06 NOVEMBRE 2015
Overcoming the Division of Korean Peninsula: Its Implications on Regional Balances and Global Security

Ce.S.I. - Centro Studi Internazionali, in collaboration with the Embassy of Korea in Italy and Sapienza University


Overcoming the Division of Korean Peninsula:
Its Implications on Regional Balances and Global Security


Welcoming Remarks:

  • Prof. Andrea MARGELLETTI– Chairman of Ce.S.I.
  • Prof. Matilde MASTRANGELO – Director of the “Istituto Italiano di Studi Orientali
  • Prof. Antonetta BRUNO – Professor at Sapienza University of Rome
  • H.E. LEE Yong-joon – Ambassador of the Republic of Korea in Italy

Panel 1: Inter-Korean Relations and Strategy to Overcome the Division of the Peninsula


  • Alessandro FARRUGGIA
    Journalist, QN Editorial Staff


  • KWON Yong-woo
    Director-General for Korean Peninsula Peace Regime, Korea’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Prof. Giuseppina DE NICOLA
    Professor at Sapienza University of Rome
  • Prof. Françoise NICOLAS
    Senior Research Fellow and Director, Center for Asian Studies, Ifri
    Member of the Italian Chamber of Deputies

Panel 2: The Implications on Regional Peace and Global Stability


  • Stefano POLLI
    Deputy Director of ANSA


  • Prof. KIM Hyun-wook
    Associate Professor at  the Korea National Diplomatic Academy
  • Prof. Bart GAENS
    Senior Research Fellow, The Global Security Research Program at FIIA
  • Plen. Min. Stefano STEFANILE
    Deputy Principal Director for Asia, Oceania and Pacific, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation
  • Sen. Anna Cinzia BONFRISCO
    Member of the Italian Senate

 Closing Remarks:

  • Sen. Pierferdinando CASINI
    Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Italian Senate



6th November 2015
14:00 - 18:00
Auditorium (Aula Magna)

Dipartimento “Istituto Italiano di Studi Orientali”
Sapienza University of Rome,
Via Principe Amedeo,182b

The debates will be held entirely in English. A simultaneous translation will be provided.


Watch the photos of the conference here.