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09:00 REGISTRATION
09:30 OPENING CEREMONY
Moderator JAE-CHUN WON South Korea /
Professor, Handong University
Opening Address CHANGROKSOH South Korea /
President, Human Asia; Professor, Graduate School of International Studies, Korea University
Welcome Speech I BYUNG-CHUL HYUN South Korea /
Chairperson, The National Human Rights Commission of Korea
Welcome Speech II SUNG-HOON PARK South Korea /
Dean, Korea University Graduate School of International Studies
Photo Shoot
10:30 SESSION I: THE UN CONVENTION RELATING TO THE STATUS OF REFUGEES
& THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE REFUGEE ACT IN THE DOMESTIC SPHERE
Moderator KYUNG-SEO PARK South Korea /
President, Korean Center for United Nation Human Rights Policy; South Korea’s Ambassador-at-Large for Human Rights
Presentations BRIAN BARBOUR USA /
IMPLEMENTATION OF REFUGEE LEGISLATION IN JAPAN AND THE USA Director of External Relations, Japan Association for Refugees
MARTIN JONES UK /
IMPLEMENTING THE REFUGEE CONVENTION THROUGHT NATIONAL LEGISLATION; THE CASES OF CANADA, THE UK AND EUROPE Lecturer, Centre for Applied Human Rights at the University of York
JONG-CHUL KIM South Korea /
ENACTMENT OF REFUGEE LAW AND EXTENDED SUGGESTIONS ON ITS UNSOLVED ISSUES Lawyer, Advocates for Public Interest Law (APIL)
Discussants YOUNG-HOON SONG South Korea /
Senior Researcher, Seoul National University’s Institute for Peace and Unification Studies
VLADIMIR HERNANDEZ Philippines /
Director, Philippine Programme, Community and Family Services International
12:30 LUNCH (Hosted by the Chairman of the National Human Rights Commission of Korea)
14:00 SESSION II: COOPERATION BETWEEN GOVERNMENTS AND CIVIL SOCIETY
Moderator SANG-DON SHIM South Korea /
Director General, Investigation Bureau, The National Human Rights Commission of Korea
Presentations TAMARA DOMICELJ Australia /
GOVERNMENT AND CIVIL SOCIETY COOPERATION – AN AUSTRALIAN PERSPECTIVE Senior Policy Officer, Australian Human Rights Commission
VEERAWITTIANCHAINAN Thailand /
THAI COMMITTEE FOR REFUGEES FOUNDATION Founder & Executive Director, Thai Committee for Refugees Foundation
JDONG-HYUK CHOI South Korea /
MAIN ACTIVITIES OF THE NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION OF KOREA (NHRCK) FOR PROTECTION AND PROMOTION OF REFUGEE RIGHTS Migration Director, Civil Rights Division, National Human Rights Commission of Korea
Discussants EUN-HA CHANG South Korea /
Research Fellow, Center for International Studies, Yonsei University
15:40 BREAK
16:00 SESSION III: REFUGEES’ SOCIAL RIGHTS & INTEGRATION
Moderator PIL-KYU HWANG South Korea /
Lawyer, Public Interest Lawyers’ Group of Gong-Gam
Presentations HO-TAEK LEE South Korea /
HOW TO SUPPORT STABLE STAY FOR REFUGEES (SOCIAL RIGHTS) Executive Director, Refuge pNan
ALICE NAH Malaysia /
THE INTEGRATION OF REFUGEES: EXAMPLES FROM UK AND CANADA Research and Teaching Fellow, Centre for Applied Human Rights, University of York
YIOMBITHONA South Korea /
EXPERIENCE OF ASYLUM SEEKERS AND REFUGEES IN KOREA Congolese Refugee
Discussants GOPAL KRISHNA SIWAKOTI Nepal /
President, INHURED International
JIN-SOOK PARK South Korea /
President, Ecofemme
KAFEBA P. MUNDELE New Zealand /
Chairman, New Zealand National Refugee Network