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

September 18, 2019

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Special Report: Potential Sources of Opposition to a U.S. Troop Withdrawal from South Korea

An NCNK Special Report by Larry Niksch

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North Korea in the World

New data on 20 years of high-level North Korean diplomatic delegations

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Korean War POW/MIA Accounting Efforts

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The U.S., North Korea, and Nuclear Diplomacy

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

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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 North Korean Economy, and it’s Future: Change vs. the Status Quo

GW Institute for Korean Studies and KDI School of Public Policy and Management
Washington, DC
September 27, 2019 | 9:30 AM

Managing North Korean Challenges and Reshaping the Future of Trilateral Cooperation

Daniel Morgan Graduate School, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Washington, DC
September 27, 2019 | 12:00 PM

JoongAng Ilbo-CSIS Forum 2019 - Navigating Geostrategic Flux in Asia: The United States and Korea

Center for Strategic International Studies and JoongAng Ilbo
Washington, DC
September 30, 2019 | 9:00 AM



The National Committee on North Korea (NCNK) is a non-governmental organization of persons with significant and diverse expertise related to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. NCNK and its members support principled engagement with North Korea as a means to promote peace and security on the Korean Peninsula and to improve the lives of the people of North Korea. NCNK also works to provide policymakers, the academic and think tank community, and the general public with substantive and balanced information about developments in North Korea. NCNK was founded by Mercy Corps, a global aid and development organization, in 2004.