The Asia Foundation Korea

improving lives

The Asia Foundation Korea

expanding opportunities

The Asia Foundation Korea

helping societies flourish

At a Glance

The Asia Foundation is the premier international development organization in Asia. Headquartered in San Francisco,
we work through a network of offices in 18 Asian countries and in Washington, DC
As a loyal friend of Korea for over 65-years, we exist to serve Asia and help fulfill dreams and the aspirations of
Korea and Korea’s role in Asia. [Learn More]

  • 18
    Network of offices
    in 18 Asian countries
  • 1954
    In Korea Since
  • 10

    %

    Youth Unemployment
    in East and Southeast Asia

A message from Kwang Kim,
Country Representative

Korea emerged as a global leader with much to contribute in addressing
the pressing problems confronting the international community.
Our increasing focus in partnerships also requires humility and readiness
to listen. The Asia Foundation, together with our Korean friends and
global partners, invite you to join in our next chapter in Korean and
Asian history. [Learn More]

Feature

Virtual Event - North Korean Refugee Entrepreneurs in South Korea

Join The Asia Foundation and KDI School of Public Policy and Management (KDI School) for a launch event of our report on North Korean Refugee Entrepreneurs in South Korea: Unveiling Korea’s Hidden Potential. Seventy-five years after the onset of Asia’s Cold War, the world remains focused on the geopolitics of inter-Korean relations. Meanwhile, an emerging community of more than 33,000 refugees from North Korea currently live in South Korea; half aspire to become entrepreneurs. Despite the potential insight the refugee community could offer, there is insufficient data and limited understanding of their circumstances and specific needs. To fill this gap, The Asia Foundation produced North Korean Refugee Entrepreneurs in South Korea: Unveiling Korea’s Hidden Potential, conducting a series of interviews and a landmark survey of 131 refugee entrepreneurs. The Asia Foundation is proud to host an in-depth discussion of this report with the KDI School. Experts will discuss insights on North Korean refugee e..

Highlights

Our Location

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  • Korea Office
  • 7F, Bunam Building, 447, Samil-daero,
    Jongno-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea
  • Email : korea.general@asiafoundation.org
  • Tel : +82-2-732-2044~6
  • Fax : +82-2-739-6022
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