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People’s Solidarity for Participatory Democracy

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People’s Solidarity for Participatory Democracy
MottoLet's make the world better place with people power
Formation10 September 1994
TypeNon-governmental organization
HeadquartersJongno District, Seoul
Location
  • South Korea
Membership
13,000 members
Secretary General
Tae-Ho Lee
Co-representatives
Prof. Kyun Kim
Prof. Hyun-Back Chung
Ven. Chunghwa
Att. Suk-Tae Lee
(November 8, 2012-present)
Staff
approx. 50 coordinators
Websitewww.peoplepower21.org
People’s Solidarity for Participatory Democracy
Hangul
Hanja
Revised RomanizationCham'yeo yeondae
McCune–ReischauerCh'am'yŏ yŏndae

People’s Solidarity for Participatory Democracy (PSPD) is a South Korean non-governmental organization which was established on 10 September 1994 with around 200 individual members under the title ‘citizens’ solidarity for participatory democracy and human rights’.[1] In 2004, PSPD obtained a special consultative status with the UN ECOSOC and started advocates before various UN bodies including the UN human rights council. As of July 2012, around 13,000 individuals are members of PSPD. Under the mission of ‘participation, solidarity, watchdog, alternative’, it has 10 departments and 3 auxiliaries.

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