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Tuesday, April 17: Advancing Human Rights and the Prospect for Democracy in North Korea (Vienna, VA)

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When Apr 17, 2012
from 06:30 pm to 09:00 pm
Where Woo Lae Oak, 8240 Leesburg Pike, Vienna, VA 2212
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Korea Club hosts Mr. Carl Gershman, President of the National Endowment for Democracy who will give a presentation on the current status of North Korea’s human rights and humanitarian situation. Having recently received the Order of Diplomatic Service Merit Heungin Medal from the South Korean government, Mr. Gershman will highlight the way forward with North Korean human rights policy.

To RSVP for this event, please email Sarah Yun at sky@keia.org.

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Dates of interest, March/April 2014

February 24 -April 18: U.S. and South Korea hold joint Key Resolve/Foal Eagle military exercises

March 9: North Korea holds elections for the Supreme People's Assembly

March 17: UN Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea presents its final report to the UN Human Rights Council

March 24-25: Nuclear Security Summit, The Netherlands. Barack Obama, Park Geun-hye, and Shinzo Abe to hold summit on sidelines

April 7: U.S. hosts trilateral meeting with South Korean and Japanese officials on North Korea policy in Washington

April 9: DPRK to convene Supreme People's Assembly

April 15: Kim Il-Sung's Birthday (DPRK National Holiday)

April 23-26: President Barack Obama travels to Japan, South Korea.

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