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Korea Economic Institute of America Presents:

The North Korea Human Rights Act: A Decade Later

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Event Date

October 17th 12:00pm - 12:00am EST

Event Description

9:30 am – 9:45 am Registration 
 

9:45am-10:00am Opening Remarks 

Donald A. Manzullo 
President & CEO
Korea Economic Institute of America

Greg Scarlatoiu 
Executive Director
Committee for Human Rights in North Korea
 

10:00am-11:15am  Panel I | The North Korea Human Rights Act of 2004 

Presenters:

Robert King 
An Update on International Efforts to Address North Korean Human Rights 
Special Envoy for North Korean Human Rights Issues 
U.S. Department of State

Doug Anderson 
The Creation of the North Korea Human Rights Act of 2004 
General Counsel to the Committee on Foreign Affairs
U.S. House of Representatives

Jo Jinhye 
North Koreans in the USA: In Search of Their American Dream 
North Korean Escapee and U.S. Citizen Executive Director of NKUSA 
 

Moderator:

Troy Stangarone 
Senior Director of Congressional Affairs and Trade
Korea Economic Institute of America 
 

11:15am-12:30pm  Panel II | Looking Forward 

Presenters:

Roberta Cohen 
Protecting North Korean Refugees 
Nonresident Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy
The Brookings Institution

Nathaniel Kretchun 
Bringing Down North Korea's Information Firewall 
Associate Director
InterMedia

Greg Scarlatoiu 
U.S. North Korean Human Rights Act: The Next Decade 
Executive Director
Committee for Human Rights in North Korea

Moderator: 

Linda Butcher 
Director of Media Relations & Public Affairs
Korea Economic Institute of America

Lunch | "Exodus out of North Korea" 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm 

A Channel A (South Korea) Production 
Remi Winner

47th Annual Worldfest-Houston International Film Festival As we approach the 10th anniversary of the North Korea Human Rights Act, please join KEI and the Committee for Human Rights in North Korea (HRNK) for an important discussion on the original intent behind the Act, its impact on the human rights situation in North Korea, and the challenges ahead for improving the human rights situation for all North Koreans.