Events

July 23, 2020

8pm ET / 5pm PT

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70 Years of the Korean War: Intergenerational Korean American Women’s Dialogue and Virtual Vigil

Join us as we remember the 67th anniversary of the Korean War Armistice with four Korean American women who will share their experiences with the continuing Korean War and how it has affected their lives.

Speakers: Joy Bokshin Lee Gebhard, Minju Bae, Grace Choi, Aiyoung Choi

Hosted by Korea Peace Network, Korea Peace Now! Grassroots Network, Peace Treaty Now

Watch on YouTube here.


June 25, 2020

8pm ET / 5pm PT

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Korea: The Unknown War Webinar

On the 70th anniversary of what is officially known as the start of the Korean War, preeminent Korea historian Bruce Cumings will discuss the neglected history of the unresolved war and how it continues to haunt the present.

Bruce Cumings teaches modern Korean history, international history and East Asian political economy at the University of Chicago, where he has taught since 1987 and where he is the Gustavus F. and Ann M. Swift Distinguished Service Professor and the chairman of the History Department. He is the author of The Origins of the Korean War, Korea's Place in the Sun: A Modern History, North Korea: Another Country, co-author of Inventing the Axis of Evil, and the editor of the modern volume of the Cambridge History of Korea (forthcoming). He is a frequent contributor to The London Review of Books, The Nation, Current History, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, and Le Monde Diplomatique.

Click here to register. (English to Korean interpretation will be provided.)

Hosted by Korea Peace Network, Korea Peace Now! Grassroots Network, Peace Treaty Now, Re'Generation Movement


June 1, 2020

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The coronavirus pandemic highlights the urgent need to reprioritize US foreign policy toward global cooperation and peace.

In the 70th anniversary of the unended Korean War, join hundreds of people across the country in nationally coordinated virtual advocacy meetings to urge your Member of Congress to support:

  • a peace agreement to end the Korean War
  • the lifting of sanctions for life-saving humanitarian assistance.

Register here by May 15.

Organized by Korea Peace Network, Korea Peace Now! Grassroots Network, Peace Treaty Now, and Women Cross DMZ


May 22, 2020

11:00am

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WHAT: A press conference to mark the International Women's Day for Peace and Disarmament featuring South Korean women, peace, and civil organizations calling for peace on the Korean Peninsula.

WHERE: Stairs outside of Sejong Center in Seoul, Korea on Friday May 22nd at 11am.

Moderator: Young-mi Cho, Executive Director, Korean Women's Movement for Peace

Remarks:

  • Jeongsoo KIM: Standing Representative, Women Making Peace
  • Young-soon Kim: Standing Representative, Korean Women's Association United
  • Jung-eun Park: Executive Chair, Civil Peace Forum
  • A-ran Lee: Representative, Korean Youth Action Solidarity Nalda

Solidarity Messages from International Partners:

  • Mimi Han: Vice President, World YWCA
  • Mi-kyung Han: Representative, Korea Women's Alliance

Solidarity Statement of Women, Peace & Civil Organizations:

  • Sae-min Kim: Activist, Women Making Peace
  • Hee-jin Hong: Activist, Korea Women's Alliance