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Wednesday, June 25: China and its Neighbors: Changing Dynamics and Growing Uncertainty (Washington, DC)

The Brookings Institution's Center for East Asia Policy Studies (CEAP) will host a panel discussion featuring visiting fellows from China, Korea and Taiwan to examine the implications of China’s reemergence as a great power for the security of its neighbors and the future of regional order.

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Tuesday, June 24: Korea Club with Jerome Sauvage (Vienna, VA)

The Korea Club will host its June meeting with Jérome Sauvage, Deputy Director of the UNDP Representation Office in Washington, D.C. who will give a a presentation entitled “Working with North Korea: Experiences and Perspectives".

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Thursday, June 19: Confronting the Human Rights Challenge in North Korea (Washington, DC)

Ambassador Lee Jung-hoon will speak at the Heritage Foundation to examine the state of human rights violations in North Korea and how best for the international community to sustain the momentum created by the UN Commission of Inquiry.

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Thursday, June 19: In the Shadow of Jang Song-Taek: Pyongyang's Evolving SEZ Strategy along the China-North Korean Border (Washington, DC)

Dr. Adam Cathcart will discuss this topic as part of the Korea Economic Institute's academic paper series.

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Wednesday, June 18: House Briefing and Hearing: Human Rights Abuses and Crimes Against Humanity in North Korea (Washington, DC)

The House Foreign Affair Committee's Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations will convene a hearing and briefing titled “Human Rights Abuses and Crimes against Humanity in North Korea.”

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Wednesday, June 18: Assessing Threats Facing the U.S.-Korea Alliance (Washington, DC)

Assistant Secretary of State for East Asia and Pacific Affairs Daniel Russel will deliver the keynote address of the second annual U.S.-Korea dialogue hosted jointly by the Wilson Center and the East Asia Foundation of Seoul. Join them for this half-day conference, where opinion leaders from Korea and the United States will discuss their concerns for the future and seek ways to increase cooperation and mutual political, economic, diplomatic, and security benefits.

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Thursday, June 5: Recent Developments in China’s Relations with Taiwan and North Korea (Washington, DC)

Hearing of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, featuring two panels on cross-Straits relations and a panel on China-North Korea relations.

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Thursday, June 5: Recent Developments in China’s Relations with Taiwan and North Korea (Washington, DC)

This three panel hearing includes a session from 12:45 - 2:15 on relations between China and North Korea.

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Wednesday, June 4: Northeast Asian Geopolitics and Korea’s Future (Stanford, CA)

Mr. Chun Yungwoo, the national security adviser to the South Korean president from 2010 to 2013, will speak at Stanford University.

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Tuesday, June 3: North Korea: What Can The International Community Do? (San Francisco, CA)

Asia Society brings together defectors, human rights and humanitarian aid experts and international security specialists for a conference to take a new look at the challenges posed by North Korea and consider what the international community can do.

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Monday, June 2: Democratizing and Globalizing U.S.-Korea Relations (Washington, DC)

An Address by Katharine H.S. Moon Marking the Establishment of SK-Korea Foundation Chair in Korea Studies at Brookings

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Thursday, May 29: Markup, North Korea Sanctions Enforcement Act (Washington, DC)

The House Foreign Affairs Committee will hold a markup on HR 1771, the North Korea Sanctions Enforcement Act, as well as HR 4449, the Human Trafficking Prevention Act.

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Tuesday, May 27: Asia in the World: Economic, Political, Military, and Social Challenges (Washington, DC)

David Shambaugh, Michael Yahuda, Amitav Acharya, Robert Sutter, and Phillip Saunders at the Wilson Center to discuss developments in Asia, and the role of leading external and regional powers.

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Friday, May 23: The Korean Peninsula Issues and U.S. National Security (Washington, DC)

The Institute for Corean-American Studies will host an event on U.S. national security issues with regard to the Korean peninsula.

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Wednesday, May 21: U.S. Policy toward North Korea (Cambridge, MA)

The Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs will host a Director's Lunch with Ambassador Glyn Davies, Special Representative for North Korea Policy.

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Monday, May 19: The International Human Rights System: A Missed Opportunity? (Washington, DC)

Sonja Boserko, a member of the Commission of Inquiry on North Korean human rights, will speak during a panel at a conference hosted by Freedom House and Freedom Rights Project.

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Friday, May 16: Vetting Candidates in Korean Elections: Traditional Media and the Rise of Social Media (Stanford, CA)

Sungchul Hong, a visiting scholar in Korean Studies at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International studies at Stanford University will talk about the impact of social networking services on Korean democracy.

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Tuesday, May 13: North and South Korea: What's Next? (Washington, DC)

The Center for Strategic and International Studies presents The CSIS -Schieffer Series Dialogues to talk about the future inter-Korean relations.

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Thursday, May 8: Korean Attitudes Toward the U.S. Rebalance to Asia and Korean Unification (Washington, DC)

Karl Friedhoff from the Asan Institute for Policy Studies talks about his paper on South Korean views on the U.S. rebalance to Asia and Dr. Thomas Dolan and his colleagues from Columbus State University deliver their latest research conducted in South Korea which examined Korean views of unification and feelings toward the U.S. military presence in South Korea, as well as their observations from a subsequent visit to North Korea.

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Dates of interest, September/October 2014

September 9: Anniversary of the Founding of the DPRK (DPRK National Holiday)

September 24-30: UN General Assembly Debate

September 25: Second session of the 13th Supreme People's Assembly. Kim Jong Un does not attend due to illness.

October 10: Anniversary of the Founding of the Korean Workers' Party (DPRK National Holiday)

 

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