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For more information on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, US-Korea relations and Inter-Korean relations, please see the websites below. Inclusion on this page does not imply endorsement by the NCNK or its members.

North Korea Review

The North Korean Review, a refereed journal published twice a year, is the first academic journal in North America or Europe to focus exclusively on North Korea.

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Arms Control Association

The Arms Control Association is a national nonpartisan membership organization dedicated to promoting public understanding of and support for effective arms control policies. This link directs to its North Korea country page.

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Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

An online magazine, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists covers global security and public policy issues, especially those related to the dangers posed by nuclear and other weapons of mass destruction. It aims to inform the public about nuclear policy debates while advocating for the international control of nuclear energy.

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Rodong Sinmun

This webpage is online newspaper site of the Central Committee of the Worker’s Party of Korea.

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European Business Association in Pyongyang

This webpage is an official website of the European Business Association in Pyongyang. The site lists the organization’s members, goals, and upcoming events. This site is hosted by EBA member and software-outsourcing company Nosotek. See the Nosotek home page for more details.

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Pyongyang University of Science and Technology

The home page for the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology, North Korea's first privately-funded university.

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North Korea: Witness to Transformation

This blog, hosted by the Peterson Institute for International Economics, is updated by Marcus Noland, deputy director and senior fellow of PIIE, and Stephan Haggard, Visiting Fellow at PIIE/Professor at the University of California. Each post unfolds nicely organized opinions as well as including important information, and it covers a variety of topics from humanitarian issues to economic and political issues.

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ROK Ministry of Unification

According to the MOU homepage, "this web site provides up-to-date information on various aspects of inter-Korean affairs, including South Korean policy toward North Korea, exchanges and cooperation between the two Koreas, and the latest developments in North Korea."

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ROK Drop

ROK Drop is a military weblog out of Korea that provides news and analysis. The site is operated by an active duty military servicemember and features the personal opinions of contributors.

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UNICEF

UNICEF Programs in the DPRK

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U.S. Department of State

The State Department's website provides reports, press releases, country studies, and other information on North Korea.

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Korean American Sharing Movement

An NGO with activities in both the U.S. and abroad.

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CanKor

CanKor is a Canadian interactive resource on North Korea concerned with seeking rational North Korea policy. It currently hosts two blogs: UnCommon Sense, which examines North Korea from the perspective of nations outside the Six Party Talks framework; and The Human Factor, which examines the issue of human rights.

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China's Official News Website of the Six Party Talks

This website contains an extensive amount of information on the Six Party Talks process, including detailed coverage of each participating country.

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Comparative Connections

Comparative Connections, published by Pacific Forum CSIS, provides a timely, concise, and comprehensive source of information and analysis on key East Asian bilateral relationships.

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Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

The Carnegie Endowment's website about the Korean Peninsula, where experts assess the proliferation risk North Korea's nuclear program poses. Experts also asses the policy options available as the global community gains a better understanding of the program.

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Japan's Diplomatic Blue Book

The Diplomatic Bluebook is an annual report on Japan's foreign policy and activities, published by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan.

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Korea Central News Agency (Text only)

Official news website of the DPRK. This version of the website, based in Japan, has only the text of news stories, but has archives dating back to 1997.

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China

This website contains comprehensive information on Sino-DPRK relations and the Six Party Talks.

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Nautilus Institute

The Nautilus Institute is a public policy think-tank addressing critical security and sustainability issues such as the United States nuclear policy in Korea and the effect of the U.S.-China relationship on environmental insecurity.

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NK News

A comprehensive North Korea related news aggregation and information source.

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North Korea Economy Watch

News and Analysis of the North Korean Economy

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Nuclear Threat Initiative-Global Security Newswire

NTI's North Korea country profile page reviews the DPRK's WMD programs. Look elsewhere on the NTI site for global security newswire stories on North Korea.

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Brookings Institution

Brookings Institution is an American nonprofit, nonpartisan, public policy think tank. The link opens to Brookings' North Korea page, listing research and commentary.

