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Keynote: M.J. Chung, Member, National Assembly of the Republic of Korea

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M. J. Chung, a seven-term member of the National Assembly of the Republic of Korea, gave a keynote speech at the Carnegie International Nuclear Policy Conference and answered Douglas Paal's questions.
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M. J. Chung is a seven-term member of the National Assembly of the Republic of Korea. He is a former chairman of the Grand National Party and was also a presidential candidate in 2002. Chung is the chairman of the board of trustees of Ulsan University and the Asan Foundation, the largest philanthropic organization in Korea. In 2011, he launched the Asan Nanum (˝sharing˝) Foundation, which seeks to foster entrepreneurship and leadership among young Koreans. He served as vice president of FIFA (Federation Internationale de Football Association), the world governing body of football, and as co-chairman of the Korean Organizing Committee for the 2002 Korea-Japan FIFA World Cup. Chung received his bachelor’s in economics from Seoul National University, a master’s of science from the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a doctorate in international relations from the School of Advanced International Studies at the Johns Hopkins University.

M. J. Chung delivered a keynote speech under the title Thinking the Unthinkable on the Korean Peninsula. Share your questions and comments below.

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About the Carnegie Speakers

Douglas H. Paal
Vice President for Studies

Paal previously served as vice chairman of JPMorgan Chase International and as unofficial U.S. representative to Taiwan as director of the American Institute in Taiwan.

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  • Asadal
    He might be president once Korea unifies.
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