New Yorkers rallied at the New York Public Library and the United Nations on Friday in the bitter cold to demand that the United States join the TPNW.
This RootsAction Zoom call from Wednesday January 19th is the first in a series of events promoting the release of the RootsAction Education Fund’s Foreign Policy Primer for U.S. Congressional Candidates.
– Respect life
– De-escalate the situation
– Sign the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons
Roots Action has compiled a primer for U.S. Congressional candidates on Foreign Policy.
The U.S.-based international organization Veterans For Peace has released its own assessment of the current global threat of nuclear war, ahead of the anticipated release of the Biden Administration’s Nuclear Posture Review.
Peace on the Korean Peninsula has long been a cherished wish of the Korean people for seven decades after the Korean armistice agreement. Since the breakdown of the Hanoi summit in February 2019, peace talks between the U.S. and North Korea remain at a stalemate. In March 2022, South Korea will hold a presidential election. Will the door of peace on the Korean Peninsula be reopened? Join us to hear the insights of two experts on the prospects for peace on the Korean Peninsula in 2022.
Simone Chun, Ph.D., researcher in US foreign policy in the Korean Peninsula; former Assistant Professor at Suffolk University; currently a member of Korea Peace Network, associate at Korea Policy Institute and Board of Advisors at CodePink. She will speak on the upcoming South Korean presidential election and the Korea peace movement.
Jessica J. Lee is
a Senior Research Fellow on East Asia at the Quincy Institute for
Responsible Statecraft. Her research interests include U.S. foreign
policy toward the Indo-Pacific region, with an emphasis on alliances and
North Korea. Her thirteen-year career in Washington includes positions
in the House of Representatives, a Korean American civic organization,
and consulting firms. She will discuss U.S. foreign policy goals on the
Korean Peninsula and East Asia.
Sponsored by the New England Korea Peace Campaign; moderated by Seung Hee Jeon, visiting assistant professor of Korean at Boston College and co-chair of the NEKPC.
Photo: Visitors watch the North Korea side from the Unification Observation Post in Paju, South Korea, near the border with North Korea, Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
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