HanVoice and the Citizens’ Alliance for North Korean Human Rights and Refugees present: “Visions for the Future of the North Korean Human Rights Movement”, a forward-looking discussion and call to action to governments, activists, and all Canadians.
Opening with a welcoming speech from Consul General Ji-In Hong, the event will lead with a keynote speech delivered by Reverend Yoon, Chairman of the Citizens’ Alliance for North Korean Human Rights and Refugees, one of Korea’s leading NGOs on the issue.
Member of Parliament Barry Devolin will deliver a speech presenting his upcoming motion in Parliament, M-369, the first Canadian motion of its kind recognizing the plight of North Korean refugees. A lineup of panelists will follow discussing their respective visions of the future of the movement, and the unique role Canada and Canadians can take as leaders on the issue.
Panelists include Randall Baran-Chong, Executive Director – HanVoice, Mr. Suk Woo Kim, President – National Development Institute, and Pam Shime, Founding Director – Global Advocacy and Leadership Institute.
The event will be followed by a brief reception where attendees can meet fellow participants, HanVoice members, and other active Canadians. The event is free and is welcome to all of the public.
Time and Date: Saturday, 12 March 2011, 14:00-16:00
Location: Jackman Humanities Institute, University of Toronto, 170 St. George Street
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