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.

June

June 15, 2021

9:00 am - 10:00 am EDT

[Webcast] Uniting Nations in a Divided World: Discussion with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

Korea Economic Institute of America (KEI) and The Korea Society

KEI and the Korea Society will host Secretary-General Ban for a wide-ranging discussion about his extraordinary life journey from the Korean War to becoming the top South Korean diplomat to the world’s top diplomat as UN head, the potential and limitations of the UN, and the daunting challenges facing us now.

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June 16, 2021

9:00 am - 10:30 am EDT

[Webcast] Nurturing Negotiations: How to Jumpstart and Sustain Diplomacy with North Korea

National Committee on North Korea and the East Asia Foundation

The National Committee on North Korea and the East Asia Foundation will host a discussion on the challenges and opportunities in implementing a diplomacy-forward policy on North Korea, featuring Frank Aum, Eun-jung Lim, Chung-in Moon, and Susan Thornton, with moderation by Katharine Moon.

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June 17, 2021

9:30 am - 10:30 am EDT

[Webcast] Patterns of Impunity: Human Rights in North Korea and the Role of the U.S. Special Envoy

Center for Strategic and International Studies, Korea Chairs

The CSIS Korea Chair will host a discussion with Ambassador Robert R. King on his new book, Patterns of Impunity: Human Rights in North Korea and the Role of the U.S. Special Envoy.

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June 23, 2021

12:00 pm - 12:45 pm EDT

[Webcast] Distant Comrades? North Korea and Vietnam

National Committee on North Korea & East-West Center in Washington

NCNK and the East-West Center in Washington will host a North Korea in the World webinar on North Korean relations with Vietnam, featuring featuring Mr. Khang X. Vu, doctoral candidate at Boston College.

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July

July 14, 2021

12:00 pm - 12:45 pm EDT

[Webcast] Comrades in Arms: North Korea and Syria

National Committee on North Korea and the East-West Center in Washington

NCNK and the East-West Center in Washington will host a North Korea in the World webinar on North Korean relations with Syria, featuring featuring Dr. Samuel Ramani of the University of Oxford.

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August

August 4, 2021

12:00 pm - 12:45 pm EDT

[Webcast] Exporting Revolutionary Discipline: North Korea and Guyana during the Cold War

National Committee on North Korea and East-West Center in Washington

NCNK and the East-West Center in Washington will host a North Korea in the World webinar on North Korea-Guyana relations, featuring Dr. Moe Taylor, a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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August 25, 2021

9:30 am - 10:15 am EDT

[Webcast] A Monumental Relationship: North Korea and Southern Africa

National Committee on North Korea and East-West Center in Washington

NCNK and the East-West Center in Washington will host a North Korea in the World webinar on North Korea relations with southern Africa, featuring Mr. Tycho van der Hoog, a PhD candidate at the African Studies Centre Leiden.

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