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The Future of South Korean Multilateralism; Under the Yoon Administration

On May 10, Yoon Suk-yeol became South Korea’s new president. Yoon has proposed that South Korea step up to become a “global pivotal state,” and he has said that he intends to break with his predecessor’s Multilateralism; on key issues such as China, North Korea, and the Quad. Join GMF to discuss the future of South Korean Multilateralism; under the Yoon administration with Young Ho Kim (Korea National Defense University), Scott Snyder (Council on Foreign Relations), Jung-Yeop Woo (Sejong Institute), and Bonnie Glaser (The German Marshall Fund of the United States). The discussion will address topics such as Seoul’s policy toward the Indo-Pacific, its approach toward China and North Korea, the potential for engagement between South Korea and Quad countries, and the possible impacts of the war in Ukraine.