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.


December 11, 2018

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Open Society and its Enemies in South Korea: From Right Authoritarianism — to Left?

American Enterprise Institute

Is the ROK government on a path to limit freedoms in the South? Or is this all just politics as usual in a democracy with different rules from our own? Join AEI for a discussion on the domestic politics of South Korea and their implications for the ROK, the US, and North Korea.

Washington, DC | VIEW DETAILS

December 11, 2018

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Asia 2019: The Experts Forecast

Asia Society

Join the Asia Society for an annual tradition as they look to Asia’s future with some of the world's leading experts on security and economic issues in Asia. They will offer their own forecasts and predictions for Asia in 2019, including the Korean peninsula. Bring your own forecasts, and your questions. What’s in store for Asia in 2019?


December 12, 2018

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Beyond Summit Diplomacy: Redefining North Korea's Place in the World

Elliott School of International Affairs

Partnerships for International Strategies in Asia (PISA) invites you to a lecture by Jenny Town about North Korea, following the Panmunjeom, Singapore, and Pyongyang summits and redefining its place in the world.

Washington, DC | VIEW DETAILS

December 13, 2018

12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

North Korea Sanctions Enforcement Challenge: Avoiding Financial Derisking

CRDF Global

CRDF Global invites you to join them as they bring together a panel of experts to discuss how developing countries can build their capacity to meet nonproliferation and UN Security Council Resolution obligations as well as development goals without restricting their access to financial services.

Arlington, VA | VIEW DETAILS

December 17, 2018

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Building Trust through Music Diplomacy on the Korean Peninsula

George Washington University Institute for Korean Studies

GWU will host Mr. Won Hyung Joon, a world renowned South Korean violinist and peace activist working toward an inter-Korean orchestra. 

Washington, DC | VIEW DETAILS

December 19, 2018

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Denied From The Start: Human Rights at the Local Level in North Korea by Robert Collins

Committee for Human Rights in North Korea

Join HRNK for a discussion with Robert Collins on his new book, Denied From The Start: Human Rights at the Local Level in North Korea​​​​​​​.

Washington, DC | VIEW DETAILS

December 20, 2018

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Negotiations, Denuclearization and Inter-Korean Progress

The Korea Society

Join the Korea Society for a discussion on opportunities and next-steps in negotiations on Korea. Eminent thought leaders David Kang and Thomas Hubbard keynote the discussion and appear in conversation with Thomas Byrne.