Gyeongnam Indonesian Community


-The number of residents: 39,360(as of Nov. 30th 2019)
-The number of residents in Gyeongnam: 6,983
-Type of migration: Non-expert worker, marriage

directions_walkHistory of the community

1999 establishment(current president: Lisa, the number of members: approximately 1,500)
1999~2003 took part in a campaign against the Industrial Trainee system(ITS)
2003.12 participated in a 100 day protest against forced deportation of undocumented workers
2005.5 organized the fundraiser for tsunami victims in Southwest Asia
2008.5 hosted a celebration event for Gyeongnam Migrants Center‘s 10th anniversary
2008.9 participated in the Asian Multicultural Festival
2009.7 co-organized overseas presidential election with the embassy of Indonesia in Korea
2009.8 organized a celebration for 55th anniversary of Indonesian Independence
2010~2020 participated in the MAMF
2015.5 officially established the community in Gyeongnam
2016.2 organized a New Year‘s celebration for all Indonesian residents in Korea
2016 organized/ provided door-to-door consul service for Indonesians
2017~2019 organized an international potluck with other migrant communities
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 independence day celebration, New Year’s celebration, farewell gatherings, summer camp and day tour, fundraisers for Gyeongnam Migrants Center, monthly meeting

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