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MOU on Academic Exchange Concluded with the Chungcheongnam-do Women’s Policy Development Institute (November 2, 2009)

CWPDI_MOU.JPG A signing ceremony was held at Chungcheongnam-do Women’s Policy Development Institute (CWPDI) on November 2 between Dr. Kyung-sook KIM, President of CWPDI, and Ms. Kuniko YOSHIZAKI, President of KFAW, to conclude a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the two institutes. The ceremony was attended by about 20 CWPDI staffs and opinions were exchanged on the basis of the briefing on current research and survey activities by CWPDI.

 At the exchange session following the signing ceremony, KFAW asked about the cooperation between research activities and the local government, research results, and regional contributions, while CWPDI posed questions about Japan’s situation regarding the birthrate decline, which is also a serious problem in Korea, and KFAW’s international activities. At the end, Kim and Yoshizaki shook hand firmly, declaring that they would together to address common issues such as the declining birthrate and the aging society, and deepen mutual exchange.