North Korea Leadership Watch

Research and Analysis on the DPRK Leadership

Gen Z’s Volunteer for KPA Service

The DPRK’s university students and other young people are volunteering to join, or rejoin, the Korean People’s Army [KPA] with “800,000 youth league officials and students across the country” on 17 March (Friday) and the […]

Mar, 22

Cabinet Ministries Hold Party Committee Meetings

Workers’ Party of Korea [WPK] Committees in DPRK Cabinet Ministries [hereafter, Cabinet Ministry Party Committees] held enlarged plenary meetings last between 14 March (Tuesday) and 17 March (Friday).  Expanded plenary sessions of the Ministry of […]

Mar, 22

DPRK Cabinet Party Committee holds meeting

The Workers’ Party of Korea [WPK] Committee of the DPRK Cabinet (hereafter, the Cabinet Party Committee) held an expanded meeting on 15 March (Wednesday) as a follow-up to the last Central Committee plenum meeting. DPRK […]

Mar, 16

CMC Holds Meeting

The Workers’ Party of Korea [WPK] Central Military Commission [CMC] met in an enlarged session (or held on an expansion basis) at the WPK Central Committee Office Building on 12 March (Sunday).  Technically, this was […]

Mar, 14

Final Day of the Central Committee Plenum

The fourth and final day of the 7th plenary meeting of the 8th Workers’ Party of Korea [WPK] Central Committee was held at the conference hall of the Central Committee Office Building  on 1 March […]

Mar, 03

Political Bureau Meeting Held

The Workers’ Party of Korea [WPK] 8th Central Committee Political Bureau held its 14th meeting in Pyongyang on 1 March (Wednesday).  In attendance were Presidium, Members and alternate (candidate) members of the Political Bureau. Two […]

Mar, 02

Central Committee Plenum Holds Break-out Sessions

The 7th plenum of the 8th Workers’ Party of Korea [WPK] Central Committee held sideline consultative policy meetings on 28 February (Tuesday). “Sectional study and consultative meetings to frame scientific, realistic and dynamic measures for […]

Mar, 01

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