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Table 3 Key policy events and aspects in the 2015 pension reform

From: Exploring institutional reform of Korean civil service pension: advocacy coalition framework, policy knowledge and social innovation

Date Events
February 25th, 2014 - President Park expressed a strong intension for the Civil Service Pension reform in her annual announcement
January~June, 2014 - Korea Development Institute (KDI) carried out a reform project
October 17th, 2014 - The government (the Ministry of Personnel Management) announced her reform proposal
October 28th, 2014 - The ruling Saenuri Party(SP) submitted a Civil Service Pension reform bill
December 29th, 2014 - The National Assembly set up the Special Committee and the Grand Compromise Committee
January~May, 2014 - The Special Committee in the National Assembly, coupled with the Grand Compromise Committee, launched reform discussion
- About 59 times of committee conferences and public hearings (90 times when unofficial meetings are included)
May 2nd, 2015 - The National Assembly agreed on the reform bill in a wider context
May 29th, 2015 - The National Assembly passed the Civil Service Pension Reform bill
June 22th, 2015 - The Korean government made the law public
January 1st, 2016 - The Reform bill will be implemented.
  1. Source: Ministry of Personnel Management (2015)