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North Korean Human Rights: The Road Ahead
Date and Time:
February 17, 2015 08:30 am ~ February 17, 2015 04:30 pm
Center for Strategic and International Studies 1616 Rhode Island Avenue, NW, Washington D.C. 20036 Second Floor Conference Center
Michael Kirby, Marzuki Darusman, Sonja Biserko, Robert King, Jung-Hoon Lee, Kurt Campbell, Blaine Harden, Moon Soo Kim, Gap-je Cho, and Barbara Demick
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The CSIS Office of the Korea Chair, the Committee for Human Rights in North Korea, the George W. Bush Institute, and the Yonsei University Center for Human Liberty invite you to a special conversation:

North Korean Human Rights:
The Road Ahead

Tuesday, February 17, 2015
8:30 AM-4:30 PM

Second Floor Conference Center
Center for Strategic and International Studies
1616 Rhode Island Avenue, NW, Washington D.C. 20036


Join us for an unprecedented gathering of policy makers, opinion leaders, and stakeholders on the topic of North Korean human rights. The gathering aims to carry forward the momentum created by the United Nations Commission of Inquiry report and subsequent UN action. A distinguished assembly of speakers will gather at CSIS, including:


Michael Kirby
Chair, United Nations Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in North Korea
Former Justice of the Australian High Court

Marzuki Darusman
United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in the DPRK
Member, United Nations Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in North Korea

Sonja Biserko
President, Helsinki Committee for Human Rights in Serbia
Member, United Nations Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in North Korea

Robert King
Special Envoy for North Korean Human Rights Issues, U.S. Department of State

Jung-Hoon Lee
Ambassador for Human Rights, Republic of Korea

Kurt Campbell
President and CEO, The Asia Group
Former Assistant Secretary for East Asia and Pacific Affairs

Blaine Harden
Journalist and Author of "Escape from Camp 14"

Moon Soo Kim
Chairman, Saenuri Party Political Reform Committee
Former Governor of Gyeonggi Province


Gap-je Cho
Author & former Editor-in-Chief and CEO, Monthly Chosun

To RSVP for this conference, please email KoreaChair@csis.org by no later than February 11, 2014. RSVPs are required.

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