World Civic Forum

Seoul, Korea –

About 2,000 scholars and specialists from international organizations, corporations, education and research institutes participated in the World Civic Forum (WCF) in May 2009, organized by Kyung Hee University and the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA).

Under the theme of ‘Building Our Humanitarian Planet’, the forum took place at COEX Mall in southern Seoul, and covered three key issues ―

  • civic values for global justice,
  • civic engagement in public and global governance,
  • civic action for the global agenda including climate change.

INMP members Ikuro Anzai, Kazuyo Yamane and Peter van den Dungen participated in the forum, and afterwards visited Yeongwhan Kim at the Center for Peace Museum in Seoul.




Korea Times