Who is PSCORE?
PSCORE is a non-profit, non-religious, non-partisan NGO based in Seoul & Washington, DC. PSCORE strives for mutual understanding and harmony between the two Koreas and aims to provide a platform to discuss topics such as democratization, human rights and social issues. PSCORE hopes to bridge the gap between South Korea, North Korea and the international community. PSCORE is not affiliated with any political organizations.
PSCORE is an acronym for ‘People for Successful COrean REunification; using the ‘C’ represents the pre-20th century connotation of the word Korea.
What we Believe
PSCORE is an organization which is dedicated to improving the human rights situation for North Koreans and to establishing a unified Korean peninsula.
PSCORE began back in October 2006 when a group of North Korean defectors, South Koreans and international students decided to get together and talk about how to help the people of North Korea. Immediately it became clear that one man, Kim Young-Il, was much more serious about doing something than the rest. Slowly but surely, he began to organize meeting with other concerned people, borrowing space and supplies to conduct their work. Their mission is the same today as it was in this beginning stage:
Check out PSCORE activites
Click here → Introduction to PSCORE-January 2013.pdf