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Album Title: Unification of the Korean Peninsula: Issues and Opportunities
Date: June 25, 2015
Location: Georgetown University Copley Formal Lounge, 37th and O Street NW, Washington, DC 20007
Description:

THE ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF

THE INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL ON KOREAN STUDIES

 

Jointly with

 

THE COMMITTEE FOR HUMAN RIGHTS IN NORTH KOREA

THE KOREA ECONOMIC INSTITUTE

THE ONE FREE KOREA FOUNDATION

THE KOREA FOUNDATION and

THE CENTER FOR SECURITY STUDIES, GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY

 

Partially funded through the generosity of the

PHILIP AND PATRICIA BILDEN ASIAN SECURITY STUDIES FUND

 

June 25-26, 2015

Georgetown University

Copley Formal Lounge, Copley Hall

37th and O Street NW, Washington, DC 20007

 

UNIFICATION OF THE KOREAN PENINSULA:

ISSUES AND OPPORTUNITIES

 

Seating is limited. RSVP is required. Please click here to RSVP. For this event, parking is best in the Southwest Garage just off of Canal Road. 

 

For those who cannot attend this conference it will be live streamed at this linkand will also be recorded for future access.  The conference agenda is below.

 

June 25, 2015, Thursday

 

08:15 AM                         Registration Opens

08:45 - 09:00 AM             Opening Remarks

 

Speakers            

Dr. Bruce E. Bechtol, Jr., President

International Council of Korean Studies and Angelo State University

 

Professor David Maxwell, Associate Director,

Center for Security Studies, Georgetown University

 

Mr. Greg Scarlatoiu, Executive Director

Committee for Human Rights in North Korea

 

Dr. Mark Tokola, Vice President

Korea Economic Institute of America

 

09:00 AM – 11:15 AM   Panel I. Human Rights in North Korea: The Impact on Unification

 

Moderator          

Dr. Douglas Streusand, Professor, Marine Corps University

 

Papers                  

"Internal Security Issues and Human Rights in North Korea"

Mr. Robert Collins, Committee for Human Rights in North Korea

 

 

"Human Security in North Korea"

Mr. Greg Scarlatoiu, Executive Director, Committee for Human Rights in North Korea

 

“Post-Unification Human Rights and Humanitarian Concerns”

Ms. Roberta Cohen, Brookings Institution and Co-Chair, Committee for Human Rights in North Korea

 

Discussants        

Ms. Rosa Park, Committee for Human Rights in North Korea

Dr. Terence J. Roehrig, U.S. Naval War College

 

11:30 - 12:45 PM  Luncheon and Luncheon Speech

 

“Security and Unification Issues on the Korean Peninsula”

General John H. Tilelli, USA (Ret.) Co-Chairman

Council on U.S.-Korean Security Studies (U.S. Council)

 

Introduced by Dr. Bruce E. Bechtol, Jr.,

ICKS President and Professor, Angelo State University

 

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Panel II: Future Shape of Korea’s Economy

 

Moderator          

Dr. Soon Paik, U.S. Department of Labor (Ret.) and Professor, Washington University of Virginia and ICKS

 

Papers 

"Korean Unification and the Financial System"

Mr. Bradley Babson, US-Korea Institute

 

"Energy and the Environment: Challenges to a Post-Unification

Economic Recovery"

Mr. Troy Stangarone, Korea Economic Institute of America

 

“DPRK Agriculture - Recent Developments and Prospects after Unification”

Dr. W. Randall Ireson, Rural Development Solutions

 

Discussants        

Dr. Mark Manyin, Senior Fellow, Congressional Research Service

Dr. Hugo Kim, Professor, Washington University of Virginia and ICKS

 

 

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM   Panel III: The Major Powers and Korean Unification

 

Moderator         

Dr. Patrick Cronin, Senior Advisor and Senior Director

Asia-Pacific Security Program, Center for New American Security

 

Papers 

"China and the Korean Peninsula: Why the problems?"

Mr. Gordon G. Chang, Forbes.com

 

"Japan’s role in Korean Unification"

Mr. James R. Kendall, Sasakawa Peace Foundation, USA

 

"The North Korean threat to the USA and Unification"

Dr. Bruce E. Bechtol Jr., Angelo State University

 

Discussant          

Dr. Andrew Scobell, Senior Fellow, RAND Corporation Washington

Dr. Jong O. Ra, Professor, Hollins University and Virginia Tech

 

 

June 26, 2015, Friday

 

9:30 AM – 11:30 AM                Panel IV: Planning for a Unified Korea

 

Moderator          

Dr. Jai P. Ryu, President, One Korea Foundation and

Professor Emeritus, Loyola University of Maryland

 

Papers

 

"Unification Options and Scenarios"

Professor David Maxwell, Georgetown University

 

"Engagement and Coercion: Finding the Right Combination for the DPRK"

Dr. Tara O, Pacific Forum CSIS

 

“Government and Security in a Unified Korea”

Mr. Sungmin Cho, Georgetown University

 

Discussants        

Dr. Bruce Bechtol, Angelo State University

Dr. Hang Yul Rhee, Professor, Shepherd University (Retired)

 

 

11:45 – 12:00 PM              Closing Remarks

 

Speakers            

Dr. Bruce E. Bechtol, Jr., President

International Council of Korean Studies and Angelo State University

 

Dr. Mark Tokola, Vice President

Korea Economic Institute of America

 

Mr. Greg Scarlatoiu, Executive Director

Committee for Human Rights In North Korea

 

David Maxwell, Associate Director, Center for Security Studies,

Georgetown University

 

12:00 PM             End of the Conference

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2. Restrictions on freedom of movement, affecting women in particular, as evidenced in sexual violence, human trafficking, and arbitrary detention. 

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The Parallel Gulag: North Korea's
David Hawk with Amanda Mortwedt Oh
Oct 26, 2017

이 책에서 데이비드 호크(David Hawk)는 이전에는 본 적 없던 추정되는 그리고 확인된 노동 교화 수용소의  모습을 제공합니다. 그는 안전부(현 인민보안성)가 통제하는 감옥 네트워크에 대해 밝히고 있습니다. 이러한 폭로는 2014년 유엔 북한인권 조사위원회(COI)가 묘사했던 것보다 더 만연한 수준의 고통을 보여주고 있습니다. 이 노동 수용소가 “일반적인 감옥”이라고 묘사됨에도 불구하고, 이곳에 갇힌 이들의 처우 중 “일반적인” 것은 아무것도 없습니다. 수감자와 정치범 처우 사이에 다른 점은 단지 “정도의 차이일 뿐 원칙적으로는 같습니다. 강제 노동과 의도적인 굶주림, 부족한 의료, 열악한 위생 상태를 결합한 정책은 매년 수천 명의 수감자들의 죽음을 낳고 있습니다.”

North Korea Camp No. 25 Update 2
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Sep 16, 2016

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