Events

October 30, 2019

10:30 a.m.-noon

PAST Download Flyer

WHAT: A discussion of the new report The Human Costs and Gendered Impact of Sanctions on North Korea.

WHERE: Church Center for the United Nations, 2nd Floor, 777 United Nations Plaza, New York

SPEAKERS:

  • Henri Féron, Ph.D., Senior Fellow at the Center for International Policy
  • Kee B. Park, MD, MPH, Director of the DPRK Program at the Korean American Medical Association and Lecturer at Harvard Medical School
  • Joy Yoon, Co-founder of Ignis Community and PYSRC Director of Educational Therapy
  • Introduction by Liz Bernstein, Executive Director, Nobel Women’s Initiative
  • Moderated by Yifat Susskind, Executive Director, MADRE

Event is free and open to the media and public.


September 20, 2019

11:30 a.m.

PAST

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)

September 19, 2019

11 a.m.-noon

PAST

WHAT: Gloria Steinem Keynote Speech at Let’s DMZ

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


September 19, 2019

3:10-4:30 p.m.

PAST

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)