June 06, 2023

Local North Korean party officials gather for big ideology meeting: Imagery

Upcoming conference appears to be part of Kim Jong Un’s efforts to enforce strict ideological cohesion at all levels

Update: An event took place on Feb. 25 at the April 25 House of Culture in Pyongyang, but state media did not disclose details of the event the following day. 

Mid-level party officials from around North Korea appear to be gathering in Pyongyang for a major ideological conference scheduled for the coming days, according to NK News satellite imagery analysis, as buses filled the parking lot of a key hotel.