Events

February 18, 2021

8pm ET

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For Peace in Korea No More War Drills!

Speakers:

  • Wooksik Cheong, Director of Peace Network (South Korea)
  • Catherine Killough, Advocacy and Leadership Coordinator of Women Cross DMZ (US)
  • Jovanni Reyes, Member Coordinator of About Face: Veterans Against War (US)

Moderator: Ann Wright, Retired U.S. Army Colonel, Former US Diplomat, and Coordinator of the Korea Peace Campaign of Veterans For Peace

Description: 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.

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Sponsoring organizations: Civil Peace Forum; Korea Peace Campaign of Veterans for Peace; Korea Peace Network;Korea Peace Now! Grassroots Network; Korean Women’s Movement for Peace; Peace Treaty Now; South Korean Committee on June 15th Joint Declaration; Women Cross DMZ; and Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom


December 14, 2020

8 pm ET

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Militarization, Killer Robots, and the Korean Peninsula: The Case for Peace

Join the transnational feminist campaign Korea Peace Now! for this discussion about killer robots in South Korea: what they are, why you should care, and how ending the Korean War can help stop them.

Speakers:

Simultaneous interpretation in Korean and English will be provided.

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October 27, 2020

7:30-8:45pm ET

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

October marks the 20th anniversary of the historic passage of UNSCR 1325, which set forth a framework mandating women’s meaningful inclusion in peace processes. To celebrate this landmark anniversary, and remind governments of their responsibility to the Women, Peace and Security agenda, the Korea Peace Now! campaign is hosting a roundtable on the role of women in advancing peace on the Korean Peninsula. This event will be in English and Korean.

Speakers:

  • Madeleine Rees, Secretary General, WILPF
  • Suzy Kim, Professor, Rutgers University
  • Hyun-Sook Lee, Honorary representative, Women’s Forum for Peace and Diplomacy
  • Christine Ahn, Executive Director, Women Cross DMZ; International Coordinator, Korea Peace Now!
  • Ambassador Youngsook Cho, ROK Ambassador of Gender Equality

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September 17, 2020

8:30pm-9:40pm ET

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Women's Participation in the Peace Process

2020 marks the 25th anniversary of the adoption of the Beijing Platform for Action and also the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the U.N. Security Council Resolution 1325. The importance of women's participation in peace and security is increasing around the world. In accordance with international norms on ex. gender equality, efforts for women's participation in establishing a peace regime on the Korean Peninsula need to be made. This session will discuss promoting women's participation in the region, country, parliament and National Assembly level, women’s role in peace making process, share domestic and international cases and deliberate the meaning and role of women's participation in the U.S. and Korean civil society.

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Speakers:

  • Christine Ahn, Executive Director, Women Cross DMZ
  • Jacqueline O’Neill, Ambassador for Women, Peace, and Security, Government of Canada
  • Jeongsoo Kim, Standing Representative, Women Making Peace
  • Jan Schakowsky, Congresswoman, U.S. Congress
  • Jaejung Lee, National Assembly Member, National Assembly of Republic of Korea
  • Junga Lee, Standing Representative, Gyeonggi Women’s Association United

Moderator:

  • Youngmi Cho, Executive Director, Korean Women’s Movement for Peace Research Professor, Chung-Ang University