Law School to host dialogue with Mayor Young-gil Song of Incheon City

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Marnelli Joy Basilio, (808) 956-8478
Events Coordinator, William S Richardson School of Law
Posted: Sep 12, 2011

The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa's William S. Richardson School of Law will host a dialogue with Mayor Young-gil Song of Incheon City, South Korea, about "The Political Crossroads in Northeast Asia and the Role of the United States." The discussion will take place on Tuesday, September 13, at the Law School Moot Courtroom from 12:00–1:20 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Mayor Song will analyze the tension between South and North Korea surrounding the NLL (Northern Limit Line), and he will discuss the role of the United States and his vision for the city of Incheon and Korea.

Mayor Song was born on March 21, 1963 and is a graduate of the Yonsei University and he is an attorney at law in South Korea.  He is the fifth popularly-elected Mayor of Incheon City, South Korea. He is a former democracy movement activist who, prior to serving as mayor, served three terms as Congressman of the Korean National Assembly from 2000-2010.