korean peninsula

  • September 30, 2018

    The UN Secretary-General has welcomed the latest efforts made towards building trust and reducing military tension on the Korean Peninsula, following his meeting with North Korea's Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho.

  • July 21, 2018

    The Korean Christian Federation Central Committee (North Korea) and the National Council of Churches in Korea (South Korea) have composed their annual joint prayer for peaceful reunification of the Korean peninsula for 2018.

  • May 31, 2018

    The Executive Committee of the World Communion of Reformed Churches, holding its annual meeting in Seoul, South Korea, has issued a message to its churches calling for a continuing commitment to peace, reconciliation and justice, especially on the Korean peninsula.

  • March 10, 2018

    The National Council of Churches of Korea has commented on the news that the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea while agreeing to cease missile tests, has requested a summit meeting with the United States, and that President Trump has agreed to a meeting by May.

  • December 24, 2017

    The UN Security Council has imposed new sanctions on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, increasing the depth of measures imposed on the country in the wake of its continued nuclear and ballistic weapons programme.

  • December 17, 2017

    United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said on Friday (15 December 2017) that he is deeply concerned over the risk of military confrontation on the Korean Peninsula, “including as a result of miscalculation.”

  • December 14, 2017

    Amid continuing tensions on the Korean Peninsula, Christians in Seoul are hoping the fragile light of candles will illumine a path to peace. Along with Christian groups around the world, they are holding candlelight vigils for peace during the season of Advent.

  • October 3, 2017

    Churches in Korea and in the USA continue to appeal for peaceful dialogue and an end to the threat of military action that has caused profound concern across the world.

  • August 11, 2017

    In an emergency letter to South Korean president Moon Jae-In, the National Council of Churches in Korea (NCCK) has urged immediate dialogue to ease military tension in the Korean Peninsula.