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Resource
Description
Web Link
Korea Internet & Security Agency
Korea Internet & Security Agency will strengthen the competitiveness of Internet and information security industry by developing and spreading intelligent and convergence security technologies as the leading institution of the 4th industrial revolution, leading this trend of change in the times.
Korea Kent Foreign School
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Korea Legal Aid Corporation
An organization dedicated to human rights advocacy and legal welfare, the Korea Legal Aid Corporation has the mission to provide legal assistance and representation to socially and economically disadvantaged people with no legal knowledge, help them get relief from injustice or unfairness, and achieve greater justice in society.
Korea Legislation Research Institute
The Korea Legislation Research Institute(“KLRI”) is the only government-funded research institute specializing in legislation in the Republic of Korea.
Korea Legislation Research Institute
The Korea Legislation Research Institute(“KLRI”) is the only government-funded research institute specializing in legislation in the Republic of Korea.
Korea Meteorological Administration
This website provides you with an overview of the main policies and activities implemented by the KMA as well as the meteorological information of the past, present, and future. I hope you find the information available on this website useful and informative for your day-to-day life and the national economic growth.
Korea National Park Service
The Korea National Park Service is authorized by the Minister of Environment to conserve natural resources through research and study. Ever since established in 1987, the organization has been in charge of national park management, which involves the installation and maintenance of park facilities and publication of park maps and promotional materials.
Korea National University of Transportation
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Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements
Founded in 1978, Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements (KRIHS) has played a pivotal role in national territorial policy development with researches in balanced national development, housing stability, infrastructure development and geospatial information system. The policies KRIHS developed and suggested has contributed to enhancing the quality of life of the people.
Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology (KRIBB)
Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology, also widely knoqn as KRIBB, explores the nature, foundations of life, seeking new realiities in genomics, cancer, againg, bio-nano science, infectious disease, synthetic biology and much more.
Korea Research Institute of Human Settlements
Founded in 1978, Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements (KRIHS) has played a pivotal role in national territorial policy development with researches in balanced national development, housing stability, infrastructure development and geospatial information system. The policies KRIHS developed and suggested has contributed to enhancing the quality of life of the people.
Korea SMEs and Startups Agency
The Korea SMEs & Startups Agency (KOSME) is a non-profit, government-funded organization established to implement government policies and programs for the sound growth and development of Korean SMEs.
Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency
Agency established to contribute to the development of the national economy by performing work such as trade promotion, investment between domestic and foreign companies and support of industrial technology cooperation etc.
Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA)
To contribute to the development of the national economy through global business support.
Korea Transportation Safety Authority
The purpose is to implement projects to prevent traffic accidents and contribute to the efficiency of transportation safety management and to the protection of lives, bodies, and properties of the citizens.
Korean Asset Management Company
KAMCO was established by the 「Act on the Establishment of KAMCO and Others」 financial institutions NPLs, restructured corporations, assisted in the restoration of credit-worthiness of the financially-underprivileged, managed state-owned properties, and collected overdue taxes as a quasi governmental entity. As the perpetual restructuring institution, KAMCO serves the development of the nation's economy and financial institution, maximizes government revenue by effectively managing government commissioned state-owned properties and in times of crisis, KAMCO stands in the front lines to support households, corporations, financial institutions, and even the government as the nation's economic safety-net.
Korean Culture and Information Service
KOCIS is engaged in many different projects to widely promote the beauty of Korea and to enhance cultural exchanges with other countries.
Korean Intellectual Property Office
KIPO is the governmental agency primarily responsible for handling intellectual property (IP) related issues in Korea. We are working hard to realize an IP-based creative economy by effectively supporting the creation, protection, and utilization of IP rights (IPRs).
Korean National Police Agency
Korean National Police Agency is comprised of 1 Deputy Commissioner General, 8 Bureaus, 9 Offices, 32 Divisions. - Community Safety, Investigation Bureau, Traffica and Foreign Affairs Bureaus are responsible for basic policing. Public Security, Intelligence and National Security Bureaus govern public order. Spokesperson’s Office, Planning and Coordination Office, Police Administration and Human Resources Office, Audit and Inspection Office, ICT and Equipment Policy Office, Scientific Investigation Office, Police Situation Control Center provide administrative support. - Affiliated institutions include the Korean National Police University, Police Training Institute, Central Police Academy, Korean Police Investigation Academy and the National Police Hospital. - Furthermore, the Korean National Police is regionally divided over the 18 metropolitan cities and provinces, placing 255 stations, 518 precincts and 1,433 police boxes under metropolitan and provincial police agencies.
Korean Resource Center (민족학교)
KRC offers various social services such as immigration, health and housing to assist our low-income community. Different type of cultural and educational programs are held at KRC, which helps individuals evaluate and analyze the issues that affect the community locally and nationally.
Korean Statistical Information Service
As a gateway for Korea’s official statistics, KOSIS offers a convenient one-stop service to full range of major domestic, international and North Korean statistics. Currently, official statistics produced by over 120 statistical agencies covering more than 500 subject matters as well as the latest data on international finance and economy from international organizations (i.e. IMF, World Bank, OECD) are available on KOSIS. In case of its english version, official statistics on 226 subject matters are provided. The site features easy and convenient search functions, a large range of easy-to-comprehend contents for general users and referential information to facilitate users with easy and fast access to information they need.
Korean-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry
The German Chambers of Commerce Abroad (AHKs) represent German business interests at more than 140 locations in 92 countries worldwide. The AHKs support German companies that want to build or expand their foreign business.
LG Economic Research Institute
In step with Korea’s rapid economic development, LG Economic Research Institute has provided clients with timely insights into key issues of the changing economy and industries, as well as delivered corresponding solutions and management strategies. We strive to provide the most insightful knowledge and practical solutions in the dynamic global business environment and to help the Korean society and businesses prosper amid the uncertainty of the future.
Mexican Embassy in Seoul, Korea (Republic)
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Ministry Of Science and ICT
The Ministry Identity (MI) for the Ministry of Science and ICT is rooted in the creativity and imagination, and embodies the vision of opening up an era of creating new value based on the convergence between science & technology and ICT to bring happiness to the public.
Ministry for Health and Welfare
The Ministry of Health and Welfare(MOHW) coordinates and oversees health and welfare related affairs and policies. It’s mission is to establish an inclusive welfare state that ensures happy and healthy lives for all citizens. The ministry consists of four offices and 20 bureaus with approximately 3,000 employees.
Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
With the vision of making the country where people do farming without concerns and safely consume agricultural products, the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (MAFRA) endeavors to establish a system for the management of agricultural products in line with the new distribution environment and the human-centered agricultural policy reform. Furthermore, MAFRA is exerting efforts on the ground to build innovative capacity for the sustainable growth of agriculture and food, and to establish infrastructure for liveable rural areas. We will collect wisdoms for the future of Korea’s agriculture and rural community as well as the food industry, and make bold policy reforms where necessary.