Human Rights in North Korea and US Policy
Please join the US-Korea Institute at SAIS and the Sejong Society of Washington, DC for a discussion on the US government’s response to the recent UN General Assembly resolution to refer North Korean leaders to the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity.
The panel will feature Ambassador Robert King, Special Envoy for North Korean Human Rights Issues at the US State Department, Greg Scarlatoiu, Executive Director at the Committee for Human Rights in North Korea (HRNK) and Daniel Aum, Donald Wilson Fellow at the RFK Center for Justice and Human Rights and author of the report, “Crimes Against Humanity in North Korea: The Case for US Leadership and Action.” The speakers will discuss the recent UN action on human rights abuses in North Korea and shed light on the United States’ policy options, potential challenges and appropriate response to recent developments.
This event is free and open to the public. Seating is limited and granted on a first come, first serve basis. Please RSVP below.