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]


The Asia Foundation hosted the “North Korean Refugee Entrepreneurs in South Korea” Report Launch Event

April 28, 2021 - The Asia Foundation, in collaboration with the KDI School of Public Policy and Management, hosted a report launch event titled “North Korean Refugee Entrepreneurs in South Korea: Unveiling Korea’s Hidden Potential” on April 28, 2021, 16:00 to 18:00 (KST). After a report overview presented by Korea Country Representative Kwang Kim, the Forum convened North Korean refugee experts across academia, NGOs, and the legal and public sectors. They discussed insights on North Korean refugee entrepreneurs and offered policy recommendations to bolster social inclusion, in order to support refugee entrepreneurs in Korea. Below is the list of speakers invited to the Forum: Welcome remarks Jong-il You, Dean, KDI School of Public Policy and Management Congratulatory remarks Andrei Lankov, Professor, Kookmin University Presenter Kwang Kim, Country Representative, The Asi..


Our Location

yewoon organiation
  • 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
go top