Schedule

Main Schedule

April 24th, Events prior to the NKFW: Opening Worship Service Worship Service for North Korean defectors and the success of NKFW

Sponsor / Christian Federation of North Korea / Venue / Saeteo Church / 2 pm to 4 pm

Telephone (010-7202-8243 Pastor Kang Cheol-Ho)

Address: Woosung Apt. B 4th, 337 Mokdong 2 Cha, Sinjung 7 Dong, Yangcheongu, Seoul


April 25th, Freedom Pledge (Wreath-laying ceremony at Yongsan War Memorial)

Sponsor / PLFNK / Venue / Yong San War Memorial of Korea / 8:30 am to 9 am

Telephone (010-2214-5259 Commander Choi Jeong-Hun)

Address: War Memorial of Korea, 29 Lee Tae Won, Yongsangu, Seoul

April 25th, Opening Ceremony of the 13th North Korea Freedom Week

Sponsor / Arrangement Committee / Venue / Memorial Assembly / 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Telephone (010-4344-3388 President Kim Seong Min)

Address: 1 Uisadang-daero, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul

April 25th, Save North Korea, Christian Congregation and Prayer Meeting

Sponsor / Esther Prayer Service / Venue / Seoul Station Square / 4 pm to 8 pm

Telephone (010-6267-8934 Director Yoo Young-Mi, Esther Prayer Service)

Address: 43-205 Dongja-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul

April 26th, 4.25 Denounce Female Soldier Rally

※ North Korean soldiers should fight against Kim Jung Eun!

Sponsor / New Korea Women’s Union / Venue / In front of Donga Ilbo / 11 am to 12 pm

Telephone (010-5054-3310 President Lee So-Yeon)

Address: Donga Ilbo, 1 Cheonggyecheon-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul

April 26th, “I want to hold my baby” (Press Conference)

※ Testimony of five mothers who lost children in China

Sponsor / Unification Mind Union / Venue / Seminar Hall, The National Assembly / 2 pm to 5 pm

Telephone (010-3284-3352 President Kim Jeong-Ah)

Address: 1 Uisadang-daero, Yeongdeungpo-gu

April 27th, Visit the UN Human Rights Office in Seoul Delivery of NK human rights videos North Korean Human Rights

Sponsor / Moija, Japan (Organization of the North Korean Defectors, Japan) / 10 am to 12 pm

Telephone (010-3290-1999 Director Kim)

Address: 38 Jong-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul

April 27th, Forum on the preconditions for the reforming of the system of justice in NK (Forum 1 with North Korean Defectors)

※ Information Flow

※ Panelist [Kim Heong-Kwang, Kim Seong Min, Kim Young-Il, Choi Jeong-Hoon, Jang Sae-Yool, Park Gun-Ha]

Sponsor / North Korea Intellectual Solidarity / Venue / Conference Room, the National Assembly Library of Korea / 2 pm to 4:30 pm

Telephone (010-7316-1315 President Kim Heung-Gwang)

Address: 1 Uisadang-daero, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul

April 28th, Roles of North Korean defectors After the Fall of Kim Jung Eun’s Regime

(Forum 2 with North Korean Defectors)

※ Moderators [Professor Kim Byung-Jo (Korea National Defense University), Suzanne Scholte, President Nishioka Ztomu]

※ Panelist [Vice President Go Young- Hwan, Institute for National Security Institute;

President Choi Ju-Whal, Association of the North Korean Defectors;

President Kang Cheol-Hwan, North Korea Strategy Center Director; Lee Ae-Ran; Vice-Chairman Hur Gwang-Il, Center for Liberty & Unification; President Yu In-Deok, and Kim Taesan]

※ Special guest [Kim Byung-Deok, Former North Korean army colonel]

Sponsor / Arrangement Committee / Venue / 20F International Conference Hall, Press Center / 1:30 pm to 5 pm

Telephone (010-4344-3388 President Kim Seong-Min)

Address: 25 Taepyeongno 1-ga, Jung-gu, Seoul,

April 29th, Discussion on Human Rights in North Korea (Panel discussion with leaders from NK human rights organizations)

Sponsor / The National Unification Advisory Counsel (Chairman Jae Sung-Ho) / Venue / The National Unification Advisory Council / 10 am to 1 pm

Telephone (02.2250.2300)

Address: Jangchungdan-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul (2-ga, Jangchoong-dong)

April 29th, Workshop on unification and the roles of the US, Japan and SK (Announcement of Declaration)

Sponsor / Korea, USA and Japan’s NGO President’s Discussion / Venue / 19F, Press Center

Press Conference / 11 am to 12 pm / Telephone (010-3290-1999 Mr. Kim)

Address: 25 Taepyeongno 1(il)-ga, Jung-gu, Seoul


April 29th, Condemn Kim Jung Eun, who is obessed with nuclear weapon and Missiles, Spread leaflet to North Korea

Sponsor / Fighters for Free North Korea / Venue / TBA / 2 pm to 3 pm

Telephone (010-010-9197-0216 President Park Sang-Hak)


April 29th, Over Night Prayer Service for North Korea Freedom / Esther Prayer Service

Sponsor / Jungheong Church / Venue / 430-2 Seongnae 3(sam)-dong, Gangdong-gu, Seoul / 8 pm to 12 am

Telephone (010-6267-8934 Director You Youngmi, Esther Prayer Service)

Address: 430-2 Seongnae 3(sam)-dong, Gangdong-gu, Seoul

April 30th, 3rd Briefing on Reconstructing North Korea with Committee of World Congress of North Korean Defectors

Sponsor / Korea, USA and Japan’s NGO President’s Discussion Committee / 10 am to 12 pm

Telephone (010-3290-1999 Director Mr. Kim)

Address: 225-2 Geumgang Village Pension, Sagiri, Wahdo-myun, Kangwha-gun

April 30th, Briefing on Information regarding North Korea

※ Exhibition of 3,000+ items from the archives of the North Korean Worker’s Party

※ Exhibition of North Korean textbooks from 2014 and current statistics

※ Giving Items on USB to Some Participants

Sponsor / North Korean People's Liberation Front / 1 pm to 3 pm

Telephone (02-6091-2050 President Jang Sae-Yool)

Address: 225-2 Sagi-ri, Hwado-myeon, Kanghwa, Incheon

May 1st, Closing Ceremony / North Korean Democracy Promotion Council / venue / 2F Koreana Hotel/ 12 pm to 2 pm

Other Events

NKFW Event / Photo Exhibition on the Human Rights in North Korea (Will be exhibited in every venue, New Korea Women’s Union)

◇ Paint Exhibition on the Human Rights in North Korea, painted by a North Korean Defector / (Assembly Hall)

◇ Exclusive TV Interview / New Focus

◇ Live Internet Broadcast / (Freedom North Korea Radio)