National Human Rights Commission of Korea

Chairperson : Lee Sung-ho

  • Lee Sung-ho
    • Passed the 22nd judicial examination
    • Judge, Seoul Central District Court, Masan District Court
    • Judge, Busan High Court, Seoul High Court
    • Research Judge, Supreme Court
    • Chief Judge, Cheonan Branch of Daejeon District Court
    • Chairperson, Election Commission, Cheonan City
    • Chief, Cheonan Branch of Daejeon District Court
    • Chief Judge, Suwon District Court, Dongbu Branch of Seoul Central District Court,
    • Chairperson, Election Commission of Jongno District
    • First Chief Judge, Chief Judge, Patent Court of Korea
    • First Chief Judge, Chief Judge, Seoul High Court
    • President, Seoul Southern District Court
      President, Seoul Central District Court
    • Chairperson, Election Commission of Seoul Metropolitan City
    • Chair, Working Group on Ageing, Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions

Standing Commissioners

  • Kim, Young-Hye
    Kim Young-hye
    • Presiding Judge, Seoul Central District Court
    • Laywer, Oneul LLC
    • Vice president, International Association of Women Judges,
    • Commissioner, Government Public Ethic Committee
    • Head, Arbitration Department, Press Arbitration Commission,
    • Korea Asset Management Corporation , Business Administration Management
    • Commissioner, Personnel Committee, Seoul Metropolitan City
    • Public Defender, Constitutional Court
    • Commissioner, Government Legislation Advising Committee, Ministry of Government Legislation
  • Lee, Kyungsook
    Lee Kyungsook
    • Secretary General, Vice President, Standing/Joint Representative, Korean Womenlink
    • Standing/Joint Representative, Korean Women's Association United
    • Commissioner, Press Arbitration Commission
    • Commissioner, Korean Broadcasting Commission
    • Heads of the Support Team for Policy Planning for Child Care, Support Team for Women Acquitted from Prostitution. Uri Party
    • Chairperson, Policy Coordination Committee 6, United New Democratic Party
    • Member, 17th National Assembly(Gender Equality and Family Committee, Culture and Tourism Committee, Education Committee)
  • Jeong Sanghwan
    Jeong Sanghwan
    • Legal Attache, Embassy of the Republic of Korea in the US
    • Chief Prosecutor, Criminal Investigation Division 7, Supreme Prosecutors’ Office
    • Deputy Chief Prosecutor, Chungju District Prosecutors Office
    • 1 Deputy Chief Prosecutor, Suwon District Prosecutors Office
    • Head, Bucheon Branch of Incheon District Prosecutors Office
    • Research commissioner at the Legal Research and Training Center
    • Seoul Bar Association


  • Yoon, Nam-Geun
    Yoon Nam-geun
    • Professor of Korean University School of Law (2007~present)
    • Head of Korea University Center for Public Interest & Human Rights (2009~present)
    • Vice President of Korea University School of Law (2010~present)
    • Vice president of Korea Dosan Jurisprudence Society(2008~present)
    • Arbitrator of the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board (2008~present)
    • Editorial writer of the Law Times (2008~present)
  • Wee Soo HAN
    Han Wee-soo
    • Member , Commission on Civil Rights, Korean Bar Association (2011.3.~2013.2..)
    • Policy adviser ,the Ministry of Pubic Administration and Security (2011.7.1.-2011.6.30.)
    • Chairman, Korean Society for Media Law, Ethics and Policy Research (2009.3.-2011.3.24.)
    • Commissioner, Central Environmental Disputes Coordination Commission (Apr. 2010- )
    • Member, Steering Committee, Curriculum Council, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (Sep. 2009- )
    • Senior Judge, Seoul High Court of Appeals (2005-2008.1.)
  • Lee Seon-ae
    Lee Seon-ae
    • Judge, Seoul Central District Court, Daejun District Court, Seoul Administrative Court, Seoul High Court.
    • Legal Researcher, Constitutional Court of Korea,
    • Editor, the Law Times,
    • Member, Korean Statutory Interpretation Deliberation Committee, Ministry of Government Legislation (Current)
    • Member, Family and Work Balance Committee, Korean Bar Association (Current)
    • Lawyer, Yoon & Yang LLC (Current)
  • choi E-woo
    choi E-woo
    • Chaplain, Korean Army
    • Senior Pastor, Ansan Gwanglim Methodist Church, Wangsimni Church
    • Director, Childfund Korea
    • Standing President, Korean Church Volunteers
    • Advisory Commissioner, Presidential Committee for National Cohesion
    • Senior Pastor, Chongkyo Methodist Church
  • Lee Eunkyung
    Lee Eun-kyung
    • Judge, Seoul Southern District Court, Seoul Eastern District Court, Jeonju District Court
    • Professor, Judicial Research and Training Center
    • Member, Protection Committee for Criminal Victims, Ministry of Justice
    • Vice President, Korea Women Lawyers Association
    • Member, Korea Women's Development Institution
    • Member, Press Arbitration Commission
    • Director, Korean Bar Association
  • Jang Ae-soon
    Jang Ae-soon
    • Dean, College and Graduate School of Buddhist Studies, Dongguk University
    • Director, Central Library, Dongguk University
    • Chairperson, Korean Bhikkhuni Association
    • Professor, College of Buddhist Studies, Dongguk University
    • Chief, Wonkyosa Temple of Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism
    • Board Member, International Association for Buddhist Thought and Culture
    • Board Member, The Korean Association for Buddhist Studies
    • Member of the Japanese Association of Indian and Buddhist Studies
    • Member, Central Council of Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism
  • Kim Kijung
    Kim Kijung
    • Commissioner, Korea Internet Self-governance Organization
    • Commissioner, Internet Election News Deliberation Commission
    • Commissioner, Commission on Media Development, National Assembly
    • Director, Opennet(present)
    • Lawyer, Lawfirm Dongsuh Yangjae(present)
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