Republicans Abroad-Korea Chairman John Lee (right) at the Seoul Summit's opening dinner. In the background is Park Geun-hye, Chairwoman of the Grand National Party. The GNP and GOP are sister parties in the International Democrat Union.
Republicans Abroad Korea joined with Democrats Abroad-Korea and a host of other groups in co-sponsoring Seoul Summit: Promoting Human Rights in North Korea. As part of our participation, RAK contacted our membership and event lists about the summit and worked with the summit organizers on inviting members of Seoul's diplomatic community.
RAK Chairman John Lee and Executive Director Andy Jackson joined about 150 other invited guests at the opening dinner on December 8. Several RAK members participated in day-long human rights conference at the Shilla Hotel on Friday, December 9.