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Human Rights Ambassadors' Dialogue: “The Role of the Special Envoy”
Date and Time:
December 15, 2020 05:00 pm ~ December 15, 2020 06:00 pm
Location:
Zoom
Speakers:
The Honorable Roberta Cohen, The Honorable Robert King, His Excellency Jung Hoon Lee, and Greg Scarlatoiu
Host Organization:

 

Description:

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Featuring:

Introductory Remarks:

The Honorable Roberta Cohen
Co-chair Emeritus, HRNK
Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Human Rights, 
U.S. Department of State

Speakers:

The Honorable Robert King
Former Special Envoy for North Korean Human Rights Issues,
U.S. Department of State
Member, Board of Directors, HRNK

His Excellency Jung Hoon Lee
Dean, Graduate School of International Studies (GSIS), Yonsei University
Former ROK Inaugural Ambassador-at-Large for North Korean Human Rights
Member, Board of Directors, HRNK

Moderator:

Greg Scarlatoiu
Executive Director, HRNK

HRNK is delighted to inaugurate our Board Speaking Series, which will feature current and former members of HRNK's Board of Directors. The three distinguished speakers will address the role of the U.S. Special Envoy for North Korean human rights and the ROK Ambassador-at-Large for North Korean human rights. The Honorable Robert King and His Excellency Jung Hoon Lee held these positions until January 2017 and September 2017, respectively. The positions have not been filled since.

The event will be open to the press and on-the-record.

The Zoom credentials will be sent to you shortly before the program. 

Please email Rosa Park, HRNK Director of Programs and Editor, at [email protected] if you have any questions or concerns.

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