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Special Envoy on North Korean Human Rights Issues Julie Turner will travel to Brussels, Belgium from November 15-16. During her visit, Ambassador Turner will meet with representatives of the Republic of Korea (ROK) for bilateral consultations on Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) human rights. Special Envoy Turner will also meet with EU representatives, other like-minded partners, civil society, and North Korean escapees to discuss efforts to advance the welfare of the North Korean people.

Special Envoy Turner’s trip will focus on specific actions that can be taken to improve respect for the human rights and dignity of North Koreans, including members of the most marginalized communities, and to promote accountability for the DPRK government’s human rights violations and abuses.

U.S. Department of State

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