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Korea Economic Institute of America Presents:

Human Rights and North Korea's Overseas Laborers: Dilemmas and Policy Challenges

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Event Date

May 12th 12:00pm - 12:00am EST

Event Description

Welcoming Remarks

2:00 pm – 2:10 pm

 

Donald Manzullo

President & CEO
Korea Economic Institute of America

 

Yeo-sang Yoon

President
Database Center for North Korean Human Rights

 

Keynote Speech

2:10 pm – 2:25 pm

 

T. Kumar

International Advocacy Director

 

Amnesty International USA

 

 

Panel I: Human Rights Conditions of

Overseas Laborers from North Korea

2:30 pm – 3:50 pm

 

Speaker:
 
Seung-Ju Lee

Researcher

Database Center for North Korean Human Rights

 

Discussant:

 

Sarah Mendelson

Senior Adviser and Director of the Human Rights Initiative
Center for Strategic and International Studies

 

Testimony by:

 

North Korean Witness

 

Moderated by:

 

Roberta Cohen
Nonresident Senior Fellow

 

Brookings Institution

 

Panel II: Policy Recommendations for Resolving the
Human Rights Violations Suffered by North Korean Migrant Workers

4:00 pm – 5:20 pm

 

Marcus Noland

Executive Vice President & Director of Studies
Peterson Institute for International Studies

 

Yeo-sang Yoon

President
Database Center for North Korean Human Rights

 

Scott Snyder
Senior Fellow for Korea Studies & Director of the Program on U.S.-Korea Policy
Council on Foreign Relations

 

Moderated by:

 

Troy Stangarone

Senior Director of Congressional Affairs and Trade

Korea Economic Institute of America 

 

 

Closing Remarks

5:20 pm – 5:30 pm

 

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