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.

All webcasts are listed in Eastern Time unless otherwise noted.


September 22, 2020

9:00 am - 10:15 am EDT

[Webcast] Untangling the Impact of Illegal Fishing in North Korean Waters

Stimson Center

The Stimson Center will host a panel discussion to explore the implications for sanctions and fisheries management featuring Jaeyoon Park from Global Fishing Watch and Sally Yozell and Jenny Town from Stimson.


September 24, 2020

9:00 am - 9:45 am EDT

[Webcast] Korea Chair "The Capital Cable" #11 with Rep. Ami Bera

Center for Strategic and International Studies

The Korea Chair of CSIS will host a special conversation with Rep. Ami Bera (D-CA), member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, where he serves as Chairman of the Subcommittee on Asia, The Pacific, and Nonproliferation. He is also Co-Chair of the Congressional Study Group on Korea to discuss the U.S.-ROK alliance, U.S. policy towards North Korea, COVID-19 challenges and much more.



October 1, 2020

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm EDT

[Webcast] Looking Toward the US Presidential Election and Its Impact on Korea and Northeast Asia Policy

The Korea Society

The Korea Society will host Daniel Russel and Susan Thorton for a discussion on the upcoming US Presidential election, with an eye to US policy implications for Korea and Northeast Asia.


October 2, 2020

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

[Webcast] Supply and Demand of Refined Oil Production in North Korea

GW Instiute for Korean Studies & North Korea Economic Forum

The North Korea Economic Forum of the GW Institute for Korean Studies will host an online discussion on the challenges for North Korea’s energy sector and their coping mechanism with David von Hippel.


October 5, 2020

9:00 am - 11:00 am EDT

[Webcast] 2nd North Korea Economic Forum Annual Conference: Current Development Trends in North Korea

GW Institute for Korean Studies and the KDI School of Public Policy and Management

The North Korea Economic Forum Annual Conference will examine the current development trends in North Korea in the areas of public infrastructure, tourism, and mobile telecommunications.


October 9, 2020

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm EDT

[Webcast] Book Talk - “Life and Culture in North Korea: Friend and North Korean Comedy Film”

Georget Washington University Institute of Korea Studies

GWIKS will host a book talk with Immanuel Kim on Life and Culture in North Korea: Friend and North Korean Comedy Film.


October 15, 2020

11:00 am - 12:30 pm EDT

[Webcast] New Views on Korean Peace Regime and Unification

The Korea Society

The Korea Society will host discussion on prospects for a peace regime and inter-Korean social integration with Frank Aum, United States Institute of Peace, Hannah Song, President & CEO at Liberty in North Korea, Rachel Minyoung Lee, former intelligence analyst for the U.S. government, and Joseph Kim, Human Freedom Initiative, George W. Bush Institute.