Honoring Outstanding Contributions to Korean Unification: Inteck Seo

Honoring Outstanding Contributions to Korean Unification: Inteck Seo

The task of leading the largest coalition of civil society organizations in South Korea in advancing the lofty goal of Korean reunification may feel daunting to most people. However, Inteck Seo is a South Korean who has taken up the tremendous responsibility and...
Entrepreneur Program Fosters Big Dreams for North Korean Defectors

Entrepreneur Program Fosters Big Dreams for North Korean Defectors

“There’s an African proverb, ‘If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.’ Our destination is not a short distance. As a community of North Korean defectors, we are aiming for unification. Therefore, we should build a strong foundation by...
A Future in Flowers: A North Korean Defector’s Story of Hope

A Future in Flowers: A North Korean Defector’s Story of Hope

“A florist is not just a person who makes pretty flower arrangements…” Technical Skills Training Offers A Path to Economic Stability for North Korean Defectors “A florist is not just a person who makes pretty flower arrangements. A florist should be...
A Spirit of Solidarity in Korean Reunification Efforts

A Spirit of Solidarity in Korean Reunification Efforts

Action for Korea United (AKU) recently celebrated the opening of their Japanese branch in Tokyo, which represents a key milestone in drawing regional support for the peaceful reunification of the Korean peninsula. Eiko Kawasaki and Kenneth Bae were among the prominent...
A Glimpse into North Korea: Father Hammond’s Story

A Glimpse into North Korea: Father Hammond’s Story

Few people get a glimpse into the obscure lives of North Korean citizens, but Father Jerry Hammond of Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers is a rare exception. He has traveled to North Korea 58 times throughout his life on humanitarian missions to provide treatment for...