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ASEAN-Korea Centre

The ASEAN-Korea Centre(AKC) is an Intergovernmental Organization
mandated to promote economic and socio-cultural cooperation
between the ASEAN Member States and Korea.

VISION

To be a key player in building a lasting and genuine partnership between ASEAN and Korea

ESTABLISHMENT

Inaugurated on 13 March 2009

MEMBERS

10 ASEAN Member States and Korea

ASEAN-KOREA Centre Members

  • BRUNEI

  • CAMBODIA

  • INDONESIA

  • KOREA

  • LAO PDR

  • MALAYSIA

  • MYANMAR

  • PHILIPPINES

  • SINGAPORE

  • THAILAND

  • VIETNAM

  • COUNCIL

    A supreme decision-making organ of the AKC composed of 11 Directors appointed by each Member

  • EXCUTIVE BOARD

    A supervising and advisory body for the Secretariat composed of 11 representatives appointed by each Member

  • SECRETARIAT

    An administrative body of the AKC composed of the Secretary General and four units: Development Planning and General Aairs Unit, Trade and Investment Unit, Culture and Tourism Unit, and Information and Data Unit

SECRETARY GENERAL
  • Development Planning & General Affairs Unit

    Plan and evaluate annual work programs

    Execute annual budget and manage human resources

    Prepare and implement meetings with Council Directors and Executive Directors

  • Trade & Investment Unit

    Increase trade volume between ASEAN and Korea

    Facilitate Korean investments into ASEAN Member States

    Support ASEAN enterprises’ capacity-building and technology development

  • Culture & Tourism Unit

    Organize promotional events for ASEAN tourism and provide related information

    Support capacity-building of tourism industries within ASEAN Member States

    Facilitate cultural exchange to foster mutual understanding

  • Information & Data Unit

    Raise public awareness of ASEAN and promote youth exchange

    Foster understanding of ASEAN through media, SNS, website, publications

    Publish staff report and provide information on ASEAN-related topics

The Centre's logo symbolizes
the bond tying ASEAN(A) and Korea(K) together and
represents their dynamic partnership moving toward
a brighter future with continuous renewal

SYMBOL MARK

Moebius Band represents constant transformation and renewal, while the color Blue symbolizes future progress and far vision, and projects the image of steadfastness and confidence.

COLOR

2019

  • 18~29 Feb 11th Annual Meeting of the Council of the Centre

2018

  • 16 Apr Inauguration of the 4th Secretary General H.E. Lee Hyuk
  • 26-27 Feb 10th Annual Meeting of the Council of the Centre

2017

  • 16-17 Feb 9th Annual Meeting of the Council of the Centre

2016

  • 18-19 Feb 8th Annual Meeting of the Council of the Centre

2015

  • 5-6 Feb 7th Annual Meeting of the Council of the Centre
  • 13 Mar Inauguration of the 3rd Secretary General H.E. KIM Young-sun

2014

  • 13-14 Feb 6th Annual Meeting of the Council of the Centre

2013

  • 21-22 Feb 5th Annual Meeting of the Council of the Centre

2012

  • 9-10 Feb 4th Annual Meeting of the Council of the Centre
  • 13 Mar Inauguration of the 2nd Secretary General H.E. Chung Hae-moon

2011

  • 17-18 Feb 3rd Annual Meeting of the Council of the Centre

2010

  • 4-5 Feb 2nd Annual Meeting of the Council of the Centre

2009

  • 13 Mar Inauguration of the Centre with the Inaugural Meeting of the Council of the Centre
    Inauguration of the 1st Secretary General H.E. Cho Young-jai

2008

  • 3 Dec Entry into force of the MOU

2007

  • 21 Nov Signing of the MOU on establishing the ASEAN-Korea Centre between the Republic of Korea and the ASEAN Member States on the occasion of the 11th ASEAN-Korea Summit (Singapore)

2005 ~

  • Feasibility study on establishing the ASEAN-Korea Centre