Press conference featuring women leaders calling for an end to the Korean War and the creation of a peace process that includes women

WHAT: Press conference featuring women leaders calling for an end to the Korean War and the creation of a peace process that includes women

WHERE: Across the street from the U.S. Embassy in Gwanghwamun Plaza, South Korea

SPEAKERS:

  • Christine Ahn (Executive Director of Women Cross DMZ)
  • Kozue Akibayashi (Doshisha University/Former President of WILPF)
  • Mimi Han (Executive Board Member, The National YWCA of Korea; Vice President, World YWCA)
  • Gloria Steinem (Feminist scholar activist)
  • Moderated by Mi-kyung Han (Standing Representative, Korea Women’s Alliance)

“Women Crossing Borders: From the DMZ to the women’s peace movement”

WHAT: “Women Crossing Borders: From the DMZ to the women’s peace movement” at Let’s DMZ

WHERE: KINTEX Exhibition Center, 217-60, Kintex-ro, Ilsanseo-gu, Goyang-si, Gyeonggi-do, Korea

SPEAKERS: 

  • Christine Ahn (Executive Director of Women Cross DMZ)
  • Kozue Akibayashi (Doshisha University/Former President of WILPF)
  • Jung-soo Kim (Standing Representative, Women Making Peace)
  • Hyun Lee (US National Organizer, Women Cross DMZ)
  • Jung-ah Lee (Standing Representative, Gyeonggi Women’s Association)
  • Gloria Steinem (Feminist scholar activist)
  • Moderated by Young-mi Cho (Executive Director of Korean Women’s Movement for Peace, Chung-Ang University)

EndKoreanWar 온라인 릴레이

한반도 평화를 위한 해외동포연대(Peace Treaty Now, PTN)는 지난 주 7월 12일 국방수권법안에 한국전쟁 종식 촉구 수정안이 통과 되므로 앞으로 하원에 계류되어 있는 ‘한국전쟁 공식 종식 결의안’ (H.Res.152) 지지 확산에도 큰 탄력을 받을 것을 예상하며 오는 7월 20일 (토)부터 8월 11일 (일)까지 한국전쟁 종전 지지(#EndKoreanWar) 온라인 릴레이를 Korea Peace Now (KPW)와 함께 진행하기로 했다.

#EndKoreanWar 온라인 릴레이 운동은 누구나 손쉽게 참여할 수 있는데 아래 링크에서 손피켓을 다운해 성함과 도시를 표시하고 사진을 찍은 후 개인 메시지와 #EndKoreanWar 해시태그를 달고 트위터, 페이스북, 인스타그램에 올리고 사진은 EndKoreanWar@PeaceTreatyNow.org로 이메일을 보내면 된다.

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Women and Building Peace with North Korea

Where: Sepulveda Peace Center, 3916 Sepulveda, Culver City, California 90230

Join us for an evening of discussion about how women continue to lead the movement for peace and reconciliation and how we can build momentum to press for legislation calling for a formal end to the Korean War.

Speakers: Christine Ahn, Executive Director of Women Cross DMZ and Joy Yoon, a humanitarian worker who is one of the handful of Americans to have lived extensively in North Korea.

From Armistice to Peace: Ending the Korean War

Commemorating the 66th Anniversary of the Korean War Armistice

Where: Korean American Association of Atlanta, 5900 Brook Hollow Parkway, Norcross, GA

Public event organized by the Georgia Korea Peace Campaign.

Speakers: Representative Sam Park of the Georgia State Assembly, Dr. Yusun Chang of the Georgia Korea Peace Campaign, Lindsay Harper of GA Wand, James Woo of Asian Americans Advancing Justice, and Hyun Lee of Women Cross DMZ.

From Armistice to Peace: Ending the 70 Year Korean War

Where: The People’s Forum, 320 West 37th Street, New York, New York 10018

What now after Donald Trump crossed the DMZ on June 30th? Will North Korea give up the entirety of its nuclear weapons? Will the U.S. lift sanctions? What role is South Korea playing in the peace process? Come and hear what progressive Koreans are saying on July 25th at the People’s Forum.

On the 66th anniversary of the signing of the Korean War armistice, come and learn about the longest ongoing U.S. war—aka the “Forgotten War”—and the fight to replace the armistice with a permanent peace agreement. This event will include a film screening of Memory of Forgotten War followed by a panel discussion about the current political moment. Join us as we discuss how to engage in ongoing efforts by Korean diaspora and allies to support lasting peace on the Korean Peninsula.

Korea Peace Now! South Korean Launch, Press Conference, and Symposium

Where: Franciscan Education Center, Room 211, 9 Jungdong-gil, Jung-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea

Members of the Korean Women’s Movement for Peace will discuss the role of women working for peace on the Korean Peninsula and the future direction of the women’s peace movement. A press conference from 1-1:30 p.m. will precede the symposium.

Moderator: Misun Baek, standing representative, Korean Women’s Association United

Speakers: Young-soo Han, president, National YWCA of Korea; Seung-eun Kim, chairperson, Women Making Peace; Jeongsoo Kim, standing representative, Women Making Peace; Young-sook Cho, director, Korean Women’s Association United International Solidarity Center; Hyun Lee, US national organizer, Women Cross DMZ; Youkyoung Ko, WILPF consultant; Youngmi Cho, executive director, KWMP; Susannah Choi, director, National YWCA of Korea