The objectives of ILNEAF are mainly the promotion, understanding, application and development of International Law as it applies in relations between China, Korea and Japan; and as it applies to Korea, China, and Japan respectively. The achievement of these objectives will contribute to peace, co-operation and development in the region; and in particular will assist policy makers within NEA as to how International Law and its development can contribute to facilitating peace, cooperation and development of the region.The forum will also enable (i) co-operation, discourse and fraternity as between international lawyers within the region, including the respective societies of international law within China, Korea and Japan; (ii) facilitate research in International Law in the context of NEA; and (iii) encourage future generations of International Law scholars to reflect about International Law in terms of NEA.