Congress and North Korea: Perspectives from Past Senate Staff Travel to North Korea

National Committee on North Korea (NCNK)

Room 385, Russell Senate Office Bldg., 2 Constitution Ave NE, Washington, DC 20002

September 18, 2019, 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

During past rounds of negotiations and times of tension between the U.S. and North Korea, Members of Congress and their staff had opportunities to travel to North Korea to assess first-hand Pyongyang’s intentions. Should current US-North Korea negotiations move forward, Congressional input will again be vital to the sustainability and viability of any deal that emerges.

Please join the National Committee on North Korea (NCNK) for a panel discussion by current and former Senate staff members on their past experience traveling to North Korea on official delegations and the lessons learned from their observations.

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Speakers

Jeff Baron, Retired U.S. Foreign Service Officer (Former Professional Staff Member, Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and former KEDO Representative)

Isaac Edwards, Senior Counsel, Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee (Former Professional Staff Member, Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on East Asia and Pacific Affairs)

Evelyn Farkas, Resident Senior Fellow, German Marshall Fund (Former Professional Staff Member, Senate Armed Services Committee)

Frank Jannuzi, President and CEO, Mansfield Foundation (Former Policy Director of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Senate Foreign Relations Committee)

Kenneth Myers, Senior Vice President for Defense and Security, PAE National Security Solutions (Former Senior Professional Staff Member, Senate Foreign Relations Committee).

Michael Schiffer, Senior Advisor and Counselor, Senate Foreign Relations Committee 

Keith Luse (moderator), Executive Director, National Committee on North Korea (Former Senior Professional Staff Member, Senate Foreign Relations Committee)

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