- The 4 civil society radio stations to North Korea presented a Joint Urgent Statement related
to the death of Kim Jong Il.
- Carried out research for the Ministry of Unification on ‘Analysis of the Mechanism of North
Korea’s Policy toward South Korea.’
- ORNK hosted a fundraising event.
- The president of the ORNK, Ha Tae Keung, received the 2011 Korea Human Rights Award.
- Held an International Media Conference for NK Press Freedom.
- Reorganized the radio broadcast program, ‘Current Affairs.’
- Held a Human Rights Concert at Yonsei University.
|Oct.||- Held a Human Rights Concert in Seoul National University.|
- Held the inaugural conference for the International Coalition to Stop Crimes against Humanity
in North Korea in Tokyo, Japan.
- Published a Japanese version of ‘Cartoon Kim Jong Eun.’
- The President of ORNK, Ha Tae Keung, published a book entitled ‘Democracy Doesn’t Have
- The 11th participants for the citizen-participation program ‘Radio Inter-Korean Friends’ were
|Aug.||- ORNK signed an Education Agreement with Reporters Without Borders.|
- Seoul City supported our ‘Radio Inter-Korean Friends’ Camp as an activity for the good of the
- Carried out research for the Korea Press Foundation. The research focused on the present
conditions of news reports related to North Korea.
|May||- Certified as a member of the Korea Internet Newspaper Association.|
- The 39th U.S President Jimmy Carter visited North Korea - urgent press interview related to
his talks with the North.
- The Ministry of Public Administration and Security supported the production of our video,
‘I Want to Know about North Korea,’ as an activity for the good of the public.
- Held a debate entitled, ‘Effect of Food Aid to North Korea in the North Korean Society and
- The 5th NGO Internship Program of City-Kyung Hee University was honored with the best
- The 10th participants for the citizen-participation program ‘Radio Inter-Korean Friends’ were
|Feb.||- Held a Debate on Freedom of Speech in North Korea.|
- Published a Korean version of ‘Cartoon Kim Jong Eun.’
- Launched a new radio broadcast program, ‘Requested Stage from Seoul.’
- Memorial service for the victims of the Yeonpyeong-do Incident, and a combined open
broadcast from 4 civil society radio stations to North Korea, ‘A True Message to North
- The 9th participants for the citizen-participation program ‘Radio Inter-Korean Friends’ were
|Nov.||- The 5th Anniversary of the founding of Open Radio for North Korea.|
- Held the 2010 International Conference of North Korea Experts.
- Sponsored a debate on ‘Kim Jong Nam vs. Kim Jong Eun’ with Kenji Fujimoto.
- The 8th participants for the citizen-participation program ‘Radio Inter-Korean Friends’ were
- Reorganized radio programs for the second half of the year.
- Held an International Conference to Stop Crimes against Humanity and Promote Peace &
Freedom in North Korea.
- Educated workers at Kwanak Police Station in Seoul.
- The 7th participants for the citizen-participation program ‘Radio Inter-Korean Friends’ were
- Defense of the Fatherland Month, launched a new radio broadcast entitled ‘The Voice of
Abductees’ Family, I Miss That Person.’
- Signed an agreement for a cooperative broadcast with Chunchon MBC.
- Launched a new radio broadcast program, ‘Imaginary Drama of the Change of the North
Korean system - 2012 North Korea.’
- ORNK signed an MOU for cooperation of work and general education with Chung Ang
- The 6th participants for the citizen-participation program ‘Radio Inter-Korean Friends’ were
- Launched a new comparative drama radio broadcast program, ‘The North and South:
Exploration of Lives.’
- ORNK signed an MOU for partnership with the department of the study of North Korea at
- Co-hosted a debate on 'North Korean Provocative Nuclear and Missile acts and South
Korean Correspondence Strategies.'
|Apr.||- Co-hosted ‘Liberals of America and Korea and the North Korean Human Rights Acts.’|
- A citizen-participation program, 'Radio Inter-Korean Friends,' was started.
- Co-hosted ‘A Press Interview and Debate on Calling for Support of the Media that focuses
on North Korea.'
- 'Open North Korea News' was registered in Seoul as a newspaper.
- An internet newsletter, ‘Open North Korea News,’ was first issued.
- ORNK held a policy forum on 'Assessment of 10.4 Joint Declaration and the Outlook of Inter-
Korean Economic Cooperation.'
- ORNK was registered in the Ministry of Unification-affiliated Non-profit private organization
as ‘Open North Korea’
|Sep.||- Co-hosted the ‘2008 North Korea Human Rights National Campaign.’|
- ORNK signed a partnership agreement with broadcast stations in Kyeongbuk University,
Daegu University, and Busan University.
|Jan.||- ORNK held a policy forum on ‘Discussion on the course and task of the new government.’|
- ORNK signed a partnership agreement with a newsletter, 'Rimjingang,' which is made by
people within North Korea.
- ORNK signed a partnership agreement with broadcasting stations in Seoul Women's
University and Hankuk University of Foreign Studies.
- ORNK was registered in the Ministry of Unification-affiliated corporation as 'Open North
- President Ha Tae Keung was appointed as a member of the South and North Forum in
- ORNK held a commemorative debate on ‘Conversations between Myanmar and North
Korean Democracy Activists.’
- ORNK signed a partnership agreement with broadcasting stations in Kwangwoon University
and Kyunghee University.
- ORNK held a policy debate on 'The Significance of Private Broadcasting to North Korea and
ways to expand it.'
- ORNK signed a partnership agreement with LA Korea in the U.S.A.
- ORNK signed a partnership agreement with broadcasting stations in Konkuk University,
Kookmin University, Kyungwon University, and Hansung University.
- ORNK started to send one-hour broadcasts to North Korea.
- ORNK signed a partnership agreement with Chung Ang University, Sungshin Women's
University, Hanyang University, Sungsil University, and Chongshin University.
- ORNK signed partnership agreements with Incheon Sunny FM, CBS’s 'Well-being Diary',
and Dongguk University Broadcasting.
- ORNK signed partnership agreements with Winglish (DMB English Education Company),
Radio21, and the Korean Cardinal, Su-hwan Kim.
|2005||Dec.||- ORNK started shortwave radio broadcasting.|
|Sep.||- Open Radio for North Korea (ORNK) was started as an American NGO.|