North Korea Leadership Watch

Research and Analysis on the DPRK Leadership

WPRK Parade and Demonstration Held to Mark DPRK’s 65th Anniversary

The Worker-Peasant Red Guards [WPRG] staged a parade, followed by a demonstration by Pyongyangites, in Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang on 9 September (Monday), the 65th anniversary of the … Continue reading

09/10/2013 · 2 Comments

National Meeting Marks 53rd Anniversary of So’ngun Leadership

A national meeting was held at the 25 April House of Culture in Pyongyang on 24 August (Saturday) to mark the 53rd anniversary of Military-First (So’ngun) Revolutionary Leadership.  Attending the … Continue reading

08/25/2013 · Leave a comment

Kim Jong Un Attends Soccer Game Prior to Liberation Day

Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) attended a men’s football (soccer) game between the Ryongaksan and Pot’onggang teams at Kim Il Sung (Kim Il-so’ng) Stadium in Pyongyang on 14 August (Wednesday). … Continue reading

08/14/2013 · Leave a comment

Tree Planting Day Observed

DPRK state media reported on 1 March (Friday) that Korean Workers’ Party [KWP], Korean People’s Army [KPA], the DPRK Government and various social organizations participated in the planting of tree … Continue reading

03/04/2013 · Leave a comment

Workers’ Orgs Hold Meetings For KJI Birthday

DPRK state media reported 14 February (Thursday) that the Korean Democratic Women’s Union [KDWU; Democratic Women’s Union of Korea; DWUK] and the General Federation of Trade Unions of Korea [GFTUK] … Continue reading

02/14/2013 · 1 Comment

4th Meeting of Party Cell Secretaries Closes

DPRK state media reported on 29 January (Tuesday) that the 4th Meeting of Party Cell Secretaries closed.  Kim Jong Un and other members of the central leadership attended.  KJU’s last … Continue reading

01/31/2013 · Leave a comment

4th Party Cell Secretaries Meeting Opens with KJU Address

DPRK state media reported on 28 January (Monday) that Fourth Meeting of [Korean Workers’] Party Cell Secretaries opened with a major presence of the DPRK central leadership.  Kim Jong Un … Continue reading

01/29/2013 · 1 Comment

National Memorial Service Held to Commemorate the 1st Anniversary of KJI’s Death

DPRK state media reported on 16 December (Sunday) that Kim Jong Un attended a national memorial service was held at Pyongyang Indoor Stadium commemorating the first anniversary of the death … Continue reading

12/16/2012 · Leave a comment

Kim Jong Un Attends Photo Session with 4th National Meeting of Mothers Partcipants

DPRK state media reported on 18 November (Sunday) that Kim Jong Un (Kim Cho’ng-u’n) attended a commemorative photo session with participants of the 4th National Meeting of Mothers.  KJU’s last … Continue reading

11/18/2012 · Leave a comment

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