Ambassador John Everard, British Ambassador to North Korea from 2006-2008, delivers the 2013 Ra Jong-Yil Lecture in Korean Studies in the Umney Theatre, Robinson College, Tuesday 3 December, 5pm
Inside North Korea – Life, Love, and The Leader
Ambassador Everard will talk about his experiences there and about the lives both of the North Koreans he met and of the foreigners he worked with. He will illustrate his talk with photographs.
John Everard served with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office for 27 years, including as Ambassador to Belarus and later to Uruguay. His last appointment was as the UK’s Ambassador to North Korea, where he served from 2006 to 2008. In 2011 he published a book “Only Beautiful, Please” describing his experiences of the country, and from 2011-2012 he coordinated the UN Security Council Panel of Experts on sanctions on North Korea.