Engaging North Korea: Human Rights, Nuclear Weapons and a Path to Peace in the Obama Era

KPI Fellow Christine Ahn introduces the Engaging North Korea Forum

Dr. Bo-hyuk Suh, Research Professor, Ewha University, and former senior researcher at the South Korea National Human Rights Commission, makes the argument that peace be included in the category of human rights, and that the security situation with North Korea be considered in any strategy to improve human rights. View the video and transcript.

Dr. Hazel Smith, Author and Professor of Resilience and Security, Cranfield University, discusses the relation of food and nuclear weapons in the North Korean situation, the roles of China and the U.S. and the need for American proactive diplomacy. View the video and transcript.


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