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Korea Club with An Chanil
Date and Time:
November 16, 2015 06:31 pm ~ November 16, 2015 09:00 pm
Location:
Woo Lae Oak Korean Restaurant 8240 Leesburg Pike, Vienna, VA 22182
Speakers:
An Chanil
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Korea Club with Dr. Chanil An


Monday | November 16, 2015
6:30 pm–9:00 pm


 

 

North Korea and North Korean Human Rights

after the Seventh Workers' Party Congress

 

 

 

Guest Speaker:

 

Dr. Chanil An

President of the North Korea Research Center

 

Woo Lae Oak Korean Restaurant
8240 Leesburg Pike
Vienna, VA 22182

 


The Korea Club met on Monday, November 16, 2015 for an event featuring Chanil An, who will give a presentation entitled "North Korea and NorthKorean Human Rights after the Seventh Workers' Party Congress."

 

Dr. Chanil An is President of the North Korea Research Center in Seoul,Korea. He received his B.A. in Political Science and Diplomacy from KoreaUniveristy. He also graduated with an M.A. in Political Science from KoreaUniversity. Having escaped North Korea in 1979, he became the first NorthKorean defector ever to receive his Ph.D. from South Korea (political science, Konkuk University).

 

Dr. An worked at the National Intelligence Service. He also served as a member of the Political Advisory Committee on the Ministry of National Defense. He is Adjunct Professor in the Department of Political Science at Chung-Ang University, and has served as President of the World Federation of North KoreanRefugees (WINK). Dr. An has also served as Vice-Chairman of the North Korean Human Rights & Abductees Committee of the Saenuri Party, South Korea.

 

Dr. An serves on the Advisory Committee of the National Unification Advisory Council, as a member of the Advisory Committee on the National Human Rights Commission of Korea, and as a member of the Advisory Committee of the International Law Enforcement Coalition.

 

 

 


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