History

Legal Ground

  • Article 46 of the Framework Act on Gender Equality(Establishment of the Korean Institute for Gender Equality Promotion and Education)

Purpose of Foundation

  • Provide and support systematic gender equality education to improve gender-discriminatory perspectives and practices in the Korean society and to create a healthy environment enabling both women and mento develop their capabilities and talents.
  • 2021

    • Jul

      Myungsun Jang,
      appointed as the 9th President of KIGEPE

  • 2020

    • Jul

      MOU with the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries

  • 2019

    • Aug

      Asian Gender Trainers' Network Program(AGenT) Launched

    • Oct

      MOU with the Ministry of Women's Affairs of Cambodia

  • 2018

    • Nov

      International Cooperation Center Opened

    • Jun

      Yoonkyeong Nah,
      appointed as the 8th President of KIGEPE

  • 2016

    • Dec

      Received Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education Award as an excellent remote
      education & training center

    • Jan

      Moosuk MIN,
      appointed as the 7th President of KIGEPE

  • 2015

    • Jul

      Full Implementation of the Framework Act on Gender Equality

  • 2014

    • Jun

      KIGEPE Goyang Campus opened

    • Feb

      Haing KIM,
      appointed as the 6th President of KIGEPE

  • 2013

    • Mar

      10th Anniversary of the KIGEPE's Foundation

    • Jan

      Appointed as a non-classified public institution

  • 2012

    • Dec

      Cumulative education population reached 500,000

  • 2011

    • Dec

      Sook-kyung, MOON,
      appointed as the 5th president

    • May

      KIGEPE South Center opened

    • Apr

      Public corporation MOU with The Korean Industry Art Association

  • 2010

    • Jan~Dec

      Public corporation MOU with the KOICA and Vietnam Central Women Training School

    • Sep

      Received a Plaque of Appreciation from the Ministry of National Defense for spreading gender equality awareness, commemorating the 60th anniversary of the foundation of women military force

    • Jun

      Permitted to establish remote education & training center
      (by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology)

  • 2009

    • Jun~Dec

      MOU with the Korea Women's Center, the Local Government Officials Development Institute, and The Vietnam Women’s Union(VWU) for project exchange and cooperation on gender equality

    • Mar

      Appointed as a training institute in special field of expertise by Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education

  • 2008

    • Jun~Dec

      MOU with the Philippines’ Miriam College and Mongolian Business Management Academy for project exchange and cooperation on gender equality

    • Aug

      Sook-Kyung MOON,
      appointed as 4th President

    • Mar

      The 5th anniversary of KIGEPE foundation

  • 2007

    • Jun~Dec

      MOU with an overseas gender equality education institution and a central government’s education institute for operation of gender equality education course

    • Aug

      Hee-eim KIM,
      appointed as 3th President

  • 2006

    • Jan~Dec

      MOU with a central government’s training institute, a local municipality, five local public servants’ education institute and a local women’s policy development center for operation of gender equality education

    • Dec

      Proclamation of the Framework Act on Women’s Development (Article 21-3 as the legal basis for establishment of the Korean Institute for Gender Equality Promotion and Education)

    • Apr

      Jae-in KIM,
      appointed as 2th President

  • 2005

    • May~Dec

      MOU with four local public servants’ education institute for operation of gender quality education course

    • Dec

      Received Meritorious Institution Award in the area of education and training development
      (by Civil Service Commission)

  • 2004

    • Sep

      Designated as a specialized training institute for 2003 (Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education)

    • Sep

      Designated as the education institute for optional specialized education & training course for central government officials (Ministry of Government Administration and Home Affairs)

    • Sep

      Started education

    • Aug

      Designated as the education institute for optional specialized education & training course for central government officials (Ministry of Government Administration and Home Affairs)

    • Jun

      Opening ceremony of the Korean Institute for Gender
      Equality Promotion and Education

    • Apr

      Sung-ja KANG,
      appointed as the 1th President of KIGEPE

    • Mar

      Registered the establishment of the Korean Institute for Gender Equality Promotion and Education

    • Feb

      Hosted Board of Directors meeting on foundation of the Korean Institute for Gender Equality Promotion and Education

  • 2002

    • Nov

      Secured budget for establishment and operation of the Korean Institute for Gender Equality Promotion and Education (Women Development Fund)

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