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History

 

 

 

2016

 

2016.05~11                  Held street campaigns about North Korean human rights issue in main areas and subway stations in Seoul

2016.03.21~25              Lectured at University of Groningen (Netherlands), IGFM (Germany) and University of Le Havre (France)

2016.03.11~20              Participated in the UN Human Rights Council and held North Korean Human Rights campaigns

2016.03.7~10                Lectured at Dolphin School, Royal Holloway, King's College and Brunel University in UK

 

 

2015

 

2015.12.                        Published collection of North Korean defectors' testimonies 'The Faceless Ones'

2015.11.                        Published international human rights report 'Transnational Abuse & Exploitation'

2015.10.18                     Founder Young-il Kim gave a speech at TEDxAPU Japan event

2015.10.2~5                   Held campaigns about North Korean human rights issue at Busan Film Festival

2015.9.30                       Hosted a lecture event with visiting school teachers from Australia and New Zealand

2015.8.22                       Held charity concert ‘Rock Out Concert’ to support North Korean student defectors

2015.7.31                       Held a speech event with a North Korean defector & International students in Itaewon

2015.5~11                      Held street campaigns about North Korean human rights issue (Sangmyung University, Hanyang University, Seoul Tech, Dongkuk University, Konkuk University, Yongsan Station, National Assembly Station, Yoeuido Station, etc)

2015.03.11~25                Lectured at Eton, Radly and Bedales College in UK

2015.03.11~25                Participated in the UN Human Rights Council and held North Korean Human Rights campaigns

 

 

2014

2014                            Held five charity concerts ‘Rock Out Concert’ to support North Korean student defectors

2014.12.12                    Organized a North Korean Human Rights Poetry Contest

2014.11.21                    Held 'Journey to Freedom', an awareness event about PSCORE's rescue missions in China

2014.10.03                    Held a North Korean Human Rights Street Campaign at the Busan Film Festival

2014.08.01                    Held a support event to rescue North Koreans with the British Ambassador

2014.05.28                    Relocated our office to Gangseo-gu, Seoul

2014.03.20~27               Held 'London North Korean Human Rights Lecture Tour' at different universities in London, UK such as Oxford University, Eton, and Radley Colleges

2014.03.13~20               Participated in the UN Human Rights Council and held North Korean Human Rights campaigns

2014.01.21                    Lectured at Dulwich College in London, UK

 

 

2013

 

2013                            Held street campaigns about North Korean Human Rights issue every month at subway stations, airport, train stations, and streets in Seoul

                                  Held 5 rock concerts (benefit performances) for North Korean students

2013.10.28~11.06           Attended the UN meetings in New York, US, held charity concert ‘Rock Out Concert’, and gave lectures at universities such as Columbia University about North Korean Human Rights

2013.10.10                    Published the North Korean Human Rights report

2013.10.03~06               Held a North Korean Human Rights campaign as well as a cultural activity night for North Korean students at Busan Film Festival

2013.09.22                    Hosted the benefit performance by Foreign Language High School Orchestra Union for PSCORE

2013.09.16                    Submitted the North Korean Human Rights report to the UN Universal Periodic Review (UPR)

2013.09.01                    Produced a North Korean Human Rights album called 'Music for Freedom'

2013.04.30                    Held a seminar about 'Demand analysis and policy suggestion for North Korean Students customized education support'

2013.03.07~13               Participated in the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva

2013.03.06                    Published the 2013 edition of North Korean Human Rights casebook "Only the Freedom to Breathe"

2013.03.02                    Held a concluding symposium for the ‘North Korea Youth Education Mentoring Program’

 

 

2012

2012.12.15                    Held Rock Culture Festival Charity Concert

2012.11.03~04               Held Global English Camp for North Korean defectors to learn conversation in English

2012.10.04~06               Held a North Korea human rights campaign in Busan Film Festival

2012.09.26~28               Held a North Korea human rights campaign in Seoul Woman University and Yonsei University

2012.09.10~14               Participated in Geneva UN Commission on Human Rights’ International Campaign

2012.08                        Hosted an orchestra concert along with the Association of Foreign Language High School

2012.08~2013.03            Held ‘North Korea Youth Education Mentoring Program’

2012.08.09~10.13           Held the 4th Annual Essay Contest, “Let’s Talk About Unification,” and Awards Ceremony

2012.05.11~13               Participated in Yeosu Expo Culture Activities

2012.04.25                    Participated in North Korea Freedom Week International Workshop; discussing the issue of North Korean human rights with the United Nations and the international community

