Fighting Disease and Injury Together in North Korea

Dr. Kee Park and the Korean American Medical Association DPRK Program

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Developing Partnerships in North Korea

Dr. Linda Lewis and the American Friends Service Committee

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North Korea's Ballistic Missile Program

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Engaging North Korea, Consistently and Persistently

Randall Spadoni and World Vision in North Korea

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A new interactive website on North Korea's external economic and diplomatic relations.

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Explore Resources

NCNK's Document Collection includes a diverse assortment of primary source documents of interest to researchers and policy makers. | READ MORE

Issue Briefs

NCNK's Issue Briefs provide detailed background on issues related to North Korea, from Pyongyang's foreign relations to its WMD programs. | READ MORE

Our Members

NCNK is a coalition of individuals with extensive knowledge of and direct experience related to the society, government, and history of North Korea. | READ MORE


The North Korean Crisis: On the Brink of a Breakthrough or a Bust?

Center for American Progress
Washington, DC
March 19, 2018 | 12:30 PM

North Korea's Missiles: Past, Present, and Prospects

The George Washington University Institute for Korean Studies (GWIKS)
Washington, DC
March 19, 2018 | 3:30 PM

Prospects and Challenges for Principled Engagement with the DPRK

Partnerships for International Strategies in Asia, GWU
Washington, DC
March 20, 2018 | 11:00 AM



The National Committee on North Korea (NCNK) is a non-governmental organization of persons with significant and diverse expertise related to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. NCNK and its members support principled engagement with North Korea as a means to promote peace and security on the Korean Peninsula and to improve the lives of the people of North Korea. NCNK also works to provide policymakers, the academic and think tank community, and the general public with substantive and balanced information about developments in North Korea. NCNK was founded by Mercy Corps, a global aid and development organization, in 2004.