|April 29, 2013|
The Hon Robert R King
Ambassador & Special Envoy for North Korean Human Rights Issues
United States Department of State
North Korea's Human Rights Issues
ICAS Spring Symposium: Humanity, Liberty, Peace and Security
The Korean Peninsula Issues
and US National Security
May 10 2013 Friday 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Rayburn Office Building Room B318
United States House of Representatives
Capitol Hill Washington DC 20515
We are pleased to share with you that Ambassador Robert King will address "North Korea's Human Rights Issues" at the ICAS Spring Symposium on May 10 2013 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 appointment, Bob worked on Capitol Hill for 25 years and 24 of those years as Chief of Staff to late 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.