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Action Plan

City Government > Key City Projects > Southeast Region Megacity > Action Plan
Building the Southeast Region together.
“First Special-purpose Local Government attempt in the nation”
Step 1 Step 2 Step 3

Operation of Southeast Region Win-win Development Council

  • Cooperation on various pending issues in the Southeast Region
  • Adoption of joint cooperation projects and discovery of new projects

Operation of Joint Special-purpose Local Government Promotion Group

  • Derive Southeast Region cooperative plans for each field and undertake related projects
  • Headquarters for each field in the Southeast Region Special Metropolitan Union Promotion Group
    - Headquarters for each field: transportation, tourism, industry, etc.

Establishment of Special-purpose Local Government

  • Executive organization: Head of Special-purpose Local Government
    - Secretariat, Planning Headquarters, headquarters for each field, researchers
    - Headquarters for each field: transportation, tourism, industry, etc.
  • Decision-making institution: council

Operation of Southeast Region cooperative organizations for each field

  • (Tourism) Southeast Region Metropolitan Tourism Headquarters
  • (Transportation) Southeast Region Metropolitan Transportation Working Council
  • (Disaster) Southeastern Fine Dust Countermeasure Council
Creation of a foundation for Southeast Regional cooperation Completion of the foundation for Southeast Regional cooperation
Living together in the Southeast Region
“A single transportation card covering Ulsan and Gyeongnam!”
Present Creation of Living Community Expected Effects
  • (Transportation) - Insufficient metropolitan transportation networks
  • Expansion of infrastructure for Southeast Region metropolitan transportation networks
  • Completed connection of Southeast Region metropolitan transportation networks
  • (Education) – offline-focused education
  • Establishment of a base for Southeast Region educational platforms
  • Completion of innovative platforms for lifelong education in the Southeast Region
  • (Disaster and safety) Disaster management response through city and provincial administrative units
  • Establishment of Southeast Region metropolitan disaster management systems
  • Increased disaster response efficiency in the Southeast Region and reinforcement of its capabilities
  • (Health and welfare) Widening interregional gap in medical services
  • Establishment of Southeast Region medical management systems
  • Increased fairness in the healthcare system and guarantee of the right to healthcare in the Southeast Region
  • (Food) Concern about sustainability of agricultural and fishery industries
  • Establishment of systems for integrated management of Southeast Region farming and fishing villages
  • Formation of Southeast Region food community
Necessity to create a foundation for a single sphere of life in the Southeast Region Creation of the foundation for a single sphere of life in the Southeast Region Completion of the foundation for a single sphere of life in the Southeast Region
Growing together in the Southeast Region
“Job hunting in the Southeast Region instead of the capital area!”
Present Creation of Economic Community Expected Effects
  • (Logistics) Domestic technology is yet to catch up with the growing cutting-edge logistics industry
  • Creation of a Northeast Asian logistics R&D hub
  • Completion of the Northeast Asian logistics R&D hub
  • (New Industries) Limitations on growth of major industries
  • Promotion of new industries in the Southeast Region
  • Creation of a large number of jobs
  • (Science and Technology) Decline in Southeast Region’s R&D innovation capabilities
  • Establishment of industrial science innovation systems in the Southeast Region
  • Reinforcement of Southeast Region’s innovation capabilities
  • (Jobs) Job reduction with increased unemployment
  • Increased economic vitality in the Southeast Region
  • Revitalization of local economy in the Southeast Region
Necessity to create a foundation for a single economic bloc in the Southeast Region Creation of a foundation for a single economic bloc in the Southeast Region Completion of a foundation for a single economic bloc in the Southeast Region
Enjoying the Southeast Region together
“2030 World Expo, preparing and enjoying together!”
Present Creation of Cultural Community Expected Effects
  • (Expo) Preparation for 2030 World Expo Busan
  • Establishment of the Southeast Region’s joint response system for World Expo Busan
  • Spread of Southeast Region consensus nationwide
  • (Content) Individual operation and planning by Busan, Ulsan, Gyeongnam
  • Asian Cultural Hub Biennale in the Southeast Region
  • Establishment of status as an Asian tourism hub
  • (Historical Resources) Historical and cultural resources scattered throughout the Southeast Region
  • Creation of Historical and Cultural Tourism Belt in the Southeast Region
  • Establishment of the Southeast Region’s identity and original tourism resources
  • (Marine Tourism) Operation and creation of tourism complexes for each region
  • Creation of Global Marine Tourism Complex Belt
  • Maximization of the value of marine cultural resources in the Southeast Region
  • (Ecotourism) Ecology and human tourism in the spotlight due to COVID-19
  • Nakdonggang Ecological and Human Tourism Belt in the Southeast Region
  • Expansion and revitalization of an ecotourism base
Necessity to create a foundation for a single cultural sphere in the Southeast Region Creation of the foundation for a single cultural sphere in the Southeast Region Completion of the foundation for a single cultural sphere in the Southeast Region