Engage Korea

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” -Margaret Mead


Engage Korea helps run events on the topic How can the international community effectively engage North Korea?


Educational courses on the DPRK featuring academics and professionals with extensive knowledge about DPRK


Develop tools for NGOs working in the DPRK to perform more effectively


Transforms lessons from interdisciplinary scholarship into easily accessible form

Constructive, academic, apolitical discourse

Our vision is to cultivate a global network of students, junior scholars and practitioners who are well-informed about the DPRK, thereby creating a sustained effort for peace-building on the Korean Peninsula. We are able to generate constructive and honest discussions about how external actors can facilitate peace and help improve the human security of North Koreans.  We do not follow any political agenda, striving to be impartial, constructive, and informative.

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Learn more about relevant research and job opportunities globally

Catalyzing connections

Humanitarian volunteering positions

Learn about humanitarian volunteering positions

Help NGOs work more effectively

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Meet other like-minded scholars passionate about making a difference

Together we can make a difference!

Who is involved

Professionals who have been involved in our educational and outreach activities are former diplomats, renowned scholars, and activists on North Korea. The Engage Korea leadership committee members are graduate students in the North America , Europe, and Asia with diverse research backgrounds but with shared interests in North Korea. We have designed projects that leverage our individual talents to focus on what is truly needed.