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Emphasized Policies

Expanding the Infrastructure for the Globalization of the Provincial Government

Diversifying and Insuring International Exchange Areas

  • Securing one stronghold per continent
  • Diversifying international exchange areas.
    • Sister province relationship: six areas to 10 areas (2015)
    • Sector exchange: eight areas to 10 areas (2015)
      • Europe : securing a stronghold to jointly promote tourism and the high-tech industry
      • Central and South America : securing a new stronghold to maintain friendly relationships in agriculture, environment, tourism and the public officials training program.
      • Southwest Asia: securing a new stronghold in developing countries, i.e., India.
        * Sign a sister province relationship based on analysis results, including performance and prospects, after two-three years of exchange.
  • Deepen sector exchanges with existing sister provinces.
    : For example, Alberta in Canada: joint research in sectors, including biology, inland waters, environment, and forestry.

12th Governor's Conference of Northeast Asia

  • Time : second half of 2007
  • Venue : Tottori-ken in Japan
  • Participants : 200 from five local governments and organizations.
    • Governors and officials for international growth and exchange
    • Journalists and people concerned about the accompanying events, i.e., Local Specialties Exhibition.
  • Main Events : The Governor's Conference, the Local Specialties Exhibition, and the Art Exhibition
  • Development Perspectives.
    • Emphasizing the role of economic cooperation in the realization of public pledges and promoting science and technology exchanges
    • Emphasizing the role of economic cooperation in the realization of public pledges and promoting science and technology exchanges

Workshop for International Exchange Institutions and Organizations

  • Background
    • Communicating with the appropriate organizations
    • Improving the global mindset and competitiveness of local diplomatic activities
  • Time : two-three days in June
  • Participants : 80 officials from provinces, cities, counties, educational institutions, university staff, and foreign trainees
  • Main Events
    • Invitational specialist lectures, forums, and case-study presentations
    • Introducing national policies and exchanging information with foreign trainees

Operating the Association of Love Gangwon-do with foreign trainee public officials

  • 32 foreign trainees are presently involved in long-term training (more than six months)
    : 11 from Tottori-ken in Japan, 10 from Jilim in China, 2 from the Maritime Province of Russia, 8 from the Tuv Province in Mongolia, and 1 from Vietnam.
  • Providing information on a regular basis and increasing public interest.
    • Distributing periodic publications and promotional materials
    • Sending New Year's cards and holding a social gathering during international events
  • Posting the details of international exchange activities on a website in Korean and English.
    * The invitations to Gangwon Residents Day and the International Exchange Forum are currently being reviewed.

Operating an Overseas Agent

  • Background and Role
    • International exchange activities are gradually increased in line with the progress of localization and decentralization.
    • Collecting data and providing information related to the provincial government
    • Providing public officials with interpretation and guide services during overseas business trips
  • Agent : Synapse International (Oklahoma in the U.S.A.)
  • Working Expenses : 36 Million Korean Won
    * Assigned since 2004: contributed to the globalization of the geothermal/wind energy and fire administration sectors.

Fostering Global Human Resources

Experience Training Program for Second-Generation Overseas Koreans from Gangwon-do

  • Time: 10 days in August
  • Participants: 30
    • Including 15 overseas middle and high school students
    • Exemplary local students selected within the province are also participating in the effective training
  • Programs: tradition and cultural experiences, homestay and tours.
  • Promotion: publicly invited and selected by a university within the province.
    • Gangwon-do: selecting the participants and supplying training costs
    • University: organizing and evaluating the program
  • Working Expenses: 20 Million Korean Won.

Exemplary Youth Training Program in Europe

  • Time: eight days in August.
  • Participants: 18
    * Heads of a youth family with outstanding grades (one per city/county).
  • Promotion
    • Gangwon-do : selecting the participants and paying for their airfare and travel expenses
    • Visiting schools, institutes, museums, and tourist attractions
  • Programs
    • A bus tour in 4-7 European countries around Germany
    • Visiting schools, institutes, museums, and tourist attractions.
  • Working Expenses : 50 Million Korean Won

University Students Gangwon Forum

  • Time: 10 days in July
  • Participants: 30
    from seven interchange areas: Gangwon-do in Korea, Jilim in China, Tottori-ken in Japan, the Tuv Province in Mongolia, the Maritime Province of Russia, Quang-Ninh in Vietnam, and Sarawak in Borneo.
  • Promotion: publicly invited and selected by a university within the province.
    • Gangwon-do: selecting and inviting the students, supplying working expenses, and evaluating the outcome
    • University: organizing the forum and providing the traditional/cultural experiences and homestay.
  • Working Expenses: 20 Million Korean Won

