Korean Symposium at the Academy for Political Education in Tutzing
German and Korean lawyers exchanged views in the framework of 2 Day SummitMay 16th, 2019
"We Koreans would like to benefit from the German experience and learn" said the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea in Germany at a German-Korean conference of the Academy of Political Education in Tutzing, in terms of German reunification.
From May 6 to 7, 2019, H. E. Ambassador of the Republic of Korea in Germany, Bum Goo Jong participated in the expert meeting entitled "Political Education and Constitution", organized by the Political Academy Tutzing, in cooperation with the Hans Seidel Foundation and the Korea University of Seoul. In his keynote speech, he emphasized that Korea and Germany have grown into a community of values that share important principles such as democracy. For both countries, 2019 is a very special year in terms of the respective constitution. Germany celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Weimar Constitution, the first constitution of the first German democracy. 100 years ago, Korea also established the Provisional Charter for the Republic of Korea on November 19, 1919, and for the first time announced that the Republic of Korea is a democratic republic that guarantees the freedom and equality of the people.
With the conference, the academy wants to build a bridge between political education and constitutional law. The experts from South Korea included experts from universities and the National Assembly, from the German side, they were former Federal Constitutional Court President Hans-Jürgen Papier, the former President of the Bavarian Constitutional Court, Karl Huber, and the former Academy Director, Heinrich Oberreuter.