South Korea is a powerhouse economy and robust democracy. The country is now actively sharing lessons of its own transformation from aid recipient to donor. Our office in Seoul works to strengthen the capacity of South Korean government agencies and NGOs, and facilitates regional cooperation in Northeast Asia. Korea office website.
NEWS FROM KOREA
ASEAN Could Take Lead on Plastic Crisis in Asia
April 19, 2017
2017 Asia Foundation Development Fellows Converge in Korea and Vietnam
April 12, 2017
New Women’s Business Center and Incubator in Ulaanbaatar
In 2016 The Asia Foundation, along with the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and the office of the Mayor of Ulaanbaatar, will establish Ulaanbaatar’s first Women’s Business Center and Incubator to empower female entrepreneurs. Women in Ulaanbaatar continue to face a range of cultural, financial, and legal barriers to their ability to start and grow businesses. The center is expected to increase the number of women-owned businesses, and create an enabling environment for women entrepreneurs to receive high-quality business support and development services.
HIGHLIGHTS ACROSS ASIA
Cambodia’s Online Reform Initiative Inventory
Addressing Industrial Pollution Along the Kelani River
April 26, 2017
Asia Foundation Releases Report on Disaster Preparedness During Political Transition in Nepal
April 24, 2017
Asia Foundation’s Young Lotus Circle Gathers in New York for Women’s Empowerment
April 24, 2017