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Council on Foreign Relations

Council on Foreign Relations is an American, nonpartisan, foreign policy think tank. This link directs to CFR's North Korea page.

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Federation of American Scientists DPRK Special Weapons Guide

This page on FAS's Website provides detailed technical information about the DPRK's invidual WMD programs, as well as links to additional resources.

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People's Republic of China/Embassy in DPRK

This is the website for the Chinese Embassy in Pyongyang. Provides useful information, such as a summary of PRC-DPRK cultural exchanges.

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Mansfield Foundation

The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation promotes understanding and cooperation among the nations and peoples of Asia and the United States.

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Center for Strategic and International Studies

CSIS is a bipartisan think tank focused on international affairs. This link directs to the CSIS Korea Chair.

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North Korea International Documentation Project

A Woodrow Wilson Center program, NKIDP provides newly-declassified documents on the DPRK from its former allies, and provides other resources relevant to both the scholarly and policymaking communities.

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The Asia Foundation

The Asia Foundation is a nonprofit, nongovernmental organization committed to the development of a peaceful, prosperous, just, and open Asia-Pacific region.

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National Bureau of Asian Research

NBR conducts advanced independent research on strategic, political, economic, globalization, health, and energy issues affecting U.S. relations with Asia.

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ReliefWeb

ReliefWeb provides news and analysis on humanitarian events worldwide. This link directs to its North Korea page.

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38 North

38 North is a website devoted to analysis of North Korea, featuring commentary by long-time observers of the DPRK.

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Good Friends

Good Friends aims to help the North Korean people from a humanistic point of view and publishes “North Korea Today” describing the way the North Korean people live as accurately as possible.

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Korea Vision

A blog by Leonid Petrov, Lecturer in Korean Studies at the University of Sydney.

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North Korea Leadership Watch

This site and blog focuses on North Korea’s (DPRK) leadership and political culture in the person of the late Kim Jong Il and those political and military organizations and institutions that were under his direct, and indirect, control including the Korean Workers’ Party (KWP), the National Defense Commission (NDC) and the DPRK Government.

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North Korea Tech

North Korea Tech is dedicated to covering and collecting information regarding the state of information technology and related industry in North Korea.

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The Peninsula

The Peninsula blog is a project of the Korea Economic Institute. It is designed to provide a wide ranging forum for discussion of the foreign policy, economic, and social issues that impact the Korean peninsula.

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Sino-NK

A blog on China and North Korean borderlands, relations, and history.

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Naenara

Web portal for North Korean publications

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Korea Central News Agency

This version of the DPRK's state news agency displays pictures and video as well as text, but currently does not provide links to individual pages or news stories.

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Uriminzokkiri (YouTube Channel)

Videos uploaded by the North Korean government (in Korean)

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Korean Journal of Defense Analysis

English-language journal, published by the Korea Institute for Defense Analyses, focused on security issues in Asia and the Korean Peninsula.

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U.S.-Korea Institute at SAIS

The U.S.-Korea Institute (USKI) at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University, works to increase information and understanding of Korea and Korean affairs in the United States in general.

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Arms Control Wonk

A group blog on arms control, disarmament, and nonproliferation.

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East Asia Forum

An initiative of the East Asian Bureau of Economic Research at Australian National University, East Asia Forum provides a platform for the best in East Asian analysis, research and policy comment on the Asia Pacific region and world affairs.

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Japan Focus

In-depth critical analysis of the forces shaping the Asia-Pacific...and the world.

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Heritage Foundation

The Heritage Foundation is a think tank whose mission is to formulate and promote conservative public policies. This link directs to its North Korea page.

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Institute for Science and International Security

The Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS) is a non-profit, non-partisan institution dedicated to informing the public about science and policy issues affecting international security. This link directs to its Korean Peninsula page.

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Korea Economic Institute

KEI works to broaden and deepen understanding among Americans about developments in Korea and the value of the U.S.-Korea relationship.

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United Nations DPR Korea

A website with resources and information concerning the various UN agencies working in North Korea.

