Academic exchange with DPRK involves UBC undergraduate

A delegation of students and professors is preparing to tour North Korea, South Korea and China in June this year, under a North South Dialogue Project sponsored by the Pyongyang Project, a non-profit initiative launched in 2009. The two-week trip includes visits to universities, meetings with students and academics, and sightseeing. Participants, which include at least one Canadian (UBC student Altay Otun), will be encouraged to discuss peace-building on the deeply divided Korean Peninsula. Their findings will be summarized in a memo that is projected to be sent to think tanks and host universities. Read more here.

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