2012.04.17~30               Hosted lecture events about reunification

2012.03                        Held campaigns against the broadcast limitation of North Korea

2012.01.25~31               Participated in the Myanmar human rights activists program held by the United States National Democratic Institute (NDI)

 

 

2011

 

2011.06.04                     Registered as an NGO affiliated with the Ministry of Unification (Ministry of Unification Room 109)

2011.04.27                     Hosted “A Desirable Direction for North Korean Human Rights Law” Seminar

2011.04.12                     Held a speech event with the participations of Australian and New Zealand teachers from the Asia Education Foundation

 

 

2010

 

2010.12.10                     Held “What Made Them Change? – Korean Wave in North Korea” Seminar

2010.09.06~11.21            Held the annual PSCORE Youtube Video Contest about Democracy and Human Rights in North Korea

2010.08.16                     Hosted the 3rd Annual Essay Contest “Let’s Talk About Reunification”

2010.06.25~27                Organized the Global English Camp

2010.05.24                     Had an opening speech in the press conference of the sinking of South Korean warship ‘Cheonan’

2010.05.20                     Hosted ‘North/South Korean Student Forum on Reunification’

2010.04.30                     Hosted North Korea Freedom Week Seminar

2010.04.22                     Hosted Information Session for opportunity of scholarships to study abroad in Germany

2010.04.21                     Directed a program providing education about unification to students at Ganggyong High School

2010.02.26                     Recognized by the Ministry of Unification as a non-profit organization (Ministry of Unification, #259)

2010.01.29~30                Held a PSCORE Leadership Training Session

2010.01.19                     Participated in Round Table Discussion on North Korean Rights Issues (co-host: ELTF Australia)

 

 

2009

 

2009.11.27                     Hosted International Student Conference on North Korean Human Rights (co-hosts: Legislative Forum on Human Rights, Hanns Seidel Foundation, Korean Leaders Academy)

2006.10.19~12.20            Held the first Annual PSCORE Youtube Video Contest about Democracy and Human Rights in North Korea

2009.08.19                     Hosted a ceremony to celebrate the joint pledge of PSCORE and the Seodaemun Police Department to support education for North Korean defectors

2009.06.26~28               Hosted Global English Camp (co-host: Hanns Seidel Foundation)

2009.04.30                     Held ‘Crossing Over’ Seminar (co-host: George Town University)

2009.04.20~08.20            Held the Annual Essay Contest, “Let’s Talk About Unification,” and Poem Contest

2009.04.20                     Hosted ‘Regime Change in North Korea and Human Rights Issues’ Seminar (co-host: Legislative Forum on Human Rights)

2009.03.24                     Held the 0.001 Campaign

2009.02.20~02.21            Held a PSCORE Leadership Training Session

2009.01.14                     Participated in Round table discussion on North Korean issues (co-host: ELTF Australia)

 

 

2008

 

2008.12.14                    Participated in training program ‘Political Education of a United Germany’

2008.07.31                    Chosen by the U.S. State Department as a Human Rights Democracy Fun beneficiary

2008.07.31                    Held the first Annual Essay Contest, “Let’s Talk About Unification,” and Award Ceremony

2008.04.26                    Participated in the U.S. ‘North Korea Freedom Week’

2008.03.29                    Participated in the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) as a Delegate

 

 

2007

 

2007.10.25                     Co-hosted Unification Culture Expo

2007.08.23                     Co-hosted Future History Camp

2007.07.01                     Started education program for young North Korean defectors

2007.06.08                     Hosted PSCORE Seminar at the University of Seoul

2007.05.26                     Co-hosted College Students’ Walk for North Korean Human Rights

2007.05.25                     Co-hosted Yeollin Uri Party and Grand National Party Round-Table Discussion on North Korean Human Rights

2007.05.24                     Co-hosted Press conference for College Students Walk for North Korean Rights

2007.04.10                     Co-hosted Founding Ceremony for the Committee for the Democratization of North Korea

2007.02.08                     Participated in ‘Protection of North Korean Immigrants and Reform of Laws Regarding Their Settlement in South Korea’ Seminar

 

 

2006

 

2006.12.20                     Co-hosted Memorial Workshop for the International Students Conference on North Korean Human Rights

2006.11.10                     Held first PSCORE Seminar

2006.10.05                     Opened the PSCORE website

2006.07.09                     Discussed and officially established PSCORE