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Oslo Forum keynote speech by HE President Moon Jae-in on 12 June

On the occasion of the state visit to Norway of HE President Moon Jae-in and First Lady Kim Jung-sook of the Republic of Korea and as part of the Oslo Forum series, a speech by the President on the prospects for peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula will be held in Oslo.

Web TV English language – Oslo Forum keynote speech by HE President Moon Jae-in

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The event will take place at the ceremonial hall of the University of Oslo, the Aula, on Wednesday 12 June at 12:00-12:40 (CET). Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide will give the opening remarks, and will engage in a conversation with the President following his speech. BBC Seoul Correspondent Laura Bicker will moderate the conversation.

The event is open for a limited number of accredited media representatives. Please arrive by 11.00 at the latest and note that photo ID will be required.

Deadline for accreditation: Friday 7 June to  per.anders.pollen.nilsen@mfa.no 

Background information

The speech will take place on the first anniversary of the Singapore Summit. The audience will consist of Norwegian officials, diplomats, official international guests, scholars, and a select group of students of Peace Studies. This year marks 60 years with diplomatic relations between Norway and the Republic of Korea. Oslo has been at the centre of a number of important peace initiatives over the years, and is the home of the Oslo Forum.

Technical information

Media institutions may have access to a clean version of the broadcast in the following ways.

  1. Members of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) may access the broadcast via the EBU distribution network. Audio channels will be Original language (Floor) and English translation.
  2. Web transmissions (clean signal) can be accessed at:
    a. English audio translation: https://regjeringen_live.23video.com/live/52762777 
    b. Korean audio translation: https://regjeringen_live.23video.com/live/52762907 
  3. A limited number of RTMP-connections are also available. Please contact Lars Svanberg Jakobsen (lars-svanberg.jakobsen@dss.dep.no) for further details.

Press contact: Astrid Sehl, astrid.sehl@mfa.no, mobile +47 922 84 752  

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