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  • Jul 30 / 2016
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North America

United States : Assistant Secretary Robinson Travel to the Republic of Korea, Burma, and California

Assistant Secretary for Conflict and Stabilization Operations David Robinson will travel to Asia and California from June 18-28, including visits to Seoul, several locations in Burma, and San Francisco. From June 20-21, he will participate in the 6th Annual Meeting of the Global Network of Responsibility to Protect (R2P) Focal Points Conference in Seoul, including [...]

  • Jul 06 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

Seoul-Tokyo deal on wartime sex slaves cannot be viewed as treaty: lawyers

SEOUL, Jan. 12 (Yonhap) — The recent deal between South Korea and Japan over Tokyo’s sexual enslavement of Korean women during World War II cannot be viewed as a binding treaty as it was not a written agreement, a progressive lawyers’ group said Tuesday. The Lawyers for a Democratic Society said there was no exchange of notes [...]

  • Jun 29 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific, North America

North Korea, Under UN Scrutiny, Turns to H-Bomb ‘Scare Tactic’

North Korea, Under UN Scrutiny, Turns to H-Bomb ‘Scare Tactic’ Brian Padden December 11, 2015 12:42 AM SEOUL- On the same day that the United Nations met to discuss North Korea’s systematic human rights violations this week, Kim Jong Un boasted that his country has developed a hydrogen bomb. Long-time North Korea watchers say the [...]

  • Feb 16 / 2015
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Asia-Pacific

외교 韓 · 美 ‘북한 인권 개선’ 국제공조 적극 나선다

외교 韓 · 美 ‘북한 인권 개선’ 국제공조 적극 나선다 기사입력 2014-09-24 11:05 한·미외교장관 공동노력 합의 북, “내정간섭”반발 가능성도 제 69차 유엔총회가 북한 인권을 둘러싼 ‘한 판의 외교 전쟁터’가 될 것이라는 예상이 현실화되고 있다. 포문은 한국과 미국이 함께 열었다. 한미 양국은 23일(현지시각) 오전 북한 인권 고위급 행사를 앞두고 한미외교장관회담에서 먼저 북한 인권에 대해 입을 맞췄다. [...]

  • Feb 16 / 2015
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Asia-Pacific

연세대, ‘북한인권과 국제사회’ 학술회의 개최

연세대, ‘북한인권과 국제사회’ 학술회의 개최 【서울=뉴시스】박성환 기자 = 연세대학교 북한연구원(원장 김용호)은 25일 오후 1시30분 연세대 김대중도서관 컨벤션홀에서 ‘북한인권과 국제사회: UN의 역할과 보호책임’을 주제로 국제학술회의를 개최한다. 이번 국제학술회의에는 북한 인권을 연구하는 해외 학자들과 관련 국제 NGO 관계자가 참석해 한국 학자들과 함께 북한인권 문제를 분석하고, 이에 대한 UN의 역할과 나아가 북한에의 R2P 적용가능성을 논의할 예정이다. For full [...]

  • Feb 16 / 2015
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Asia-Pacific

[오피니언] 포럼 게재 일자 : 2014년 12월 08일(月) 국가의 품격 높일 ‘해외파병法’

  [오피니언] 포럼 게재 일자 : 2014년 12월 08일(月) 국가의 품격 높일 ‘해외파병法’ 구본학 / 한림국제대학원대 교수·국제학   ‘국군의 해외파견활동 참여에 관한 법률안’이 지난주 국회 국방위원회를 통과한 이후 사회 일각에서 폐기 주장이 나돌고 있다. 하지만 이번 법률안이 제정될 경우 기존의 유엔평화유지활동(PKO) 참여에 더해 국군의 해외파견이 훨씬 더 수월해지게 된다. 과거 경제·군사적으로 국제사회의 도움을 받던 국가에서 [...]

  • Jul 18 / 2012
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Asia-Pacific

‘Korea needs to focus on specialized aid’

  National ‘Korea needs to focus on specialized aid’ Shin Hyon-hee (heeshin@heraldm.com) 692 words 18 July 2012 The Korea Herald KORHER English (c) 2012 The Korea Herald   Travel writer and relief worker Han Bi-ya, called on the Korean government on Tuesday to shift its foreign aid policy to a more specialized, grant-based approach. She [...]

  • Oct 17 / 2011
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Asia-Pacific, North America

Harper charts a course for Canada; While he has many foreign policy critics, the prime minister has found his point on Canada’s diplomatic compass, writes Colin Robertson

Harper charts a course for Canada; While he has many foreign policy critics, the prime minister has found his point on Canada’s diplomatic compass, writes Colin Robertson Colin Robertson Ottawa Citizen 1318 words 17 October 2011 Postmedia News CWNS English Copyright © 2011 Canwest News Service   Argue with the taxonomy, but there are essentially [...]

  • May 08 / 2007
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North America

STATE DEPARTMENT CONDUCTS DAILY PRESS BRIEFING, MAY 8

  STATE DEPARTMENT CONDUCTS DAILY PRESS BRIEFING, MAY 8 6714 words 8 May 2007 US Fed News INDFED English © Copyright 2007. Hindustan Times. All rights reserved.   WASHINGTON, May 8 — The U.S. Department of State issued the following transcript of the daily press briefing: Sean McCormack, Spokesman TRANSCRIPT: 12:15 p.m. EDT MR. MCCORMACK: [...]

  • Sep 27 / 2006
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Europe

South Korean FM moves to cement lead in race for UN chief

South Korean FM moves to cement lead in race for UN chief GA 776 words 27 September 2006 20:20 Agence France Presse AFPR English Copyright Agence France-Presse, 2006 All reproduction and presentation rights reserved.   NEW YORK, Sept 27, 2006 (AFP) – South Korea’s foreign minister sought Wednesday to cement his front-runner status in the [...]