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Inaugural Fred Ikle Lecture
Date and Time:
February 19, 2016 04:30 pm ~ February 19, 2016 06:00 pm
Location:
Center for Strategic and International Studies 1616 Rhode Island Avenue, NW, Washington D.C. 20036 Second Floor Conference Center
Speakers:
Justice Michael Kirby and Dr. Roberta Cohen
Host Organization:

 

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The Committee for Human Rights in North Korea (HRNK) ​cordially invites you to:
The Inaugural Fred Iklé Lecture

Friday, February 19, 2016
4:30p.m. – 6:00p.m.
 
Center for Strategic and International Studies
1616 Rhode Island Avenue, NW, Washington D.C. 20036
Second Floor Conference Center

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Featuring: Justice Michael Kirby
Former Chair, UN Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in North Korea

Introductory Remarks: HRNK Co-chair Emeritus Roberta Cohen

Please join HRNK for our first annual lecture celebrating the legacy of the late Dr. Fred C. Iklé, former HRNK Board member. Fifteen years after its founding, HRNK continues to be a strong organization with a record of original research and well-received publications on North Korean human rights in no small part because of Dr. Iklé’s ideas, passion, and reputation.
 
RSVPs are required. Please RSVP to Rosa Park, HRNK Director of Programs,
​at rosapark@hrnk.org by Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Buffet and open bar will be provided at the event. 

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