We, the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom – United States Section (WILPFUS), have signed the Declaration of Peace organized by World Beyond War (www.worldbeyondwar.org), a new international coalition which represents “a global non-violent movement to end war and
By Peter van den Dungen Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. … It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results. —Andrew Carnegie Since this is a strategy conference of the peace
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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