Roscoe Lecture - John Everard
Tuesday, 14 March 2017 from 17:00 to 19:00 (GMT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
John Everard, former British diplomat and former Ambassador to North Korea, will deliver a lecture entitled "North Korea from the Inside"
John Everard served in the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office for 27 years, working in Austria, Bosnia, Chile and China. He served as Ambassador three times, in Belarus, Uruguay and lastly in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) from 2006 to 2008. Between 2010 and 2011 he was the Pantech Fellow at the Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center of Stanford University. In 2011/2012 he coordinated the United Nations Security Council Panel of Experts established pursuant to Security Council Resolution 1874 (dealing with sanctions on the DPRK). He has since written extensively for the media and broadcast, both on Korean issues and on international affairs generally.
He published a book "Only Beautiful, Please" in 2012 that described his experiences of living and working in the DPRK and discussed some of the challenges presented by that country.
John Everard holds an MA from Cambridge University, a diploma from Beijing University and an MBA from Manchester Business School.