Conference news: Addressing violence against women and girls in the DPRK

News of the APPGNK’s upcoming one-day conference: Addressing violence against women and girls in the DPRK 22 February 2016, The Houses of Parliament 9am – 4pm The All-Party Parliamentary Group on North Korea is pleased to announce the programme for its upcoming conference, titled Addressing Violence Against Women and Girls in the DPRK. Programme 9.00 […]

Event news: APPGNK on Sanctioning North Korea

Notice of a public event organised by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on North Korea: APPG Event: Sanctioning North Korea A talk with Andrea Berger (RUSI) and Maya Lester (Brick Court Chambers) 5pm, Monday 18th January Committee Room 11, Houses of Parliament The All-Party Parliamentary Group on North Korea invites you to attend an event titled, […]

Event news: APPG meeting and book introduction

Notice of an upcoming North Korea-related event: The All-Party Parliamentary Group will be hosting an open meeting on Monday 14th December. The event will serve two purposes. Firstly, to outline the Group’s recent business and its strategy for 2016. Secondly, to host Daniel Tudor (former Korea correspondent at the Economist) who will introduce his new […]

North Korean refugee gives testimony

Radio interview with Kim Hye Sook, an escapee from one of North Korea's prison camps, on the BBC website: http://bbc.in/lFPRlO # The testimony of concentration camp escapees before the All Party Parliamentary Group now seems to be an annual event. This year courtesy of Christian Solidarity Worldwide Michael Rank reports from the hearing in the […]

Ambassador Ja in the House of Lords

In the very same room where, nine months ago, two DPRK defectors told their stories, last night the DPRK ambassador addressed members of both Houses of Parliament and answered questions. It was disappointing that so few MPs were there1, but their absence made sure there was plenty of room for members of the public — […]

Anglo-Korean Society Annual Dinner

A reminder to members of the Anglo-Korean Society to get their cheques off to Sylvia Park soon. Deadline for cheques is 15 October. In case you’ve lost the application form, you can download it here. The details: Thursday 25th October at the House of Commons. Host: Peter Bottomley M.P. (Secretary of the Anglo-Korean Parliamentary Group) […]