Event: North Korea’s Hidden Revolution: How the Information Underground is Transforming a Closed Society

Jieun Baek, a Ph.D. candidate in Public Policy at the University of Oxford, will address the All-Party Parliamentary Group on North Korea on November 2nd at 17:00 in Committee Room 11, the Houses of Parliament. Jieun Baek is the author of North Korea’s Hidden Revolution: How the Information Underground is Transforming a Closed Society (which will …

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A Letter to North Korea’s Exiles

What more is there to say about the Government of North Korea, a regime that wantonly starves, enslaves, impoverishes, and exterminates its population to maintain the legitimacy and rule of a system? To suffer for one’s family or for one’s cause is one matter. But to suffer for the Supreme Leader-centred system: that is another …

APPG Event: Breaking North Korea’s Information Blockade

On May 19th, the All-Party Parliamentary Group on North Korea will host an event in partnership with No Chain, titled Breaking North Korea's Information Blockade. We will hear from North Korean exile, Jung Gwang Il, who will talk about his organisation's role in smuggling information into North Korea and the methods that North Koreans use to access foreign …

Violence against Women and Girls & the Sustainable Development Goals

On the 27th April, Fiona Bruce MP, Co-Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on North Korea, spoke briefly at a Westminster Hall debate on Violence against Women and Girls and the Sustainable Development Goals. Fiona noted:   I congratulate the hon. Gentleman on securing this debate. Will he join me in condemning the state-sanctioned violence against …

Remembering North Korea’s Forgotten Women

As we mark International Women’s Day, I am minded to reflect upon the recent conference in the House of Commons hosted by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on North Korea, of which I am Co-Chair. Titled Addressing Violence against Women and Girls in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, the conference looked to a forgotten corner of Asia and a forgotten group of …

Roundup: APPG Conference on VAWG in North Korea

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on North Korea extends its thanks to those who were able to attend and participate in Monday's conference, titled Addressing Violence Against Women and Girls in the DPRK. Papers delivered on the day will be collated and published in due course. Please visit the website of our sponsor, Human Atlas, for photos from …

APPG Conference: Programme and Speakers Announced

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on North Korea is pleased to announce the programme for its upcoming conference, titled Addressing Violence Against Women and Girls in the DPRK. The conference is now fully-booked, but if you wish to be placed on the waiting list, please email: jamesburtappg@gmail.com