홈 About KINU Mission & History

Mission & History

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Demonstrating its academic and policy capabilities, KINU has established itself as an institute leading various academic and civic institutions in the field of unification and North Korean studies.

Mission

KINU's mission is to contribute to the national unification policy through systemic research and analysis on issues regarding national unification and the rebuilding of a national community.

History

  • Apr. 30. 2020Koh, Yu-hwan appointed as the 18th President
  • Jun. 13. 2019Lim, Kang-Taeg appointed as the 17th President
  • Apr. 12. 2018Kim, Yeon-Chul appointed as the 16th President
  • Mar. 28. 2017Son, Gi-Woong appointed as the 15th President
  • Mar. 28. 2014Choi, Jin-Wook appointed as the 14th President
  • Aug. 09. 2013Cheon, Seong-Whun appointed as the 13th President
  • Dec. 14. 2012Kim, Dong-Sung appointed as the 12th President
  • Aug. 8. 2011Kim, Tae-Woo appointed as the 11th President
  • Aug. 8. 2008Suh, Jae-Jean appointed as the 10th President
  • Jan.18. 2007Rhee, Bong-Jo appointed as the 9th President
  • Jul. 1. 2005The Korea Research Council for Humanities and Social Sciences renamed to the National Research Council for Economics, Humanities and Social Sciences(NRCS) under the Prime Minister's Office
  • Jan.18. 2004Park, Young-Kyu appointed as the 8th President
  • Jan.18. 2001Seo, Byung-Chul appointed as the 7th President
  • Jul.06. 1999Kwak, Tae-Hwan appointed as the 6th President
  • Jan.29. 1999Name of the Institute altered to Korea Institute for National Unification(KINU) Jurisdiction transferred to the Korea Research Council for Humanities and Social Sciences under the Prime Minister's Office
  • Dec. 9. 1998Research Council on Unification Affairs established
  • Aug.28. 1998Information Center for Unification established
  • Apr.16. 1998Yang, Young-Shik appointed as the 5th President
  • Dec.19. 1996Jeong, Se-Hyun appointed as the 3rd and 4th President
  • Apr.01. 1996Information Center for North Korean Human Rights established
  • Apr. 3. 1991RINU opened
  • Jan. 3. 1991Lee, Byoung-Yong appointed as the 1st and 2nd President
  • Nov. 6. 1990An eight-member committee for the Establishment of RINU launched
  • Nov. 1. 1990RINU(Research Institute for National Unification) founded under the Ministry of Unification