2017 ASEAN-Korea Youth Forum

18 Sep 2017
Seoul, Republic of Korea

The 2017 ASEAN-Korea Youth Forum, under the theme of "Fostering Global Entrepreneurship, Empowering the ASEAN-Korean Youth," was held on 18 September in Seoul, Republic of Korea. Co-organized by ESCAP, ASEAN-Korea Centre, Seoul Metropolitan Government (SMG), Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI), the Forum served as a platform for the ASEAN and Korean youth to inculcate entrepreneurial mindset through dynamic exchange of insights and share success stories from experts and accomplished startup founders.

The event was attended by experts in the field of entrepreneurship from ASEAN and the Republic of Korea, who provided valuable insights on youth entrepreneurship to ASEAN and Korean students. Moreover, a group of students from ASEAN and the Republic of Korea presented their business plans and got feedback from the young innovators and venture investors to develop and implement their plans. This was followed by a networking reception to enable the speakers and participants to establish connections and expand their networks.