Local Government Council

Plan for organizing local government council

  • Background  :  Article 152 of the Local Autonomy Act(Formation of Administrative Consultative Council)
  • Member  :  Heads of local governments(Wide-area unit + Basic unit)
  • Council  :  To consist of General Assembly, Working-level Council and Councils of each city and province
    • General Assembly : Heads of local governments
    • Working Level Council : Directors or heads of divisions from relevant local governments(divisions related to planning and finance, citizen engagement, local economy, social welfare, and so on)
  • Major function  :  

    Establishing major policies for promoting basic income initiatives

    Planning and researching on basic income and conducting researches, analysis, evaluation and training on related action plans

    Improving laws and institutions for facilitating basic income

    Engaging in joint and promotional activities for facilitating basic income

    International exchanges and cooperation related to basic income

    Coordinating consultations among more than 2 local governments and relevant agencies of local governments regarding basic income

    Sending requests or opinions on basic income to central and local governments or related agencies

    Discussing some other agenda raised by the chair or members

  • Procedures  :  Council resolution and notification by each local governments → reporting to the Ministry of Interior and Safety

Current status

  • History

('18.10.30.) First proposed at the 40th Governors Association of Korea(Gyeonggi Province's governor)

('18.10.29.) Recruited members for Local Government Council on Basic Income(→ Nationwide)

('19. 4.29.) Declaration of launching the Local Government Council on Basic Income at 2019 Korea Basic Income Fair(36 local governments)

('20. 9.10.) Held an inauguration ceremony of Local Government Council on Basic Income(48 local governments)

('21. 1.21.) Confirmed the Code for operating Local Government Council on Basic Income

('21. 2.~3.) Resolution on the agreement of local councils for the code

  • 51 autonomous local governments have applied for the Council.
Total Wide-area Unit(1) Basic unit(50)
Gyeonggi Province(30) Nation-wide(20)
51 Gyeonggi Province 30 Si(city)·Gun

Seoul(Jung-gu, Geumcheon-gu, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Gangdong-gu), Busan(Nam-gu, Geumjeong-gu, Yeonje-gu, Dong-gu ), Incheon(Michuhol-gu, Yeonsu-gu, Dong-gu), Daejeon(Daedeok-gu), Ulsan(Ulju-gun), Chungnam(Dangjinsi, Buyeo-gun), Jeonbuk(Namwon-si, Gochang-gun), Gyeongnam(Yangsan-si, Goseong-gun), Gangwon(Taebaek-si)

  • Execution procedure

Recruitment and consultation

Nov 2018 ~ on-going

Preparation including code establishment

Oct 2020 ~ Jan 2021

Local government council resolution and notification

Feb ~ Mar 2021

Reporting to the Ministry of Interior and Safety and holding Inaugural General Meeting (4.14.)

April 28, 2021

Set-up and operation of Secretariat

May 2021 ~