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.
Strengthening Aid Effectiveness
Korea has continued to play an important role in the international development community by strengthening the effectiveness of its aid programs and enhancing the capacity of its development professionals. In support of these efforts, the Foundation, in partnership with the KDI School of Public Policy and Management, provides study visits for Korean mid-career development professionals to Myanmar to learn about development challenges the country faces in this critical time of transition.
NEWS FROM KOREA
Asia Foundation Announces YBM Support to Expand Let’s Read! in Asia
December 19, 2017
Unlikely Counterparts: Lessons from Cambodia and South Korea on Women in the Workforce
December 13, 2017
Korea is now a leader among Asian nations in building environmental resilience. In order to share Korea’s success, our Seoul office organized a week-long study tour for participants from Bangladesh, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam, who were guided through Korea’s national and municipal planning, policy, and institutional frameworks developed in response to growing environmental threats.
HIGHLIGHTS ACROSS ASIA
Inaugural Lotus Leadership Awards Dinner in San Francisco Honors Japan’s Akie Abe and Myanmar’s Colorful Girls
February 22, 2018
Asia Foundation and Lotus Circle Honor Japan’s Akie Abe and Myanmar’s Colorful Girls
February 14, 2018
A Conversation with Japan’s Akie Abe on Advancing Gender Equality
February 14, 2018
Asia Foundation Selects 2018 Development Fellows
February 12, 2018