Provincial Assembly and Municipal Chapter

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Provincial Assembly
  • Composition

  • Provincial Assemblies consist of members representing each region of the special metropolitan city, metropolitan cities, cities, provinces and special self-governing provinces of South Korea, 5 North Korean provinces, and overseas areas.
    - Domestic : 17 cities and provinces, 5 North Korean provinces
    - Overseas : Japan, China, ASEAN, Americas and Europe
  • The Chairperson appoints a vice chairperson to represent the Provincial Assemblies and supervise their administrative affairs.
  • Functions

    • Advise and propose peaceful unification policies through the provincial assemblies
    • Form and gather regional opinions on a peaceful unification
    • Deepen and broaden the regional support basis for a peaceful unification
    • Perform other essential regional activities to lay the groundwork for reunification
  • Projects

  • Article 2 of the Managerial Regulations of Domestic Provincial Assembly
    - Establishing and implementing a detailed plan to convene the provincial assemblies
    - Conducting surveys and research for unification policy advice and proposals
    - Promoting regional discussions on reunification and implementing programs to gather regional opinions
    - Supporting and promoting activities and projects of youth and women council members
    - Implementing unification education to foster the future generation of a united-Korea
    - Carrying out unification culture projects to lay the groundwork for unification
    - Facilitating inter-Korean exchanges and cooperation projects
    - Implementing other projects aligned with the objectives of provincial assemblies
  • Article 3 of the Managerial Regulations of Overseas Provincial Assembly
    - Establishing and implementing a detailed plan to convene the overseas provincial assemblies
    - Conducting surveys and research for unification policy advice and proposals
    - Promoting discussions on reunification across overseas Korean communities and gathering regional opinions
    - Supporting the activities of youth and women council members
    - Raising the unification awareness of overseas Korean teenagers
    - Laying the groundwork for reunification through overseas Korean communities
    - Implementing other projects aligned with the objectives of provincial assemblies
  • Conferences of Provincial Assembly

  • The provincial assemblies are convened once every two years, in the year when the General Assembly is not held, by each city and province of South Korea.
    - The conferences are presided over by the respective vice chairperson for each city and province with all
        council members in attendance according to their representation.
    - Overseas provincial assembly convene their conferences on invitation to Korea.
Municipal Chapter
  • Composition

  • Municipal Chapter are established for each city, county and district of South Korea and composed of council members residing in each community.
    - Domestic : 228 municipal chapters, Overseas : 43 municipal chapters (122 nations)
  • The Chairperson appoints the head of each municipal chapter to represent each body and supervise overall administrative affairs.
  • Functions

    • Gather community opinions on a peaceful unification
    • Promote community discussions on a peaceful unification
    • Lead local residents to reach agreements on a peaceful unification
    • Other community activities required to lay the groundwork for unification
  • Major Projects of Domestic Municipal Chapter

  • Gathering community opinions on a peaceful unification
  • Sharing understanding of unification policies throughout communities
  • Promoting intra- and inter-community discussions on reunification
  • Raising unification awareness to foster the future generation for a united-Korea
  • Uniting the resolution and capabilities of local residents for reunification through unification culture projects
  • Facilitating inter-Korean interactions and cooperation
  • Contributing to community reconciliation and development
  • Implementing other projects aligned with the objectives of municipal Chapter
  • Major Projects of Overseas Municipal Chapter

  • Gathering opinions of overseas Korean communities on a peaceful unification
  • Sharing understanding of unification policies throughout communities and enhancing the support basis of the international community
  • Raising unification recognition of overseas Korean teenagers
  • Laying the groundwork for reunification through overseas Korean communities
  • Promoting overseas Koreans' reconciliation and amicable relations within the community and with the societies in which they live
  • Implementing other projects aligned with the objectives of municipal Chapter
  • The National Unification Advisory Council serves as the central mechanism of the reunification movement to promote communication with and reconciliation between the people and implements multi-faceted activities, including advising the President on unification policy, to spread understanding and unite the nation's determination and capabilities for reunification.
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