Now Recruiting TCS Supporters!

TCS is recruiting groups of university students to help promote trilateral cooperation as well as TCS events and to serve as a communication channel between local communities and the TCS.

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2nd Trilateral Director General Level Meeting on Forestry Cooperation held in Je...

The 2nd Trilateral Director General-Level Meeting on Forestry Cooperation was held on January 22, 2015 in Jeju, ROK.

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4th Lecture of TCS LOUPE - 2015.1.29

TCS is holding the 4th lecture of TCS LOUPE on January, 29, 2015

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TCS hosted a Session on the Occasion of the Seminar on the 15th Anniversary of T...

On December 23, 2014, China Foreign Affairs University (CFAU) and Jilin Trilateral Cooperation Studies Centre (TCSC Jilin) co-hosted the Seminar on the 15th Anniversary of Trilateral Cooperation & 1st Trilateral People-to-People Exchange Forum in Changchun, Jilin Province of China.

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TCS signed the MoU with Jilin Trilateral Cooperation Studies Center (TCSC Jilin)...

On December 22, 2014, the Trilateral Cooperation Secretariat (TCS) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Jilin Trilateral Cooperation Studies Center (TCSC Jilin) to promote cooperative exchanges and collaboration to strengthen trilateral cooperation among China, Japan and the ROK.

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Recruitment Notice: TCS Supporters
The Trilateral Cooperation Secretariat (TCS) is recruiting groups of university students to help promote trilateral cooperation as well as TCS events and to serve as a communication channel between local communities and the TCS. 1. Main Tasks a. Promoting trilateral cooperation- create online postings (at least 3) on a bimonthly basis based on the topics given by TCS. Each team will be given the discretion to decide the form of the content (articles, interviews of university professors, columns, video clips etc). The contents should be submitted in four languages (English, Chinese, Japanese, and Korean) and will be uploaded on the TCS Website after internal review. b. Promoting TCS - promote TCS events through SNS (Facebook, Twitter, Weibo, etc)  - serve as a communication channel between TCS and local universities  - distribute TCS materials (brochures, booklets, posters, etc) to universities and institutions c. Monitoring trilateral cooperative activities - monitor trilateral cooperative activities - report results to TCS d. Miscellaneous activities  - suggesting future cooperative activities for TCS  - participating in surveys conducted by TCS 2. Qualifications and Requirements *Applications must be submitted as a team. Team members should consist of:  - 3 to 5 undergraduate/graduate students with passion for trilateral cooperation  - those who are able to actively participate for at least 8 months (until November 2015)  - at least one student from each nationality (China, Japan, and ROK)  - team members must reside in same country (China, Japan, or ROK) - At least 1 team member should have proficiency in English  - Frequent usage of SNS (Facebook, Twitter, Weibo, blogs, etc) and computer skills (Microsoft Office, Adobe design tools, etc) are highly preferred 3. Benefits - Official TCS Supporters name card and gift  - Certificate from the TCS Secretary-General upon completion of program  - Best TCS Supporters Award and prize for the team with the highest evaluation score 4. Application - Deadline: March 15, 2015 - Required documents:   (1) TCS Supporters Application Form (attached) - 1 per team   (2) Certificate of Enrollment or other documents that can prove the student's affiliation with the university - 1 per every team member * Download the required documents and submit them to soojinhan@tcs-asia.org 5. Timeline - Application Period: until March 15, 2015 - Selected teams will be notified separately for an interview via Skype (scheduled late March) - Results announcement and Orientation: Early April, 2015If you have any questions or concerns, please direct them to:  Soojin Han (Ms),  Socio-Cultural Affairs Officer  Trilateral Cooperation Secretariat  e-mail: soojinhan@tcs-asia.org 

TCS held the 4th lecture of TCS LOUPE – 2015.01.29
The Trilateral Cooperation Secretariat (TCS) held the fourth lecture of ‘TCS LOUPE’ on January 29, 2015. The lecture was delivered by Ms. HONG Sammy, the memory collector of ‘Memory in Seoul’ Project on “Why is ‘nostalgia and memory’ recently becoming so hot in Korean Society”.  The lecture by Ms. HONG introduced ‘Memory in Seoul’ Project that gathers memories of ordinary citizens to redesign the history of Seoul in relation to the recent Korean context of the retro boom and the resurgence of oral memory as an alternative of the written history. Subsequent TCS presentation explained similar cases of communal archiving in Japan and China. The lecture lasted for two hours with a lively Q & A with the audiences. TCS LOUPE stands for ‘Lecture on Uncovering Panoramic East Asia.’ The TCS will continue holding this lecture series with renowned professionals from different fields including tradition, and social life. Those who are interested in this lecture series can check the notice of the upcoming lectures, and videos of the previous lecture from the TCS official web.Speaker of the fourth lecture, Ms. HONG Sammy Audience attentively listening to the fourth lecture

