On May 13th-16th, 2015, The Charhar- Uijeongbu Public Diplomacy and Peace Forum was held in Uijeongbu City. [image from China.org.cn]
On May 13th-16th, 2015, The Charhar- Uijeongbu Public Diplomacy and Peace Forum was held in Uijeongbu City. The forum was co-organized by the Charhar Institute and the Korea International Culture Exchange Center. People of academic, political, business, cultural and other circles from China and Korea have taken part in the forum.
On the forum, practitioners and advocates of peace have had discussions on public diplomacy and peace. According to Mr. Zhao Kejin, senior fellow of the Charhar Institute and professor of Tsinghua University, peace is very important global goods, public diplomacy itself is the undertaking of peace; it is of the peace, by the peace and for the peace. It is the undertaking of the public, by the public and for the public around the world.
Outside the forum, people from China and Korea have had much deeper and more communication with each other in a very harmonious atmosphere, which proved that public diplomacy is an effective way for state-to-state relations. People-to-people communication is the foundation for national friendship.
Both China and Korea wish for peace in northeast Asia and in the whole world.