CANCELED: Peace on the Korean Peninsula as a Human Rights Issue: War, Sanctions, and Women Peacebuilders

**NOTE: Due to the global COVID-19 situation, all side events at the 43rd session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva have been canceled. (Effective 3 March 2020 until the end of the session)

Peace on the Korean Peninsula as a Human Rights Issue: War, Sanctions, and Women Peacebuilders

WHAT: Join the members of the global women-led campaign Korea Peace Now! Women Mobilizing to End the War, Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, Commission of the Churches on International Affairs, and the World Council of Churches for a panel discussion on the link between peace and human rights, the impact of sanctions on human rights, and the role of women peacebuilders in resolving the crisis. Side Event to the United Nations Human Rights Council, 43rd session

WHERE: Room VII, Palais Des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

SPEAKERS:

  • Peter Prove, Director, Commission of the Churches on International Affairs, World Council of Churches (moderator)
  • Ewa Eriksson, former Head of Country Delegation in the DPRK for the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (retired)
  • Kevin Gray, Professor of International Relations, University of Sussex
  • Youkyoung Ko, Consultant, Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom
  • Henri Feron, Senior Fellow, Center for International Policy
  • Tomas Ojea Quintana, Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the DPRK