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This calendar lists public events about or related to North Korea. It focuses on events held in Washington, DC, although it will also list notable events held elsewhere in the US.  If you have an event that you think should be included in the calendar, please contact us.

The Evolution of North Korean Human Rights Discourse and Activism: Domestic and Transnational Dimensions

Pryzbyla Center, Great Room A, The Catholic University of America, 620 Michigan Ave. NE, Washington DC, from Oct 27, 2016 08:45 AM to Oct 27, 2016 04:30 PM

The 2014 United Nations Commission of Inquiry Report into North Korean Human Rights brought about a renewed focus on North Korean human rights. Behind the scenes, a growing network of transnational activists has been responsible for raising the profile of the North Korean human rights issue over a period of two decades. This conference at Catholic University turns the spotlight on these activists in an effort to understand the evolution of North Korean human rights discourse: the contentions, the hurdles and the assumptions underpinning it.

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A Year in Review: Regional Politics and Security

950 Third Ave., 8th Floor / New York, NY 10022 , from Nov 03, 2016 12:00 PM to Nov 03, 2016 01:30 PM

The Korea Society will host a talk on developments related to regional politics and security in Northeast Asia, including issues in the Korean peninsula to the South China Sea.

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Inquiry on Crimes Against Humanity in North Korean Political Prisons

Johns Hopkins, SAIS - Kenney Auditorium, 1740 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Washington, DC, from Dec 08, 2016 09:00 AM to Dec 08, 2016 07:00 PM

The International Bar Association, together with multiple co-organizers, including The Committee on Human Rights in NOrth Korea, North Korea Freedom Coalition, Freedom House, CSIS, and SAIS, will present a live testimony of three North Korean defectors as a follow up to the United Nations COI on the DPRK.

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Advising the Next US President on Korea

950 Third Ave., 8th Floor / New York, NY 10022 , from Dec 12, 2016 10:00 AM to Dec 12, 2016 12:00 PM

The Korea Society will host a discussion with Dr. Victor Cha and Dr. Robert Gallucci detailing their recommendations for the incoming President and administration regarding issues and concerns on the Korean Peninsula.

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North Korea’s Information Revolution

950 Third Ave., 8th Floor / New York, NY 10022 , from Dec 13, 2016 06:00 PM to Dec 13, 2016 07:30 PM

The Korea Society will host Jieun Baek as she discusses her new book, North Korea's Hidden Revolution, dealing with the growing information network within North Korea through external exposure.

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