Lhadon Tethong 2019 Democracy Award Acceptance Remarks
Thank you, Representative Suozzi, and thank you to the National Endowment for Democracy for this incredible honor. In June 1989, I was 13 years old, watching coverage of the students protesting in Tiananmen...
China’s Repression Model: Tiananmen, Today, Tomorrow
12:00 PM - 02:30 PM
Key policy makers, activists, and experts will discuss the urgent need to confront and counter the brutal persecution of Uyghurs, Tibetans, and Chinese Christians, as well as how to challenge the spread of China’s Repression Model within and beyond its borders.
Beyond Pyongyang: Connecting with the People of North Korea
08:30 AM - 12:00 PM
NED hosted a discussion of recent developments featuring the insights of key policy makers and experts in U.S. – DPRK relations, as well as the recipients of NED’s 2018 Democracy Award. These activists discussed how exposure to and engagement with the outside world is changing North Korea from the inside, and what that change means for the future of North Korea and its people.
2018 NED Democracy Award
05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
The National Endowment for Democracy’s 2018 Democracy Award honored the civil society movement for human rights and democracy in North Korea by recognizing the work of four organizations.
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