MEDIA ADVISORY: Women Mobilizing to End the War: KOREA PEACE NOW
Hanoi, Vietnam — A broad group of women leaders are calling on President Donald Trump and Chairman Kim Jong Un to declare at their upcoming summit in Hanoi, Vietnam an end to the Korean War and establish an inclusive peace process toward the signing of a peace agreement that includes civil society organizations, especially women’s organizations.
“The past year has seen unprecedented improvements in the relations between the United States and North Korea,” said Christine Ahn, the executive director of U.S.-based . “While we applaud the two leaders taking bold steps to transform seven decades of hostility, if the two countries are serious about achieving lasting peace and denuclearization of the Korean peninsula, they need to negotiate a peace agreement with women at the table.”
Christine Ahn of and Liz Bernstein, executive director of Ottawa-based , are in Hanoi and will outline their demands at a press conference on Feb. 26, 2 p.m. at the Movenpick Hotel. They will also be available for in-person interviews throughout the week.
Press conference featuring women leaders urging an end to the Korean War and the establishment of a peace process that includes women.
Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019, 2 p.m.
Movenpick Hotel, Hoan Kiem District, 83A Ly Thuong Kiet St., Hanoi
This delegation of women is part of the forthcoming Korea Peace Now: Women Mobilizing to End the War, a global campaign to educate, organize, and advocate for a Korea peace agreement by 2020. , , , and Korean Women’s Movement for Peace will formally launch the campaign in March 2019.
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