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South Korea

Public Sector Corruption Research (KR0033)



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

Action Plan Cycle: 2016

Status: Inactive


Lead Institution: Anti-Corruption and Civil Rights Commission(ACRC)

Support Institution(s): Central government ministries, local governments, educational offices, public institutions, etc. Public institutions and related organizations at all levels (Participating as evaluators in anti-corruption surveys of each institution)

Policy Areas


IRM Review

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

Starred: No

Early Results: Pending IRM Review

Design i

Verifiable: No

Relevant to OGP Values: Access to Information

Potential Impact:

Implementation i



Reinforcing research and evaluation on public sector corruption; Commitment Start and End Date: New / 3 March 2016 ~ 30 June 2018; Lead implementing Ministry, Department, Agency: Anti-Corruption and Civil Rights Commission(ACRC); Person responsible from implementing agency: Park, en-ryung; Title, Department: Anti-Corruption Survey and Evaluation Division / Deputy director; Email:; Phone: +82-44-200-7632; Other actors involved: Government Ministries, Department/ Agency: Central government ministries, local governments, educational offices, public institutions, etc.; CSOs private sector, multilaterals, working groups: Public institutions and related organizations at all levels (Participating as evaluators in anti-corruption surveys of each institution); Status quo or problem addressed by the commitment: In order to improve public sector transparency, the government has assessed transparency level and causes for corruption through surveys on public service users and corruption status data since 2002. While integrity and transparency level of the public sector showed substantial improvement, there needs to be more efforts to further enhance the integrity level.; Main Objective: To encourage anti-corruption and clean working culture in public institutions by further reinforcing surveys and evaluations for anti-corruption in the public sector.; Brief Description of Commitment: The category of ‘improper solicitation’ will be included in anti-corruption surveys as the anti-corruption law has been enacted and enforced along with researches on anticorruption activities in public institutions and establishment of legal basis for evaluation. The government will develop and enforce procedures on how to disclose the anti-corruption research or evaluation results on the Internet.; OGP challenge addressed by the commitment: Improving public services and Increasing public integrity.; Relevance: This commitment is relavant to access to information, but also relevant to civic participation, public accountability.; Ambition: The actual level of anti-corruption in public institutions will be improved.

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. Citizen Participation in Policy-Making

    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