Gyeongnam Vietnamese Community


-The number of residents: 197,340(as of Nov. 30th 2019)
-The number of residents in Gyeongnam: 20,116
-Type of migration: Non-expert worker, marriage

directions_walkHistory of the community

2001 established the community (current president: Hoang Khac Giang, the number of members: approximately 8,000)
2001~2003 took part in a campaign against the Industrial Trainee system(ITS)
2008.9 participated in the Asian Multicultural Festival
2009 community leaders’ workshop
2010~2020 participated in the MAMF
2010.12 supported the investigation for the Vietnamese migrant workers who died during a raid by immigration police
2014 The current president, Hoang Khac Giang became a board member of the Gyeongnam Migrants center
2015.10 participated in MAMF2016 as the featured country 
2016~2019 organized an international potluck with other migrant communities
2018 signed an MOU with the Gyeongnam Lawyers association
2019.11 volunteered for ASEAN-ROK Commemorative Summit and ASEAN Fantasia
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  
2021.9 organized a promotion group of migrants for MAMF2021

menu_bookKey Activities

-Human rights movement the campaign against the Industrial Trainee system(ITS), joint-statement on the International Labour Day
-Self-governing Activities New Year’s celebration, Victory Day celebration, goodbye and birthday parties for community members, support programs for community members, work place safety trainings, driving course for foreign-born residents, summer camp and day tour, fundraisers for democracy movement of Myanmar, Gyeongnam Migrants Center, volunteer programs at the multicultural library, etc.

people_outlineKey Figures

-Hoang Tin Tin a CEO in Vietnam, president of Vietnam-Korea Business Council, who aslo served as the first president of Gyeongnam Vietnamese Community

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