Peace and Stability in Northeast Asia: the Second Ulaanbaatar Process Meeting
Peace Boat, as the Northeast Asia Regional Secretariat for the Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict (GPPAC), successfully convened the second meeting of the Ulaanbaatar Process, a civil society-led dialogue for peace and stability in Northeast Asia, between November 14-16, 2016.
The Ulaanbaatar Process was launched by GPPAC in Mongolia in June, 2015. A worldwide alliance of civil society organizations structured around 15 regional networks, GPPAC convenes and facilitates the Ulaanbaatar Process. Peace Boat has coordinated the Northeast Asia network of GPPAC since its launch more than ten years ago.
The overall objective of the annual Ulaanbaatar Process meetings is to support the creation of conditions of peace and stability in Northeast Asia through the promotion of greater civil society dialogue and interaction. The 2016 Ulaanbaatar Process meeting provided an opportunity for sincere and open civil society dialogue on promoting peace and security on the Korean Peninsula, the goal of establishing a Northeast Asian Nuclear Weapon-Free Zone and discussion of how civil society can contribute to reducing tension, expanding engagement and cooperation, and building peace and stability in the region.
The report on the discussion can be found here.