January 9, 2012


The Honourable Robert R. King

Ambassador
Special Envoy for North Korean Human Rights Issues
United States Department of State

to address

State of the Korean Peninsula Issues

ICAS Winter Symposium: Humanity, Peace and Security

The Korean Peninsula Issues

February 14, 2012 Tuesday 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Rayburn House Office Building Room B 318
United States House of Representatives

Capitol Hill Washington DC 20515

Dear Friend:

We are pleased to share with you that Ambassador Robert R. King will address "State of the Korean Peninsula Issues" at the ICAS Winter Symposium on February 14, 2012 in Washington DC.

Dr. Robert King became the Special Envoy for North Korean Human Rights Issues in November 2009 following confirmation by the United States Senate. Ambassador King works under Ambassador Glyn Davies and has the lead on human rights and humanitarian affairs.

Prior to his current appointment, Bob worked on Capitol Hill for 25 years 24 of those years as Chief of Staff to Congressman Tom Lantos (D-California). He was concurrently Staff Director of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the U. S. House of Representatives (2007-2008), Democratic Staff Director of the Committee (2001-2007) and held various professional staff positions on the Committee since 1993. Bob holds a Ph.D. in International Relations from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and has authored five books and some 40 articles on international relations.

Thank you.