Upcoming Events

[Livestream] The ROK-US Alliance Peace Conference (in Korean and English)

December 1/2, 2020, 08:30 am to 10:30 am KST

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KDVA invites you to the "ROK-U.S. Alliance Peace Conference" to present a roadmap and tasks for establishing peace on the Korean Peninsula in conjunction with the 70th anniversary of the Korean War. Session One's topic is  "Korean War, Armistice and Tasks for the peace settlement on the Korean Peninsula" and Session Two's topic is "Challenges of the ROK-U.S. Alliance for the peace settlement on the Korean Peninsula."

[Webcast] Next Steps with North Korea with Scott Snyder

December 3, 2020, 12:00 pm EST


Council on Foreign Relations Senior Fellow and Director of the Program on U.S.-Korea Policy Scott Snyder joins Senior Director Stephen Noerper to discuss next steps on denuclearization and dialogue with North Korea post-US Presidential election. Snyder, author of South Korea at the Crossroads, weighs the likelihood of a North Korean test or other attention-grabber pre or post-inauguration, the dispositions of Washington, Seoul and Pyongyang, and the possibility of renewed talks.

[Webcast] Diplomacy, Deterrence, and Disruption: Navigating North Korea Policy in 2021

December 4, 2020, 3:00pm to 4:00pm EST


On December 4, Hudson Institute’s Chair of Asia Pacific Security, Dr. Patrick M. Cronin, will host a virtual workshop on North Korean Diplomacy, Deterrence, and Disruption. This workshop will bring together leading experts from the United States and South Korea via Zoom to discuss several critical issues on the Korean Peninsula that the United States and South Korea will need to face together after the 2020 US Presidential election.

This timely program will contribute to the debate about how the United States and South Korea should approach diplomacy with North Korea; how the allies can shore up deterrence in the months and years ahead; how to deal with disruptions like the pandemic and possible provocations like ICBM tests; and generally how US and Korean experts think about Kim Jong Un’s intentions vis-à-vis our two countries.

[Online] 2020 International Symposium on Sustainable Peace on the Korean Peninsula (in Korean and English)

December 10, 2020, 9:00 am to 6:00pm KST at Yonsei University's Baekyang Nuri Grand Ballroom


The 2020 Symposium will bring together opinion leaders from home and abroad, serving as a venue to share insights and shed light on ways to build sustainable peace on the Korean Peninsula. Coming a few weeks after the November 3 U.S. presidential election, the Symposium will facilitate an active exchange of opinions on the future of ROK-U.S. relations and the situation on the Korean Peninsula among prominent figures from Korea and abroad, including former U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Robert Gallucci. The Symposium will also be a venue for international dialogue about the best means for achieving sustainable peace on the Korean Peninsula, such as inter-Korean summits, denuclearization and a peace settlement as well as the role culture plays in building peace and creating a conducive environment. Due to unprecedented circumstances triggered by the COVID-19 outbreak, the Symposium will only be available to the public online.

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