Events

May 24, 2019

1-4 p.m.

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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


March 12, 2019

10-11 A.M.

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Public Briefing: “Women Leading the Way for Peace in Korea”

Where: U.S. Capitol, H122, First St SE, Washington, DC 20004
(Enter through the South entrance on the House side)

Following on the heels of the recent U.S.-North Korea summit, we invite you to attend a public briefing featuring bold women security experts and activists who are leading the way for peace in Korea. Hear how women are stepping up their efforts to push for peace in Korea and how the U.S. Congress can lead the way for a new U.S. policy on North Korea that will improve security for everyone.

Moderator: Erica Fein of Win Without War

Speakers: Christine Ahn of Women Cross DMZ, South Korean Parliamentarian Kwon Mi-Hyuk, Nobel Peace Laureate Jody Williams, Mimi Han of National YWCA of Korea


March 13, 2019

2:30-4 P.M.

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Northeast Asian Women Lead: Peace on the Korean Peninsula”

Side Event to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)

Where: 4 West 43rd St., Social Hall, New York, NY 10036

Women Cross DMZ, Nobel Women’s Initiative, Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF), and Korean Women’s Movement for Peace will hold a civil society side event to launch a global campaign: “Korea Peace Now! Women Mobilizing to End the Korean War.” The event will provide a space for the international women’s movement to gain an increased understanding of the women-led peace campaign, and what actions they can take to support peace on the Korean Peninsula.


March 14, 2019

11 A.M. - noon

Korea Peace Now! Launch and Press Conference

Where: United Nations Correspondents Association (UNCA), United Nations Secretariat Building, 405 East 42nd St., Room S-308, New York, NY 10017

This event will feature members of the Korea campaign delegation speaking about the need to end the Korean War, negotiate a peace agreement, and women’s inclusion in the peace process. There will be time allowed for one-on-one interviews.

Moderator: Kathleen Richards, media and communications coordinator of Korea Peace Now!

Speakers: Christine Ahn of Women Cross DMZ, Mimi Han of National YWCA of Korea, Nobel Peace Laureate Jody Williams, and Kozue Akibayashi of Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom and Doshisha University