In Pyongyang

In Pyongyang

Sweden

Let's talk about engagement with North Korea. An independent interview format made in Stockholm and Berlin.

Episodes

4. Georg Fahrion – Teaching North Koreans how to Google  

Georg Fahrion worked as a journalist at Financial Times and got the opportunity to join a German NGO to teach North Korean researchers about the Internet. Recorded in Berlin, Kreuzberg.

3. Erik Cornell – Future of North Korea  

Our last part of the interview with Erik Cornell, a Swedish diplomat who opened the first European embassy in Pyongyang back in 1975. Eric tells us about North Korean diplomatic missions abroad during the late 70's. He's also giving his interpretation of the future of the country. http://inpyongyang.com http://twitter.com/inpyongyang http://itunes.apple.com/podcast/in-pyongyang/id840455209

2. Erik Cornell – North Korea's Smuggle Crisis in Scandinavia  

This is the second part of the interview with Erik Cornell, a Swedish diplomat who opened the first European embassy in Pyongyang back in 1975. Eric recalls his memories from the North Korean smuggle crisis in Scandinavia during this era. He's also sharing some unique observations from the early days of the foreign diplomatic community in Pyongyang. http://inpyongyang.com http://twitter.com/inpyongyang http://itunes.apple.com/podcast/in-pyongyang/id840455209

1. Erik Cornell – First European in North Korea  

In this very first episode – Erik tells us how, and why, Sweden turned out to be the first European country to open an embassy in Pyongyang. Erik Cornell joined the Swedish Royal Ministry for Foreign Affairs in 1958 and has served in Bonn, Warsaw, Addis Ababa, Rome and Pyongyang. He opened the Embassy of Sweden in North Korea in 1975 and served there as Charge d'Affaires until 1977. http://inpyongyang.com http://twitter.com/inpyongyang http://itunes.apple.com/podcast/in-pyongyang/id840455209

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