Gyeongnam Nepalese Community


-The number of residents: 40,230(as of Nov. 30th 2019)
-The number of residents in Gyeongnam: 3,696
-Type of migration: Non-expert worker, marriage

directions_walkHistory of the community

2005 establishment(current president:Kim Seora)
2010~2020 participated in the MAMF
2011.4 organized the Sports day event to celebrate Nepalese New Year
2012 organized the Migrants’ Volleyball Competition
2014 led a fundraiser to help Napales earthquake victims
2016 co-organized the Southwest Asian Cricket Competition
2017 organized an official meeting with the Nepalese minister of Labour and the minister of Culture
2017 held a press conference regarding the Industrial Trainee system(ITS)
2019.8 participated in the boycott movement against Japan
2021.2 released a joint statement against the military government of Myanmar
2021.5 released a joint statement for residential right for foreign workers (on Labor Day)
2021.8 released a joint statement to urge Covid relief fund for all 
2021 coordinated with the embassy of Nepal in Korea for MAMF2021
2021.9 organized a promotion group of migrants for MAMF2021 

menu_bookKey Activities

-Human rights movement joint-statement on the International Labour Day
-Self-governing Activities New Year’s celebration, dashain festival, workplace safety trainings, driving course for foreign-born residents, summer camp and day tour, fundraisers for democracy movement of Myanmar, Gyeongnam Migrants Center, fact-finding research about migrant workers

people_outlineKey Figures

-Minu The late Minod Moktan, better known as Minu was a Nepali human rights activist and singer. In 2003, he founded the rock band Stop Crackdown, which became a cultural symbol of migrant workers' struggles within the broader social movements of South Korea.
-Subedi Yagya Raj a pastor, human rights activist, president of migrants association of Gyeongnam and the multicultural family association based in Gyeongnam

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