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  • Jeju Province is one of the nine provinces of South Korea. The province is situated on and coterminous with the nation's largest island of Jeju (also Jejudo). Jeju Island is a unique place worldwide, holding the honors of the natural science area such as UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve(2002, UNESCO World Natuaral Heritage Site(2007) and UNESCO World Geoparks Network(2010). Jeju Island also consists of all elements for global natural sight theme, including small adjacent islands, volcano, waterfalls, beaches, national parks, caves and forests that attracts over 12 million tourists each year.
  • In 2006, International Peace Foundation(IPF) was founded with the contribution from a joint funding between Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Jeju Special Self-Governing Province. A major pillar of philosophy that established IPF was 'peace' and 'cooperation' in the world. With an emphasis on regional reconciliation and cooperation, IPF is working closely with world's renowned research institutes(think tanks), in order to provide a vision and strategy for achieving world peace. Located in Seogwipo, Jeju, IPF, as the umbrella organization, consists of three organizations: Jeju Peace Institute(JPI) and associated Jeju Forum Secretariat office; Jeju International Training Center(JITC); and Jeju International Peace Center.
  • The East Asia Foundation is a public service foundation established upon the philosophy that economic prosperity and trust will promote peace not on the Korean Peninsula and East Asia, but throughout the world. Since its inception in 2005, the East Asia Foundation has been satisfying this need by providing valuable opportunities for mutual exchange between members of government, social organizations, businesses, academia and the media. It has unfailingly pursued its goal of promoting cooperation through human and knowledge networking by sponsoring police forums and global conferences such as the EAF Seminar and the Jeju Forum for Peace and Prosperity. Through fellowship, research sponsorship and an ever-expanding list of publications, including our Global Asia policy journal and reports by the Council on East Asian Affairs, it has been invaluable in fostering constructive links between diverse experts, cultures, and ideas
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