Encyclopedia of Public International Law in Asia Online

Get access

9. International & Regional Organisations | Korea
(2,524 words)

9.1 Admission, Membership and Participation in International Organisations

9.1.1 Korea’s Participation in International Organizations

The Republic of Korea became the 161th Member States of the United Nations on September 17, 1991. Before joining the UN, Korea eagerly sought a membership mostly in financial organizations such as IMF, IBRD, and ADB as well as in the UN specialized agencies.

As of May, 2018, Korea participates in 89 IGOs (Inter-Governmental Organizations) i…

Cite this page
Lee, Seryon, “9. International & Regional Organisations | Korea”, in: Encyclopedia of Public International Law in Asia Online, General Editor: Seokwoo Lee. Consulted online on 29 September 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2772-8161_EPIL_COM_1047>
First published online: 2021
First print edition: 20210922

▲   Back to top   ▲