Kim Jong Un's Speeches and Public Statements
A collection of speeches and summaries of speeches given by DPRK Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un. Translations are official unless otherwise noted.
Text of the annual New Year address by Kim Jong Un, as published by KCNA on January 2, 2017.
Letter from Kim Jong Un to the 8th Congress of the Union of Agricultural Workers of Korea, dated December 8, 2016.
Let Us Further Intensify the Work of the Women's Union under the Banner of Modelling the Whole Society on Kimilsungism-Kimjongilism
Text of a letter from Kim Jong Un to Sixth Congress of the Democratic Women's Union of Korea, dated November 19, 2016.
The Duty of the Working Class of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il for the Times and the Tasks Facing Trade Union Organizations
Text of a letter from Kim Jong Un to the Seventh Congress of the General Federation of Trade Unions of Korea, dated October 25, 2016.
Text of a letter from Kim Jong Un to staff and students at Kim Il Sung University to mark the 70th anniversary of its founding, dated September 27, 2016.
Speech by Kim Jong Un at the 9th Congress of the Kim Il Sung Socialist Youth League, dated August 30, 2016.
In May 2016, North Korea’s ruling Workers’ Party held its first Party Congress since 1980. Kim Jong Un made several speeches during the Congress, which the Korean Central News Agency translated and collated in this document.
Text of the annual New Year address by Kim Jong Un, as published by KCNA on January 2, 2016.
Speech delivered at a major military parade celebrating the 70th anniversary of the Workers' Party of Korea, delivered October 10, 2015.
Text attributed to Kim Jong Un marking the 70th anniversary of the Korean Workers' Party, published October 4, 2015.
Speech delivered by Kim Jong Un to mark the opening of a new hydraulic power station, reported by KCNA on October 4, 2015.
Speech given by Kim Jong Un on July 26, 2015.
Letter attributed to Kim Jong Un, published by KCNA on May 28, 2015.
Letter titled "Let Us Usher In a New Heyday of the Movement of Koreans in Japan True to the Intention of the Great Comrade Kim Jong Il," published by KCNA on May 26, 2015.
Letter sent by Kim Jong Un to the Seventh National Conference of Sportspeople on March 25, 2015.
Let the Entire Party, the Whole Army and All the People Conduct a Vigorous Forest Restoration Campaign to Cover the Mountains of the Country with Green Woods
Speech by Kim Jong Un on forest restoration, delivered February 26, 2015.
Speech by Kim Jong Un on agriculture policy, delivered January 28, 2015.
Official translation of Kim Jong Un's 2015 New Year's Speech, delivered on January 1 at the Workers' Party of Korea Central Committee Office Building.
Speech on ideological work, delivered February 27, 2014
Letter published by KCNA concerning Kim Jong Un's candidacy for election to the Supreme People's Assembly, published February 19, 2014