North Korea Event Calendar

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


October 17, 2019

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

New Thinking from Korea and China

The Korea Society (TKS)

[New York] The Korea Society will host new generation scholars from Korea and China for a discussion with TKS Senior Director Stephen Noerper on developments in regional politics and security, North Korea’s denuclearization, and visions for the Korean Peninsula.


October 17, 2019

1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

ICAS Fall Symposium

Institute for Corean-American Studies

This ICAS forum will feature remarks from Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Indo-Pacific Affairs David F Helvey and Amb. Robert Gallucci.

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October 18, 2019

9:30 am - 11:00 am

Lost Generation: The Health and Human Rights of North Korean Children, 1990–2018

The Committee for Human Rights in North Korea

On the 15th anniversary of the signing of the North Korean Human Rights Act into law, HRNK highlights the health and human rights status of the children of North Korea. After 61 interviews conducted in China and South Korea, HRNK's latest report, Lost Generation: The Health and Human Rights of North Korean Children, 1990–2018, applies a public health perspective that treats health as a human right that must be guaranteed to every child in North Korea without discrimination.

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October 21, 2019

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

A Long Separation: A Photo Series of Korean Separated Families

Stimson Center / 38 North

The Stimson Center will host an art reception featuring a portrait series entitled “A Long Separation” by Laura Elizabeth Pohl. 

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October 29, 2019

1:30 pm - 4:45 pm

Trans-Atlantic and Trans-Pacific dialogue: Alliances at Crossroads

The Brookings Institution

Scholars from the Brookings Institution, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), and the Asan Institute will discuss how Trump administration’s “America First” approach to foreign policy, the president’s repeated criticisms of alliances, muddled messaging, and policy confusion have placed the trans-Atlantic and trans-Pacific alliance systems under strain and examine the shifting geopolitical dynamics.

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November 21, 2019

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Korea Security Update

The Korea Society

[New York] The Korea Society will host retired General Vincent Brooks, former Commander of US Forces Korea/Combined Forces Command/United Nations Command, for a discussion of the security situation on the Korean Peninsula, to include the latest on the US-ROK alliance, North Korea’s nuclear and missile development, dialogue efforts, and confidence building.