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Choson Exchange

Choson Exchange supports long-term economic development in North Korea by partnering with young North Koreans and North Korean institutions to share business (including finance), economics and legal knowledge through innovative and high-quality programs.

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Embassy of Sweden in Pyongyang

The homepage of the Swedish Embassy in North Korea. In addition to its normal diplomatic duties, the Swedish Embassy acts as the United States' protecting power in the DPRK.

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Stanford University Korean Studies Program

Part of Stanford's Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center

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Global Resource Services

GRS is a humanitarian organization with experience in relief work and cultural exchanges with North Korea.

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Mercy Corps

Mercy Corps is a global aid agency with experience in North Korea. This link directs to their North Korea country page.

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North Korea 1on1

North Korea 1on1 is part of Asia Pacific Travel, which specializes in travel tours throughout East Asia.

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Koryo Tours

Koryo Tours is a British-run travel company, based in Beijing, specializing in tourism to North Korea.

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The Pyongyang Project

The Pyongyang Project, founded in 2009, is a Canadian non-profit organization that pioneers a grassroots approach to engaging the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea) through knowledge exchange programs.

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Christian Friends of Korea

Christian Friends of Korea is a Christian organization providing humanitarian and development aid to North Korea.

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World Vision

World Vision is a Christian humanitarian aid organization providing emergency assistance and long-term solutions to alleviate poverty worldwide. This link directs to their North Korea page.

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American Friends Service Committee

The American Friends Service Committee is a Quaker organization that includes people of various faiths who are committed to social justice, peace, and humanitarian service. This link directs to their North Korea page.

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Agglobe Services International

Agglobe Services International is a U.S.-based humanitarian aid organization focused on improving North Korean food security through humanitarian aid and sustainable development.

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Uri Tours

Uri Tours was established with the purpose of facilitating travel to North Korea. It works in conjunction with Pyongyang-based, Korean International Sports Travel Company, to organize tours for the public and works with non-profit organizations, NGOs, universities, news agencies, corporations and individuals to assist in corporate programs and travel. Uri Tours also provides DPRK visa processing services as well as consulting in a wide range of DPRK-related areas. Uri Tours is the General Sales Agent of Air Koryo in North and South America.

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Tour East Asia

Tour East Asia (TEA) is operated by a multinational team including many Americans with representatives in the U.S., Beijing, China, and Dubai, UAE to offer specialized and customized tours of DPR Korea (North Korea) with the highest standard of customer service, security, and experience. It works closely with the Korea International Travel Company (KITC), the oldest and the largest authorized tour operator in DPR Korea (DPRK, North Korea). The TEA team is made up of foreigners including Americans who have safely and successfully operated in DPRK for nearly 15 years.

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New Korea Tours

New Korea Tours is a US-based travel agency offering affordable tours to North Korea.

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Young Pioneer Tours

Young Pioneer Tours is a travel agency specializing in North Korea, with a focus on appealing to budget-minded travelers.

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Wilson Center Digital Archive

The Wilson Center's Modern Korean History Portal is a learning and a research tool for students, educators, and professional historians interested in Korea, featuring a large collection of archival documents in translation.

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Engage DPRK

Engage DPRK is an interactive map providing information on foreign engagement in North Korea

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New Focus International

The materials on this website have been gathered through its extensive network of sources in North Korea and China.

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The Korea Society

THE KOREA SOCIETY is a private, nonprofit, nonpartisan, 501(c)(3) organization with individual and corporate members that is dedicated solely to the promotion of greater awareness, understanding and cooperation between the people of the United States and Korea.

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Asan Institute for Policy Studies

The Asan Institute for Policy Studies is an independent, non-partisan think tank with the mandate to undertake policy-relevant research to foster domestic, regional, and international environments that are conducive to peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula and Korean Unification.

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Liberty in North Korea

Liberty in North Korea is a global movement standing with the North Korean people as they face one of the biggest challenges confronting humanity today.

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European Alliance for Human Rights in North Korea

The European Alliance for Human Rights in North Korea is a research and advocacy organisation dedicated to improving humanitarian conditions in North Korea.

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