Korea-Middle East Cooperation Forum

Korea-
Middle
East Cooperation Forum
Overview

Having Started in Cairo, Egypt in 2003, the Korea-Middle East Cooperation Forum has been held annually in Korea and Middle East countries alternately. The Forum is a venue for in-depth discussion on important issues for the development of Korea-Middle East relations and for the establishment of a personal network among the participants. It intends to deepen mutual understanding and further develop the bilateral relations.

Time

once every year

- Venue

hosted in turn by Korea and the Arab countries

- Participants

Korean and Arabic key figures in political, economic and academic fields

- Past forums
  • Dec 2003 the 1st Korea-Middle East Cooperation Forum in Cairo, Egypt
  • May 2004 the 2nd Korea-Middle East Cooperation Forum in Seoul, Korea
  • Dec 2005 the 3rd Korea-Middle East Cooperation Forum in Amman, Jordan
  • Dec 2006 the 4th Korea-Middle East Cooperation Forum in Seoul, Korea
  • Dec 2007 the 5th Korea-Middle East Cooperation Forum in Seoul, Korea
  • Oct 2009 the 6th Korea-Middle East Cooperation Forum in Seoul, Korea
  • Nov 2010 the 7th Korea-Middle East Cooperation Forum in Cairo, Egypt
  • Oct 2011 the 8th Korea-Middle East Cooperation Forum in Jeju, Korea
  • Nov 2012 the 9th Korea-Middle East Cooperation Forum in Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Oct 2013 the 10th Korea-Middle East Cooperation Forum in Seoul, Korea
  • Dec 2014 the 11th Korea-Middle East Cooperation Forum in Amman, Jordan
  • Oct 2015 the 12th Korea-Middle East Cooperation Forum in Seoul, Korea
  • Nov 2016 the 13th Korea-Middle East Cooperation Forum in Kuwait, Kuwait