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Conference on anti-discrimination: increasing capabilities and cooperation between European and Korean CSOs 

Hybrid Conference

November 19, 2021

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Views from Korea and the EU on Gender Equality, Disability Rights and Migrants' Rights.

Time / Date
November 19, 2021 / 8am - 2.30pm Brussels Time, CET / 3pm - 7.30pm KST


The Westin Josun Seoul

106 Sogong-ro, Jung-gu​

Seoul, 04533 South Korea

Online via Zoom, prior RSVP required. Register here.

* Zoom link to join the workshop via online will be sent 1 hour before the workshop to those who registered

** Simultaneous translation will be provided for English and Korean.

Korea-European Union Civil Society Network (KEN)


3:00 pm – 3:30 pm : Registrations

3:30 pm – 3:45 pm : Welcome speech

3:45 pm – 4:45 pm : Session 1: Gender Equality (Panelists: Myoon Ryoon Hwang Geum, Nicholas Spetsidis, Heechung Chung and Juhee Roh) 

4:50 pm – 5:50 pm : Session 2: Disability Rights (Panelists : Hanbyul Choi, Helen Portal, Gayeon Lee and Reena Lee)

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm : Session 3: Migrants' Rights (Panelists : Youngah Kim, Josephine Liebl, Lee Takgon and Won Geun Choi)

7:00 pm – 7:40 pm : Session 4: Outcomes and way forward

                                    *serving of dinner at 7:00 

7:40 pm – 8:00 pm : Closure

*The above may change without prior notice.


Myoung Ryoon Hwang Geum


Nicholas Spetsidis

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Hanbyul Choi

General Secretary of Korean Disability Forum

Helen Portal

Policy Officer at Inclusion Europe
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Young-ah Kim


Josephine Liebl


Heechung Chung


Gayeon Lee

Reporter at Be Minor
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Takgon Lee

Associate Legal Officer at UNHCR Korea

Juhee Roh

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Won Geun Choi

Kyunghee University Research Professor at Center for International Development Cooperation (CIDEC)

Conference VOD

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