Opening Doors in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
Keywords:Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, international humanitarian aid, social enterprise, education, tourism, emergency response and preparedness
This paper considers the opportunities for effective humanitarian collaboration in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). It brings together perspectives from three individuals with extensive lived experience working in the DPRK. Collectively, these authors have worked in various sectors of international humanitarian aid and other areas of engagement such as emergency response and preparedness, education, social enterprise and tourism. The paper draws from these experiences to present lessons on overcoming obstacles and harnessing opportunities in the DPRK.
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