Think tank

외교안보연구원

National Institute of Foreign Affairs and National Security ‒ IFANS

Seoul, South Korea

The Institute of Foreign Affairs and National Security (IFANS) is Korea’s top foreign policy and security think tank. IFANS is primarily responsible for: 1. Conducting research on and analysis of the government’s mid to long-term foreign policy and diplomatic strategy, and 2. Developing policy recommendations on pending diplomatic issues. In addition, IFANS continues to build a wide-ranging policy research network with the academia and research institutions in Korea and abroad, share Korea’s diplomatic agenda with domestic and foreign audience, and promote public understanding on foreign policy through “open diplomacy together with people.”

Contact details

Website:
http://www.ifans.go.kr/knda/ifans/eng/main/IfansEngMain.do

Address:
2572 Nambusunhwan-ro, Seocho-gu, Seoul, 06750, Seoul, Korea

Country:
South Korea

Sub-region:
Eastern Asia

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Korea
Operating languages
English , Korean

Organisation details

Business model
Government
Institutional affiliations
Government
Year founded
1976
Age (years)
외교안보연구원
 45
South Korea average
 33
Global average
 30
Founded by
Founders: Korean government
Founder gender: Other entities
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Jun Bong-Geun
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2019
외교안보연구원
 46
South Korea average
 130
Global average
 121
% Female staff
2019
외교안보연구원
 48%
South Korea average
 31%
Global average
 43%
% Female researchers
2019
외교안보연구원
 50%
South Korea average
 30%
Global average
 35%

Social

Likes (2021)
외교안보연구원
 13,520
South Korea average
 9,849
Global average
 31,343
Twitter
Followers (2021)
외교안보연구원
 1,999
South Korea average
 10,523
Global average
 18,358
Followers (2019)
외교안보연구원
 1,929
Followers (2018)
외교안보연구원
 2,801

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website
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