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Watch Gloria Steinem, Jody Williams, & Rep. Barbara Lee Discuss Peace in Korea

Last week, we had the opportunity to gather with Gloria Steinem, Jody Williams, Congresswoman Barbara Lee, and others to celebrate the 5th anniversary of our historic DMZ crossing to call for peace on the Korean Peninsula.  We came together to reflect on and celebrate our achievements in the last five years, but also to gather […]

WATCH: Pandemic, War and Sanctions in a Divided Korea Webinar

This webinar on April 16, 2020, examined how the un-ended Korean War, division, and sanctions impact North and South Korea’s efforts against coronavirus. Speakers included Dr. Kee Park, Harvard Neurosurgeon; Director of the North Korea Program of the Korean American Medical Association, and Ko You-kyoung, Consultant, Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom and Korea […]

Letter to Minister Champagne to Repeal Canadian UniIateral Economic and Political Sanctions

Dear Minister Champagne: Warm greetings to you from Mennonite Central Committee Canada, the Nobel Women’s Initiative, and The United Church of Canada. We write to express appreciation for the leadership your government is demonstrating in response to the unprecedented challenges presented by the global COVID-19 pandemic. Specifically, we applaud your government’s support of United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres’s […]

WATCH: COVID, Sanctions, and North Korea Virtual Hill Briefing

Humanitarian, medical, and policy experts weigh in on what we know and don’t know about COVID-19 in North Korea, how the US-led sanctions regime impacts regular people on the ground, and why we should be rethinking US-DPRK relations in light of the global pandemic. Introduction: Rep. Ilhan Omar Speakers:Elizabeth Beavers, Women Cross DMZ (moderator)Henri Feron, […]

Korea Peace Now! Events Impacted by COVID-19

Due to the emerging global health crisis posed by the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, several Korea Peace Now! events have been canceled or postponed. This includes the Human Rights Council side event “Peace on the Korean Peninsula as a Human Rights Issue: War, Sanctions, and Women Peacebuilders” (scheduled for March 5, 2020 in Geneva), the Commission […]