Presidential Archives

MISSION

The Presidential Archives collects, manages, and services presidential records to establish a foundation for the understanding of history, and to ensure transparency and accountability of nation's public services that contribute to the development of democracy in the Republic of Korea.

VISION

The
Presidential
Archives

To serve
public
information
right

Improve
accountability
and transparency
of public
services

lead the
knowledge
information era

Create a presidential
archival culture

Improve capacity in collecting presidential records
Supplement imperfect existing public records through the collection of presidential records
Strengthen cooperation and support among agencies that create presidential records
Build strong
reliability
Enhance presidential records management systems
Establish classification and description systems for the knowledge resources of presidential records
Establish global level records keeping facilities and systems
Enhance professional
competencies
People-friendly presidential archive services
Provide high-quality services for the public
Provide personalized services for customers
Engage in proactive
brand marketing
Creative administration for the public
and systematic business activities
Business following policy policies
and manuals

HISTORY

May 2015
Completed the New Presidential Archives Building at Sejong city (May 14)
May 2008
Restructured Organization (1 museum, 5 departments)
Nov 2007
Established the Presidential Archives (2 departments, 1 center, 7 teams)
Apr 2007
Established Act on the Management of Presidential Archives established (Enacted Jul 28 2007)
Dec 2006
Established Presidential Records Management Team affected by restructuring of the National Archives of Korea
Aug 2006
Set up the Presidential Records Management Task Force Team under the National Archives of Korea