Gangwon Cultural Experience Program for Foreign Students

  • Background
    • Providing foreign students within the province with the opportunity to experience the culture and history of Gangwon-do
    • Creating a pro-Gangwon atmosphere on their return home
  • Time: 10 days in July-August
  • Participants: 30
    * Selecting the foreign students from within the province.
  • Promotion: publicly invited and selected by a university within the province.
    • Introducing provincial policies through various media, including multivision video, and holding a social gathering to respond to any inconveniences while living in Gangwon-do
    • Providing opportunities to experience tradition and culture, and touring industrial facilities and tourist attractions
  • Working Expenses : 10 Million Korean Won

Instilling Provincial Pride in Overseas Koreans from Gangwon-do

Workshop for Honorary Overseas Coordinators and the Chairmen of the Associations of Overseas Koreans from Gangwon-do

  • Time: four days in October close to Chuseok (Harvest Festival).
  • Participants: 25
    * 15 chairmen from the Associations of Overseas Koreans from Gangwon-do in seven countries, and 31 honorary overseas coordinators in 18 countries.
  • Program: presentation of provincial administration, a social gathering, and sightseeing.
    *The candidate sites for sightseeing include Geumgangsan (Mt.) and Jeju-do.
  • Working Expenses: 25 Million Korean Won

Invitational Presentation on Provincial Administration for Overseas Koreans from Gangwon-do

  • Time: five days in April-May.
  • Participants : 30
    * Actively operating Associations of Overseas Koreans from Gangwon-do in countries including the U.S.A., Canada, and Germany
  • Programs
    • Presentation about provincial administration and a social gathering
    • Touring industrial facilities and tourist attractions
  • Working Expenses: 10 Million Korean Won

Korean Culture Diffusion in the Maritime Province of Russia and Quang-Ninh in Vietnam

  • Time: July
  • Place: Goryeoin Collective Village in the Maritime Province of Russia and Quang-Ninh Cultural Center in Vietnam.
  • Programs
    • Sending lecturers to teach the Korean language
    • Giving trial performances of Korean traditional culture, including Taekwondo and paper crafts
  • Working Expenses: 20 Million Korean Won

Fostering Introversive Globalization

Globalization of Provincial Policies in Collaboration with KOICA (Korea International Cooperation Agency)

  • Background
    • Utilizing the KOICA training program for less developed countries to diffuse new rural development policies
    • Improving the global mindset in rural areas through multicultural experiences �� Internationally promoting provincial policies and contributing to rural development in less developed countries
  • KOICA World Brand Development Program
    • Competent Authority: KOICA of the Rural Development Administration
    • Time: seven-eight times a year, 20 days at a time
    • Participants: 20 at a time
    • Countries: 30
  • Place: Agriculture Training Institute or the best model villages.
  • Costs Involved: fully paid by KOICA.

Building an Overseas Gangwon-do Showroom

  • Background: inspect all exhibits in existing showrooms overseas and replace any exhibits, if necessary → Display a variety of quality exhibits representing Gangwon-do.
  • Time: June-August
  • Place: museums, cultural centers, and international exhibition halls.
  • Exhibits: ceramic wares, lacquered wares, knotted works, and traditional music instruments.
  • Promotion
    • Inspecting the exhibits in overseas exhibition facilities
    • Donate exhibits during the Governor's Conference or transporting them by air
  • Necessary Budget: 20 Million Korean Won

Promoting the Establishment of the International Exchange Foundation

  • Needs
    • Implementing the infrastructure to globalize provincial residents
    • Business Type: a nonprofit corporation
    • Core Business
  • Proposal
    • Expected Establishment: 2008.
    • Expanding the multicultural coexistence of the natives and foreigners living in the province
  • Operating a foreigner support center to support foreign communities.
  • Improving the global mindset by supporting private organizations in their international exchange activities.
  • Building the infrastructure to operate language and etiquette classes for globalization
  • Necessary Budgets: may vary depending on the size and the way the programs are operated.
    * The foundation is currently in operation in Busan, Daejeon, Incheon, Gwangju and Yangju.

Guidebook for Foreigners in Korea

  • Background
    • The number of foreigners is continuously increasing due to international marriages, industrial training, and foreign students
    • We need to create the conditions for multinational coexistence and harmonious residence
      * 35.9% of males in agriculture and fisheries married female foreigners in 2006.
  • Distribution: 2,000 copies.
    • Basic information on everyday living (hospitals, schools, and legal advice)
    • Manners and customs of Korea (congratulations, condolences, and food culture)
    • Published in book form in five languages: Korean, English, Chinese, Japanese, and Vietnamese
  • Target: married immigrants, foreign students, and industrial trainees.
  • Necessary Budget: 40 Million Korean Won (promoted to reflect the revised supplementary budget).
    * Visit the Website at http://gico.gwd.go.kr for further information.