The governing board generally meets at an annual governing board meeting and also occasionally through extra-ordinary sessions to accomplish the following:

  • approve our long-term and medium-term programs;
  • approve our annual work plan and budget;
  • examine our annual reports;
  • issue rules and regulations and determine our financial, administrative, and personnel management procedures;
  • decide on regional and international organizations’ participation in our work.

Jong-Jin Kim

Administrator, Cultural Heritage Administration

Republic of Korea

Himalchuli Gurung

Programme Specialist for Culture, UNESCO Beijing Office

China

Sabira Soltongeldieva

Secretary-General, National Commission for UNESCO of the Kyrgyz Republic

Kyrgyzistan

Wiendu Nuryanti

Professor, Gadjah Mada University

Indonesia

Keiji Matsumura

President , National Institute for Cultural Heritage

Japan

P.G.D. Pradeepa Serasinghe

Additional Secretary, Ministry of Internal Affairs, Wayamda Development & Cultural Affairs

Sri Lanka

Ling Zhang

Director, Bureau for External Cultural Relations, Ministry of Culture

China

Gye-sik Kim

Director-General, Heritage Promotion Bureau, Cultural Heritage Administration

Republic of Korea

Eun-yong Lee

Director, Cultural Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Republic of Korea

Kwangho Kim

Secretary-General, Korean National Commission for UNESCO

Republic of Korea

Jong-Seung Yang

Director, Museum of Shamanism

Republic of Korea

Young-sun Kim

Secretary General, Asean-Korea Centre

Republic of Korea

Kwon Huh

Director-General, ICHCAP

Republic of Korea

Se Gwang Lim (Auditor)

Certified Public Accountant, Samhwa Accounting Corporation

Republic of Korea

Gye-sik Kim

Director-General, Heritage Promotion Bureau, Cultural Heritage Administration

Republic of Korea

Eun-yong Lee

Director, Cultural Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Republic of Korea

Hyun-joong Cho

Director-General, National Intangible Heritage Center

Republic of Korea

Hyang-soo Lee

President, Korea Cultural Heritage Foundation

Republic of Korea

Young-gyu Park

Chairperson, Korea Intangible Cultural Heritage Committee

Republic of Korea

Kwon Huh

Director-General, ICHCAP

Republic of Korea

Staff members are listed below according to their current work section. Click on the staff members' name or image for additional information.