated in the project introduced the results and proposed a way of Korea’s democracy diplomacy focused on the anti-corruption agenda. The second session consisted of the presentations of external experts from the government and civil society, regarding the way to strengthen anti-corruption capability through technology.

This seminar was held as a national-level workshop hosted by members of the Asia Democracy Research Network (ADRN).




16:00 – 16:50

Session 1 "South Korea’s Co-hosting of S4D and Democracy Diplomacy"

 Moderator: Sook Jong Lee, EAI Senior Fellow and ADRN Representative

 Presentation: Nam Kyu Kim, Professor at Korea University

 Discussants: Geo-Sung Kim, Visiting Professor at Sangji University 
                 Han-Beom You Co-Chairperson of Transparency International Korea

16:50 – 17:00


17:00 – 17:50

Session 2 "Technology Application to Strengthen Anti-Corruption Capability"

 Moderator: Sook Jong Lee, EAI Senior Fellow and ADRN Representative

 Presentation: Jung-Goo Park, Secretary at the Anti-Corruption and Civil Rights Commission of the Republic of Korea (ACRC) 
“Technology Support for Anti-Corruption and Strategies for Spreading Abroad"
        Min Ji Cho, Director at the Center for Freedom of Information and Transparent Society 
                  “Opening and Utilizing Public Data to Prevent Corruption”

 Discussants: Nam Kyu Kim, Professor at Korea University
Geo-Sung Kim, Visiting Professor at Sangji University
                 Jung Kim, Professor at the University of North Korean Studies
                 Han-Beom You, Co-Chairperson of Transparency International Korea
                 Sung Min Han, Professor at the Hankuk University of Foreign Studies

18:00 –


[EAI Democracy Cooperation Seminar]
[EAI Democracy Cooperation Seminar]
[EAI Democracy Cooperation Seminar]