28 Nov 2023
ASPI luncheon briefing with Korean ambassador, His Excellency Mr Kim Wan-joong
ASPI’s Justin Bassi, Afeeya Akhand and Dr Alex Bristow had the pleasure of briefing the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea, His Excellency Mr Kim Wan-joong, on ASPI’s report about the future of the Australia-Republic of Korea partnership. The meeting took place over lunch at the Ambassador’s residence.
Co-authored by Afeeya Akhand and Dr Alex Bristow, the report recommends ways to strengthen cooperation across the Australia-Republic of Korea Comprehensive Strategic Partnership, including in defence, critical technology, clean energy and people-to-people ties.
ASPI also had the opportunity to brief stakeholders from the Embassy of the Republic of Korea, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Department of Defence, National Security College and Korean Institute for Defense Analysis through the report’s pre-launch event at the ASPI office.
The report can be accessed here.
Left to Right: Ms Jung Hyunjung, Ms Afeeya Akhand, His Excellency Mr Kim Wan-joong, Mr Justin Bassi, Mr Jeon Joyoung, Dr Alex Bristow