KAFS was established on June 26, 1991 and it’s activities are as follows
As a non-profit, non-partial and non-government organization to strengthen friendship and relationship between Korea and America through various kinds of studies on the relationships, activities for mutual understanding and friendship, and promotion of exchange.
Scope of Activities
to introduce the importance of the alliance and friendship between Korea and America to the societies of the both countries as well as their governments.
to play a role as a opinion leader in Korea Society
to study pending issues concerning the culture and academic matters between the two countries and disseminate products of these studies.
to organize forums for policy suggestions and publish a newsletter for strengthening relationships of the two countries
Others to be considered to achieve the objectives
Korea America Combined Symposium and Monthly Forum
Korea America Friendship Night named as June Festival and presentation of Friendship award
Korea America Friendship Concert and Golf Tournament
Korea America year-end friendship night
Statements and advertisement of the society’s view on pending issues between Korea and America
Appreciation activities for USFK and promotion of understanding about Korea
Publishing of ‘Lasting Friends’ as the society bulletin
Meetings and exchange of personnel between two countries
Organization and members
The Society consists of regular members and supporting members
There are the Head Office in Seoul, Middle Chapter(Pyungtaek City), Southern Chapter(Gwangju City) and New York Chapter in the U.S.
Members include opinion leaders in various areas of the Korean Society such as academic, economic, social and cultural, national securities, and some Americans in Korea.