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Ramon Pacheco Pardo
Dr. Ramon Pacheco Pardo is the Korea Foundation-Vrije Universiteit Brussel Korea Chair and a Reader in International Relations at King's College London.
South Korea’s Minister of Defense Jeong Kyeong-do. Japan’s Minister of Defense Takeshi Iwaya. EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini.
The Shangri-La Dialogue session on Korean security had who some might consider an unexpected third speaker. But Mogherini’s presence at a panel on this topic should not come as a surprise, since this is an issue that has gained prominence in Brussels in recent years. It is also an issue on which the EU has a clear policy.