Pill-Kyu Hwang

Pill-Kyu Hwang is a human rights lawyer in the only non-profit full-time public interest lawyers’ group in Korea, GONGGAM, where he specializes in international human rights law and human rights issues concerning migrants and refugees. He completed his PhD coursework in public international law at the College of Law, Seoul National University. He has worked with various international organizations such as the International Organization for Migration (IOM) Seoul Office, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Representation in Korea, and the UNESCO Beijing Office, as well as numerous national institutions/NGOs including the National Human Rights Commission of Korea, the Korean Bar Association, Minbyun-Lawyers for a Democratic Society, the People’s Solidarity for Participatory Democracy (PSPD).