South Korea

Urgent Need for Diplomacy in Korea

August 21, 2015 Dear President Obama: We at the Korea Policy Institute urge you to act swiftly to seek a peaceful resolution to current hostilities

Women Cross DMZ for “A Different Future, A Different Possibility for Korea”

Women Cross DMZ for “A Different Future, A Different Possibility for Korea” An Interview with Christine Ahn* By Paul Liem** | May 15, 2015 The

KPI Advisor Bruce Cumings Interview: “Washington has always preferred Tokyo over Seoul”

University of Chicago Professor and KPI Advisory Board member Bruce Cumings recently conducted an interview via email with the Hankyoreh’s Washington correspondent, discussing the recent

2015 Jeju Film and Speaking Tour

In April 2015, the Korea Policy Institute helped to coordinate a speaking tour and film exhibition on the 8 year struggle in Jeju island to

Korean A-Bomb Survivors of Hiroshima Speak Out at the United Nations

KPI | May 9, 2015  The 2015 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) is meeting at

Opinion: Continuing the Centennial Work of Women and Citizen Diplomacy in Korea

  By Christine Ahn | May 4, 2015 [Originally published by IPS, NEW YORK, April 28, 2015] Christine Ahn is the International Coordinator of Women

Sewol Ferry Families Still Wait for Answers One Year Later

KPI | April 23, 2015 A year has passed since the tragic April 16th, 2014 sinking of the Sewol Ferry in South Korea, which left

Anatomy of a Hatchet Job: Regarding Women Cross DMZ in CNN’s Situation Room

By Gregory Elich* | April 20, 2015 [Originally published by MRZine | April 11, 2015] A television news program opens with a clip of marching

The Unending Korean War: W.E.B Du Bois, Ko Un, and the Women’s Peace Walk

By John R. Eperjesi* | April 20, 2015 [Originally published by TheWorldPost | April 15, 2015] May 24, 2015 is International Women’s Day for Disarmament.

Chingusai: Fighting Seoul City Hall for Gay Human Rights

An Interview with Chingusai General Secretary Lee Jeong Geol By Dae Han Song* | February 26, 2015 Dae-Han Song visited the offices of Chingusai (“Between