The Post Pandemic Glocal Democracy;
Impact, Challenges, and Opportunities

May 17

Session Theme 1.6. Inclusive and Participatory Democracy
Organizer Democracy and Social Movement Institute (DaSMI), Sungkonghoe University
Date & Time  May 17, 2021 / 16:00–18:00 KST (GMT+9)
Format / Language Hybrid, Korean
Objective Examining the level of inclusion and participatory democracy in Korea after democratization from a minority perspective, and seeking paths for improvement in the era of globalization and multiculturalism
Main Contents & Issues 
  • Human Rights Status of Migrants (labor and immigration) living in Korea, Refugees, and Overseas Koreans
  • Current Status of Democratic Rights Such as Political and Social Minorities’ Suffrage
  • Directions for Improving Korean Democracy in a Globalized and Multicultural Society
Background The evaluation of Korean democracy and the internationalization / globalization of the 5.18 spirit over 40 years following the May 18 Democratic Uprising
In this context, this session will examine the level of inclusion and participatory democracy in the era of globalization and multiculturalism, and will seek future direction of improvement while focusing on political and social minorities from various backgrounds living together in Korean society: marriage immigrants, migrant workers, refugees and overseas Koreans.
Speakers
  • Moderator: HONG Sehwa (Commissioner, Gyeonggi Province Human Rights Commission)
  • Key Speaker: PARK Gyeongtae (Professor of Social Sciences Department, Sungkonghoe University)
  • Panel
    • LEE Jasmine (Former Politician)
    • Udaya B. Rai (Chairperson, Migrants Trade Union)
    • Ronel C. Nani (Counseling Team Leader, Gimpo Foreign Resident Support Center)
    • Cho Kyunghee (Associate Professor, Institute for East Asian Studies at Sungkonghoe University)


HONG Sehwa
Role in the Session Moderator
Position and Organizational Affiliation Commissioner, Gyeonggi Province Human Rights Commission
Nationality Korea
PARK Gyeongtae
Role in the Session Key Speaker
Position and Organizational Affiliation Professor of Social Sciences Department, Sungkonghoe University
Nationality Korea
LEE Jasmine
Role in the Session Panel
Position and Organizational Affiliation Former Politician
Nationality Philippine(Korea)
Udaya B. Rai
Role in the Session Panel
Position and Organizational Affiliation Chairperson, Migrants Trade Union
Nationality Nepal
Ronel C. Nani
Role in the Session Panel
Position and Organizational Affiliation Counseling Team Leader, Gimpo Foreign Resident Support Center
Nationality Bangladesh
Cho Kyunghee
Role in the Session Panel
Position and Organizational Affiliation Associate Professor, Institute for East Asian Studies at Sungkonghoe University
Nationality Korea



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