Events

September 17, 2020

8:30pm-9:40pm ET

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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.

Watch and/or register here.

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

September 7, 2020

4:00PM KST

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KGFP Korea Global Forum for Peace 2020

Session: Cooperation of the Civic Sector for Peace on the Korean Peninsula

Watch on Youtube here.


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

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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