[KS] Conference on 15 years of local councils in Korea

Bernhard Seliger bjseliger at yahoo.de
Mon Apr 11 06:14:23 EDT 2005

Dear colleagues, 
decentralization and local autonomy have been important political topics in Korea throughout the last two decades. Therefore, the following conference organized by the Research Institute of Local Councils and supported by Hanns Seidel Foundation Korea might be of interest for you: 


15 Years of Local Councils: Results and Perspectives


When: April 15th, 2005  2 p.m.- 5 p.m.

Where: Plenar hall of Jung-Gu local council, Incheon city

Organizer: Research Institute of Local Councils

Sponsor: Presidential Committee on Government Innovation & Decentralization – Hanns Seidel Foundation Korea




13:30-14:00       Registration


14:00-14:30 Opening ceremony


                      Opening  speech: Lee, Jae-Chang (Chairman, NCAC-National Council Association of Chairmans)


Congratulatory Remarks  

Dr. Rainer Gepperth (Hanns Seidel Foundation, Director, Institute for International Contact and Cooperation)


14:30-17:00   Seminar


Moderator: Dr. Im, Kyong-Ho (President, RILC)


Keynote speech „Guidelines for the promotion of local autonomy under the participatory government“

Park, Jae-Young (Director for decentralization issues, NCAC)



 „15 Years of local councils: results and perspectives“

Prof. Dr. Kim, Sun-Eun (Dongui Uni., Public Administration)




 Prof. Dr. Lee, Gi-Wu(Inha Uni.)

Ju, Jae-Min (Chairman, Council Association of Chairmans der Jeollabuk-Do)

Gong, Bom-Sok (Ministry of Government and Home Affairs)

Dr. Kim, Byong-Guk (Researcher, Korea Research Institute for Local Administration)


All interested persons are welcome!




Bernhard Seliger


Dr. Bernhard Seliger

Hanns Seidel Stiftung - Seoul Office

Room 501, Soo Young Bldg., 64-1, Hannam 1 Dong, Yongsan-gu

Seoul, Republic of Korea

Tel.+ 82 2 790 5344

Fax. + 82 2 790 5346
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