Think tank

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;jsessionid=Og0Y9w8O0TRnbAQfKpw-D17m.public12

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
1975
Age (years)
National Institute of Foreign Affairs and National Security
 46
South Korea average
 33
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Korean government
Founder gender: Other/Not applicable
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Jun Bong-Geun
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2019
National Institute of Foreign Affairs and National Security
 46
South Korea average
 128
Global average
 120
% Female staff
2019
National Institute of Foreign Affairs and National Security
48% 
South Korea average
31% 
Global average
42% 
% Female researchers
2019
National Institute of Foreign Affairs and National Security
50% 
South Korea average
29% 
Global average
34% 

Data notes

Last updated: 30/03/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website
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