Think tank

Peace & Democracy Institute

Peace & Democracy Institute ‒ PDI

Seoul, South Korea

PDI is a university-affiliated research institute in Korea University run by Department of Political Science and International Relations. It was established to contribute to research on peace and democracy in the Korean Peninsula. PDI has conducted research on peaceful coexistence in the Korean Peninsula and international relations among Asian countries. In March 2010, PDI has widened its research interests by running seven centers: Center for the Study of Inequality and Democracy, Center for the Study of Peace and Reunification, Center for the Study of Political Leadership, Center for the Study of European Union, Korea-Asia Center for Development and Cooperation, Center for Reconciliation and Cooperation in East Asia, and Center for the Study of Conflicts. PDI also seeks to share its research results with the public by opening up access to the public on the website and running civic education programs in order to promote the public understanding of politics, peace, and democracy.

Contact details

Website:
http://pdi.or.kr/eng/

Address:
(02841) PDI, Korea University, 145, Anam-ro, Seongbuk-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea

Country:
South Korea

Sub-region:
Eastern Asia

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Korea
Operating languages
English , Korean

Organisation details

Business model
University institute/center
Institutional affiliations
University
Year founded
1988
Age (years)
Peace & Democracy Institute
 33
South Korea average
 33
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Department of Political Science and International Relations, Korea University
Founder gender: Other/Not applicable
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Hong-Kyu Park
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2019
Peace & Democracy Institute
 33
South Korea average
 128
Global average
 120
% Female staff
2019
Peace & Democracy Institute
39% 
South Korea average
31% 
Global average
42% 
% Female researchers
2019
Peace & Democracy Institute
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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