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]


2020 Northeast Asia Policy Dialogue Forum

With the advent of the recent intertwined global crises from the Arctic meltdown to increasing wildfires, and now COVID-19, an action for climate change and sustainable development no longer is perceived as an act for future consideration, but an imminent emergency to save our lives and the economy. Among many causes that have precipitated global warming, material production accounts for more than fifth of global total emission which are mostly used in construction projects according to UNESCAP. Against this backdrop, the 2020 Northeast Asia Policy Dialogue Forum will focus on sustainable infrastructure from the national and regional perspectives. Organized jointly by KDI School of Public Policy and Management and The Asia Foundation, this forum aims to catalyze sustainable infrastructure initiatives as means to achieving regional cooperation by facilitating the exchange of ideas among key opinion leaders in China, Japan, Mongolia, and Korea. Among the 5 sessions, we would like to inv..


Our Location

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