Membership Book Review: "North Korea’s Foreign Policy"

Learn more about the latest release from NCNK members Scott Snyder and Kyung-ae Park.

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2023 East Coast Members' Meeting

NCNK members were joined by several esteemed speakers for our annual conference in Washington D.C.

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2023 NCNK West Coast Members Meeting

NCNK's annual West Coast meeting was recently held at UC San Diego.

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

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2023 NCNK East Coast Members' Meeting

August 4, 2023

At the National Committee on North Korea's annual East Coast meeting on July 21, 2023, NCNK members and special guests from around the U.S. and overseas convened in Washington, D.C. for a hybrid discussion regarding the current situation in North Korea. We were honored to be joined by several esteemed guests, including speakers from the Chinese and South Korean embassies, and top universities. NCNK expresses deep thanks to all who made the conference a success.  ... | Read More

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 Costs of War: Deepening North Korea-Russia Ties

Korea Economic Institute
October 5, 2023 | 10:00 AM EDT



The National Committee on North Korea (NCNK) supports and facilitates principled engagement between the U.S. and North Korea in order to promote peace and security on the Korean Peninsula and to improve the lives of the North Korean people.

NCNK is a non-governmental, non-partisan organization whose membership reflects a broad range of perspectives and subject-matter expertise related to North Korea. NCNK serves to share information among its members, advance their work, and provide the broader public with substantive and balanced information about North Korea. NCNK was founded in 2004 by Mercy Corps, a global aid and development organization.