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South Korea

Open Data Standards (KR0028)

Overview

At-a-Glance

Action Plan: South Korea Third National Action Plan 2016-2018

Action Plan Cycle: 2016

Status: Inactive

Institutions

Lead Institution: Ministry of the Interior

Support Institution(s): Central government ministries, local governments, public institutions, etc. general public, civic groups, etc.

Policy Areas

Capacity Building, E-Government, Fiscal Transparency, Open Data

IRM Review

IRM Report: South Korea Mid-Term Report 2016-2018

Starred: No

Early Results: Pending IRM Review

Design i

Verifiable: Yes

Relevant to OGP Values: Access to Information

Potential Impact:

Implementation i

Completion:

Description

Developing or revising open data standards and widening their application; Commitment: Start and End Date New / 1 July 2016 ~ 31 December 2017; Lead implementing Ministry, Department, Agency: Ministry of the Interior; Person responsible from implementing agency: Song, hee-ra; Title: Department Public Data Policy Division, Deputy director; Email: lapaella@korea.kr; Phone: +82-2-2100-3453; Other actors involved: Government Ministries, Department/ Agency: Central government ministries, local governments, public institutions, etc.; CSOs private sector, multilaterals, working groups: general public, civic groups, etc. Status quo or problem addressed by the commitment There are many cases where public institutions disclose the same data under different categories and in different forms, causing additional steps to adjust and process the data before use, which is another restriction against facilitated data use. Main Objective To apply common standards to the same types of data generated and disclosed by each local institution in order to achieve provision of nation-wide services as well as facilitate the private sector’s use of the data. Brief Description of Commitment Key data which should be disclosed based on the common standards will be selected and 100 standards developed by 2017 in order to enable the private sector to better use data which is commonly owned by many institutions. In addition, an automation tool will be also developed for self-assessment when registering the standard data in the Open Data Portal; OGP challenge: addressed by the commitment Improving public services and more effectively managing public resources.; Relevance: This commitment is relavant to access to information, but also relavant to civic participation and technology and innovation for openness and accountability.; Ambition: With more data disclosed in standardized form, the private sector will be able to save costs for data processing (integrating or converging) before use, which will further make the data use easier.


South Korea's Commitments

  1. Public-Private Anti-Corruption System

    KR0036, 2018, Anti-Corruption Institutions

  2. Management System for Performance Venues

    KR0037, 2018, Open Data

  3. Real-name policy system

    KR0038, 2018, E-Government

  4. Safety Inspection System

    KR0039, 2018, Health

  5. Public Diplomacy System

    KR0040, 2018, Public Participation

  6. Open Communication Forum

    KR0041, 2018, E-Government

  7. KR0042, 2018, E-Government

  8. Disclosure of the Amount of Harmful Substance Contained in Foods

    KR0043, 2018, Environment and Climate

  9. Open Data

    KR0044, 2018, Open Data

  10. Discosure of cultural heritage resources

    KR0045, 2018, Infrastructure & Transport

  11. Open National Priority Data

    KR0046, 2018, Environment and Climate

  12. Public Data Qulity Management

    KR0047, 2018, Legislation & Regulation

  13. Voluntary Compliance Customs Administration

    KR0048, 2018, Capacity Building

  14. Organization Information Disclosure Online

    KR0022, 2016, E-Government

  15. Information in Original Form

    KR0023, 2016, Capacity Building

  16. Standard Model for Pre-release Information

    KR0024, 2016, Capacity Building

  17. National Data Disclosure

    KR0025, 2016, Fiscal Transparency

  18. Public Data Quality Management

    KR0026, 2016, Fiscal Transparency

  19. Free Open Format Use

    KR0027, 2016, Open Data

  20. Open Data Standards

    KR0028, 2016, Capacity Building

  21. Citizen Groups Government Service Design

    KR0029, 2016, Capacity Building

  22. E-government Service Environment

    KR0030, 2016, E-Government

  23. Citizen Service Portals

    KR0031, 2016, Capacity Building

  24. Citizen Services Application

    KR0032, 2016, Anti-Corruption Institutions

  25. Public Sector Corruption Research

    KR0033, 2016, E-Government

  26. Citizens' Accessibility to ODA Statistics

    KR0034, 2016, Aid

  27. Disclosing information on international aids

    KR0035, 2016, Aid

  28. Strengthening Public-Private Collaboration

    KR0017, 2014, E-Government

  29. Providing Customized Services

    KR0018, 2014, Marginalized Communities

  30. Enhancing Information Disclosure

    KR0019, 2014, Public Participation

  31. Strengthening Public Service Ethics

    KR0020, 2014, Asset Disclosure

  32. Encouraging the Private Sector to Utilze Public Data

    KR0021, 2014, Open Data

  33. Provision of Diverse Public Services

    KR0001, 2012, E-Government

  34. Strengthening Citizens’ Monitoring of Government

    KR0002, 2012, Fiscal Transparency

  35. Use e-People to promote public input in policy development

    KR0003, 2012, Public Participation

  36. Promote the Proposal System for receiving public input electronically

    KR0004, 2012, E-Government

  37. Develop a manual on consensus building among various stakeholders

    KR0005, 2012, E-Government

  38. Conduct field visits to interact directly with stakeholders

    KR0006, 2012, E-Government

  39. Simplify online civil affairs application forms

    KR0007, 2012, E-Government

  40. Refine the portal to be more user friendly

    KR0008, 2012,

  41. Customise online services for business

    KR0009, 2012, Private Sector

  42. Establish an Online Civil Affairs Hub to provide 24-hour services

    KR0010, 2012, E-Government

  43. Disclose critical information on food, environment, and education

    KR0011, 2012, E-Government

  44. Engage CSOs on relevant information to be disclosed

    KR0012, 2012, Public Participation

  45. Strengthen asset disclosure for public servants

    KR0013, 2012, Asset Disclosure

  46. Monitor restrictions on post-public employment

    KR0014, 2012, Asset Disclosure

  47. Release public information for private sector use on the data sharing portal

    KR0015, 2012, E-Government

  48. Engage citizens in administrative and budget processes

    KR0016, 2012, E-Government