2nd Trilateral Director General Level Meeting on Forestry Cooperation held in Je...
The 2nd Trilateral Director General-Level Meeting on Forestry Cooperation was held on January 22, 2015 in Jeju, ROK. The three delegations headed respectively by Director General LEE Chang-jae of Korea Forest Service, Director-General HONGO Koji of Forest Agency in Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Japan and Director General SU Chunyu of State Forestry Administration of China attended meeting. Mr. SHIN Won-Sop, Minister of Korea Forest Service and Mr. WON Hee-ryong, Governor of Jeju Special Self-governing Province gave welcoming remarks at the meeting. The Trilateral Cooperation Secretariat (TCS) also attended the meeting for the second time.  At the opening remarks by TCS, DSG LEE Jong Heon emphasized that forestry cooperation, as the most promising mechanism for sustainable development, would bring the tangible outcomes and benefits for promoting trilateral cooperation. At the meeting, the three Parties exchanged in-depth discussions in various agenda, including sustainable forest management, forestry’s climate change response, forest recreation, healing and education as well as cooperation on international forest issues. The three Parties reaffirmed to further strengthen their cooperation in forestry by working out the detailed action plans in relevant agenda. The three Director Generals signed the Minutes of the 2nd Trilateral Director General Level Meeting. The three Parties agreed that the 3rd Meeting will be held in 2016 in Japan. DSG Lee giving opening remarksDSG Lee speaking at the meeting Meeting in process Signing ceremony of the Minutes (DG HONGO Koji of Japan, DG LEE Chang-jae of ROK and DG SU Chunyu of China) Group photo

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4th Lecture of TCS LOUPE - 2015.1.29
TCS is holding the 4th lecture of TCS LOUPE on January 29, 2015

TCS held the 3rd lecture of TCS LOUPE – 2014.12.20
The Trilateral Cooperation Secretariat (TCS) held the third lecture of ‘TCS LOUPE’ on December 20, 2014. Presentations were delivered by the popular culture fans of China, Japan and Korea on ‘Why do I enjoy CJK cultural contents’. The presentations by popular culture fans featured different points of appeal which three countries’ popular cultures have for overseas fans based on their life experiences: The Chinese participant talked about why Chinese audiences enjoy Korean drama while Korean and Japanese participants elaborated their life experiences as J-pop and K-pop fan. Presentations demonstrated the potential of popular culture as a motive to understand other countries’ cultures and societies. The lecture lasted for two hours with a brisk discussion with the audiences. TCS LOUPE stands for ‘Lecture on Uncovering Panoramic East Asia.’ The TCS will continue holding this lecture series with renowned professionals from different fields including tradition, and social life. Those who are interested in this lecture series can check the notice of the upcoming lectures, and videos of the previous lecture from the TCS official web.Three panels (Chinese, Korean, and Japanese from the left) on presentation Audience listening attentively to the presentations Group Photo

Governor of Jeju Special Self-governing Province Mr. WON Hee-ryong Visited the T...
Governor of Jeju Special Self-governing Province Mr. WON Hee-ryong visited the TCS office and exchanged views on tangible trilateral cooperation agendas and ways to enhance the cooperation in 2015 Jeju Peace Forum with TCS Secretary-General IWATANI Shigeo on December 19, 2014. Secretary-General IWATANI emphasized the importance of efforts to expand the people to people exchange by local governments and showed gratitude to Governor WON for his hospitality toward TCS sessions during the 9th Jeju Peace Forum. Governor WON requested TCS to recognize the geographical uniqueness of Jeju Island as the center of Northeast Asia and suggested potential trilateral cooperative agendas in disaster management, environment, water resources, FTA, and youth exchange program which had been TCS’s focused areas. They agreed to develop cooperation between the province and TCS to enhance peace and common prosperity in this region. Group PhotoTCS and Governor WON exchanging their views on the trilateral cooperation

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