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.

February

February 26, 2020

11:30 am - 1:45 pm

Prospects for a Stable Transformation of the Korean Peninsula

Hudston Institute

Hudson Institute will host U.S. Deputy Special Representative for North Korea Alex Wong for an update on the North Korea nuclear negotiations followed by a panel discussion with Patrick Cronin, Jina Kim, Patricia Kim, Bruce Klingner, and Seong-hyun Lee.

Washington, DC | VIEW DETAILS

March

March 4, 2020

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Film Screening & Discussion: The Barbed Wire Fence

The GW Institute for Korean Studies

The GW Institute for Korean Studies will host independent filmmaker and author Dai Sil Kim-Gibson for a screening and discussion of her film Barbed Wire Fence.

Washington, DC | VIEW DETAILS

March 4, 2020

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The North Korean Intelligence Service’s (NKIS) Espionage and Strategy

The Institute of World Politics

The Institute of World Politics will host Dr. Kim Dong-sik for a lecture on North Korean espionage and tradecraft, including strategy and operational methodologies.

Washington, DC | VIEW DETAILS

March 5, 2020

4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Millennial North Korea: Cell Phones, Forbidden Media, and Living Creatively under Surveillance

Korea Institute at Harvard University

The Korea Institute at Harvard University will host Professor Suk-Young Kim of UCLA for a discussion on new media technologies and the flow of outside information within North Korea.

Cambridge, MA | VIEW DETAILS

March 10, 2020

6:15 pm - 7:45 pm

25 Years of Repression and Regression for North Korean Women

The North Korea Freedom Coalition

The North Korea Freedom Coalition will hold its annual parallel event during the 64th session of the Commission on the Status of Women, presenting personal testimonies on the human rights situation for women in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.

New York, NY | VIEW DETAILS

March 12, 2020

10:00 am - 11:30 am

A Look at Building Comprehensive, Accountable Peace Amid Strained U.S.-North Korea Relations

U.S. Institute of Peace

The United States Institute of Peace will examine the findings and recommendations of its new report A Peace Regime for the Korean Peninsula, followed by a panel discussion featuring Frank Aum, Patricia Kim, Scott Snyder, Kathleen Stephens, Jacob Stokes, and Joseph Yun.

Washington, DC | VIEW DETAILS

March 13, 2020

12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Human Rights in North Korea Policy: Human Rights and Security are not in Conflict

Stanford University Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies

The Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford University will host former Special Envoy for North Korean human rights issues Ambassador Robert King for a discussion on human rights and security issues in North Korea.

Stanford, CA | VIEW DETAILS

March 15, 2020

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

70 Years Too Long: National Action to End the Korean War

Korea Peace Now!

The Korea Peace Now! Grassroots Network, Peace Treaty Now and the Korea Peace Network in Washington DC will gather to mark the 70th anniversary of the Korean War and advocate for an end to the Korean War and peace on the Korean Peninsula.

Washington, DC | VIEW DETAILS

April

April 3, 2020

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

China’s Foreign Policy and Relations on the Korean Peninsula

Korea Society and Columbia Business School’s APEC Study Center

The Korea Society will host Orville Schell, Arthur Ross Director of the Center on US-China Relations at the Asia Society, and Yun Sun, Senior Fellow and Co-Director of the East Asia Program and Director of the China Program at the Stimson Center, as they discuss developments in China’s foreign policy toward the Korean Peninsula.

New York, NY | VIEW DETAILS