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Shifting from “Security” to “Peace” in Korea

Online Webinar

Webinar with Dr. Han S Park   Why have the US and North Korea been at war for 70 years?   How do we get to peace? What makes us truly secure?   Join this webinar with Dr. Han S Park on the need for [...]

Korea: The Unknown War. Prof. Bruce Cumings

Online Webinar

On the 70th anniversary of what is officially known as the start of the Korean War, preeminent Korea historian Bruce Cumings will discuss the neglected history of the unresolved war and how it continues to haunt the present. Bruce Cumings teaches modern Korean history, international [...]

The Past, Present and Future: Women’s Role in Advancing Peace in Korea

Online Event

To mark the 20th anniversary of the historic passage of UN Security Council Resolution 1325, the Korea Peace Now! campaign is hosting a roundtable on the role of women in advancing peace on the Korean Peninsula. Speakers will include: Madeleine Rees, Secretary General, WILPF Suzy [...]

For Peace in Korea, No More War Drills!

Online Event

Webinar on the 60-plus year history of the costly and provocative annual US-ROK combined military exercises, and why it’s critical to end them to achieve peace on the Korean Peninsula Registration link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_j9nn-Z2RTUOHPIXPzmH7Rw Speakers Wooksik Cheong, Director of Peace Network (South Korea) Catherine Killough, Advocacy [...]

What Next for Peace in Korea?

Online Event

The Biden administration has not fully engaged with Korea peace issues, but the initial signs are worrisome, wrote Timothy Shorrock in The Nation on February 15.  What is the status of inter-Korean peace talks, of US-South Korean war games, and of the regional situation with the US, [...]

End the Travel Ban to North Korea

Online Event

Since 2017, US citizens have been restricted from traveling to North Korea. The ban prevents Korean Americans from visiting their family members in North Korea, hinders humanitarian organizations from delivering critical assistance, and obstructs US citizens from engaging in people-to-people exchanges and peace-building efforts. This is yet another tragic cost of the unresolved 70-year-old Korean War. Please join us on June 23 for an online [...]