January 23, 2022

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Roberta Cohen

Roberta Cohen is a Co-Chair Emeritus of the Committee for Human Rights in North Korea. A specialist in human rights, humanitarian and refugee issues, and a leading expert on internally displaced persons and on human rights conditions in the DPRK, her extensive career has spanned NGOs, the State Department, the United Nations and the Brookings Institution.

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Holding to account: UN resolutions on DPRK human rights are not dead letters
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Holding to account: UN resolutions on DPRK human rights are not dead letters

While promoting reform is difficult, the UN can pressure North Korea to cooperate by documenting human rights concerns

Holding to account: UN resolutions on DPRK human rights are not dead letters
Roberta Cohen
Roberta Cohen December 16, 2021
Don’t sugarcoat it: Why candor is the best policy with North Korea

Don’t sugarcoat it: Why candor is the best policy with North Korea

Ambassador Thomas Schäfer’s book shows the value of speaking truth to power about the unjust system under Kim Jong Un

Don’t sugarcoat it: Why candor is the best policy with North Korea
Roberta Cohen
Roberta Cohen August 30, 2021