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Introduction

Welcome to the committee for the five northern korean provinces
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The 2nd article of “the Special Law for the Five Northern Korean Provinces” defines the five Northern Korean Provinces as Hwanghe-do, Pyeongan-nam-do, Pyeongan-buk-do, Hamkyeong-nam-do, Hamkyeong-buk-do which are administrative districts since August 15th, 1945 that have not been recaptured yet. Until the districts under jurisdiction are reclaimed, Committee for the Five Northern Korean Provinces administers affairs as below under a control of the relevant Minister.

Research

Gathering and analyzing information related to the five Northern Korean Provinces’ Politics, Economics, Social, Culture, Education, and other various fields.

Studying various policies to be executed upon reclaiming the five Northern Korean Provinces.

Administration and support of the Provincial people in South Korea.

Inspecting conditions of the Provincial people in South Korea and aid their stabilized livelihood.

Under the 30th article of “North Korean Refugees’ Protection and Settlement Aid Law”, by collaborating with North Korean Refugee Support Association, support various services such as forming relationships between North Korean refugees and the Provincial People in South Korea.

Supporting and nurturing succeeding generations of the Provincial People.

Operational support of the department that gathers and manages information related to reunion of separated families.

Succession and development of the five Northern Korean Provinces’ folk culture.

Supervision and support of the Provincial People of North Korea associations.

Foster liberal democracy and awareness of national security.

Issue various verification for the Provincial People of North Korea.

While executing the tasks, Committee for the Five Northern Korean Provinces will reflect valuable opinions of Provincial people and actively push forward in order to fulfill a democratic, advanced, and creative administration.

We ask you for an active support and wholehearted participation.

Thank you.