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Unlocking the Entrepreneurship of North Korean Refugees

July 20, 2022

Blog Post

After risking their lives to reach the South, many North Koreans are daunted by the hyper-competitive market environment. But help is at hand.

Downtown Seoul at night 

The Asia Foundation Organizes Session on Regional Perspectives on the State of the Korean Peninsula

September 1, 2021

News Post

Despite many decades of efforts by Korea, the U.S., and other world leaders, the future of North Korea and its relationship with the rest of the world remains uncertain and unresolved. New perspectives are needed, and The Asia Foundation hosted the session “Asian Views on Peace and Stability of the Korean Peninsula,” which brought together regional… Read more

 

Virtual Event – North Korean Refugee Entrepreneurs in South Korea: Unveiling Korea’s Hidden Potential

Berkeley, CA, Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Events Post

4:00 PM Pacific Seventy-five years after the onset of Asia’s Cold War, the world remains focused on the geopolitics of inter-Korean relations. Meanwhile, an emerging community of more than 33,000 refugees from North Korea currently live in South Korea; half aspiring to become entrepreneurs. Despite the potential insight the refugee community could… Read more

 

Virtual Event – Insights from North Korean Refugee Entrepreneurs

Washington, DC, Thursday, February 4, 2021

Events Post

Seventy-five years after the onset of Asia’s Cold War, the world remains focused on the geopolitics of inter-Korean relations. Meanwhile, an emerging community of more than 33,000 refugees from North Korea currently live in South Korea; half aspire to become entrepreneurs. Despite the potential insight the refugee community could offer, there is in… Read more

 

Will North Korea Denuclearize?

Berkeley, CA, Thursday, September 12, 2019

Events Post

4:30 pm – 6:00 pm  U.C. Berkeley Campus, Doe Library, Room 180 Han Sung-Joo, former Asia Foundation grantee, ambassador to the United States and Korean foreign minister will speak at The University of California, Berkeley’s Institute of East Asia Studies on September 12. After the failure of Hanoi U.S.-North Korea summit held in February this… Read more

Korea scene 

National Security and Foreign Relations with North Korea: A South Korean Perspective

Berkeley, CA, Thursday, June 20, 2019

Events Post

3:30pm – 6:00pm Morrison Library, Doe Library, 101 Library Ct, Berkeley, CA 94720.  A bipartisan delegation of members of South Korea’s 20th National Assembly will visit UC Berkeley this summer to discuss South Korea’s engagement policy toward North Korea. Led by Chung-in Moon, special advisor to the President of South Korea on policy regardin… Read more