A New Paradigm for Trust-Building on the Korean Peninsula: Turning Korea's DMZ into a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Lee, Seung-ho
August 2010
Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus;8/30/2010, Issue 35, p1
The article ponders on the efforts being done by the Six-Party nations in 2010 to transform the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) of Korea into a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Site. Such effort is expected to provide a trust-building measure among the Six-Party states which include the U.S., North Korea, and South Korea, among others. Various types of measures have been used to resolve the nuclear issue in North Korea including diplomatic measures, political measures, and economic measures.


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