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Events and Programs

A combined list of all NKnet events and programs posted on our website. See our Facebook page for more.

2014 NKnet International Conference - speakers

International Conference: Achieving National Integration in the Aftermath of Reunification of the Korean Peninsula

NKnet is hosting an international conference on “Achieving National Integration in the Aftermath of Reunification of the Korean Peninsula” 2-6 p.m. on Wednesday, November 12, at the Seoul Press Center. English & Korean simultaneous interpretation will be provided. This international … Continue reading

Poster: 4th Annual North Korean Human Rights International Film Festival

4th Annual North Korean Human Rights International Film Festival

NKnet announces the 4th annual North Korean Human Rights International Film Festival! Friday, September 26 – Saturday, September 27, 2014 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. Indie Space in Gwanghwamun & the Seoul Museum of History Facebook event page for the … Continue reading

NKnet 2013 International Conference: Improving NKHR through the UN COI (poster)

2013 International Conference: Improving North Korean Human Rights through the UN COI

On Monday, December 9, 2013, NKnet and other groups are holding an international conference on Improving North Korean Human Rights through the UN COI at the Press Center in Seoul. On Tuesday, December 10, there are two other related events. … Continue reading

Week 6 - Dan - play icon

Video: Dan Bielefeld on Ways to Get Involved in the North Korea Human Rights Movement

Dan Bielefeld until very recently was the English-language webmaster at NKnet and helped organize our speaker series. He has also volunteered with several other North Korean human rights groups in the Washington, D.C. area and Seoul, South Korea. This talk … Continue reading

Week 6 - Joanna - play icon

Video: Joanna Hosaniak on International Society’s Role in North Korea’s Human Rights Situation

In her talk at week six of NKnet’s speaker series, Joanna Hosaniak speaks of growing up in communist Poland and then about her experiences working at Citizens’ Alliance for North Korean Human Rights in Seoul, where she currently is the … Continue reading

Week 5 - Chris Green - Youtube icon

Video: Chris Green on Information Freedom Activities in North Korea

Christopher Green is the manager of international affairs at the Daily NK, an online newspaper published in four languages that is dedicated to reporting real news from within North Korea. He spoke on the topic of “Information Freedom Activities in … Continue reading

Week 3 - Andrei Lankov still, 5m31s

Video: Andrei Lankov on Prospects of the Hereditary Succession in North Korea

Always entertaining while providing his insightful analysis, Professor Andrei Lankov spoke on “Prospects of the Hereditary Succession in North Korea” at week three of NKnet’s speaker series in Seoul. The lecture runs about 80 minutes and then he answers several … Continue reading


Video: Kang Chol Hwan on the Politics of North Korea

At age nine, Kang Chol Hwan was sent with most of his family to a political prison camp in North Korea for an unspecified “crime” by his grandfather. He was released after 10 years and later fled the country, eventually … Continue reading

"Can the NLL and Joint Fishing Zone Coexist" Seminar

Seminar Report: “Can the NLL and the West Sea Peace and Economic Cooperation Zone Coexist?”

Controversy over the Northern Limit Line (NLL, 북방한계선) has erupted again following the release of documents by South Korea’s National Security Service detailing conversations made during the 2007 summit meeting between Kim Jong Il and then-President Roh Moo Hyun. Established … Continue reading


Video: Kim Young Hwan’s Special Lecture on Secret Trip to North Korea, Ideological Conversion, Much More

A year ago at this time, activist and NKnet co-founder Kim Young Hwan and three of his colleagues were sitting in jail in China, having been arrested for their North Korean human rights work. Below is the full video of … Continue reading

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