Parties & Public Organizations

The Workers’ Party of Korea was founded on October 10, Juche 34 (1945).

The WPK is the great Kimilsungist-Kimjongilist party.

President Kim Il Sung is the founder and eternal leader of the WPK.

Chairman Kim Jong Il is the symbol and eternal leader of the WPK.

Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un is the great leader of the WPK and the Korean people, develops the WPK into the party of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il and leads the Juche revolution to final victory.

The WPK is the core and vanguard detachment of the working class and other working masses that are solidly united in an organizational and ideological way with Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il as its eternal leaders and with Kim Jong Un at its centre.

The WPK is a Juche-type revolutionary party guided solely by the great Kimilsungism-Kimjongilism.

The WPK holds fast to the great Kimilsungism-Kimjongilism as the starting point for its building and activities, the basis for its organizational and ideological consolidation and the guidelines for leading the revolution and construction.

It is a party of the working class and other working masses, which embraces the progressive elements selected from among the working masses including the workers, farmers and intellectuals, who are ready to dedicate their lives to the struggle for the victory of the socialist cause, and which has struck its root deep among them.

The WPK represents the interests of the Korean nation and the Korean people as well.

It is the highest form of political organization among all political organizations of the working masses and the leading political organization of society, the General Staff of the revolution, that guides the political, military, economic, cultural and all other fields in a unified manner, and the organization that guides the Korean people to all victories.

The WPK struggles for the victory of the cause of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il, the cause of the Juche revolution.

The immediate goal of the WPK is to build a powerful socialist country in the northern half of Korea and carry out the tasks of national liberation and democratic revolution on a nationwide scale.

The ultimate goal of the WPK is to completely realize the independence of the masses of the people by modelling the whole society on Kimilsungism- Kimjongilism.

The Korean Social Democratic Party which was founded on November 3, Juche 34 (1945) is a democratic party that, by embodying the idea of love for the country, nation and people, struggles to safeguard the demands of the broad sections of the Korean people and the interests of the nation and realize social justice.

The mission and duty of the party is to take part in the struggle to advance the cause of independence of the nation and mankind, with the ideal of independence as its guideline. Its immediate goal is to build an independent society and achieve independent reunification of the country, and its ultimate goal is to create a world in which independence of human beings, the nation and mankind has been realized.

The party regards it as the principle in its activities to carve out the destiny of the nation independently without dependence on others, reject sycophancy and dogmatism and hold fast to the stand of independence and creativity.

The party takes an active part in the people’s power, maintaining the united front with the Workers’ Party of Korea and the other friendly party, and promotes friendship, cooperation and solidarity with the democratic political parties of the world.

The party has a well-knit organizational system from its Central Committee to the lowest echelons according to administrative districts and residential areas.

The Chondoist Chongu Party is a democratic party formed by Chondoist peasants on February 8, Juche 35 (1946).

It was formed with the objectives to oppose imperialist aggression and subjugation, join in the work to secure national independence and build a rich and strong democratic country with the patriotic idea of “defending the country and providing welfare for the people” and the independent spirit of “driving out westerners and the Japanese”.

Today this party sets it as its important task to establish harmony among all members of society, strengthen solidarity among them and build a popular welfare society with a highly-developed independent national economy and Juche-based national culture.

The Democratic Front for the Reunification of Korea was formed on July 22, Juche 35 (1946).

It regards it as its main duty to rally, on the basis of worker-peasant alliance, all the patriotic, democratic forces desirous of freedom and independence of the country around Kim Jong Un, Chairman of the DRPK State Affairs Commission, irrespective of occupation, sex, religion and party affiliation, actively support and give wide publicity to his line and policy for the independent and peaceful reunification of the country, and organize and mobilize broad sections of the masses for the nationwide struggle to carry them out.

The Democratic Youth League of North Korea, the predecessor of Kimilsungist-Kimjongilist Youth League, was founded as a mass youth organization on January 17 Juche 35 (1946), and developed into the League of Socialist Working Youth of Korea to meet the requirements of the developing revolution after the democratic youth leagues in north and south of Korea were merged into the Democratic Youth League of Korea in January 18 1951.

At the conference held on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of its founding in January Juche 85 (1996), the LSWYK was renamed Kim Il Sung Socialist Youth League. Thus it entered a new phase of its development.

The Ninth Congress of Kim Il Sung Socialist Youth League convened in August Juche 105(2016) marked a historic event which served as a new landmark of the Juche-oriented youth movement.

At the congress Kim Il Sung Socialist Youth League was renamed Kimilsungist-Kimjongilist Youth League in reflection of the unanimous will and aspiration of all the young people of the country.

Kimilsungist-Kimjongilist Youth League is a political reserve force of the Workers’ Party of Korea as well as its reliable vanguard force of young people which holds the great leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il forever in the highest esteem and are rock-solid united behind Marshal Kim Jong Un both organizationally and ideologically regarding him as the one and only centre.

The youth league is guided solely by the great Kimilsungism-Kimjongilism.

Its basic mission is to carry out the cause of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il, the revolutionary cause of Juche, under the leadership of Kim Jong Un.

Its fundamental principle in its building and activities is to faithfully support the WPK’s ideas and leadership, regarding the WPK’s guidance as its lifeline.

The youth league will add eternal brilliance to the exploits Comrades Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il performed in building a youth power and write a new chapter in the history of the youth movement of Korea as the reserve force, advance force and wing of the WPK under the leadership of Kim Jong Un.

The General Federation of Trade Unions of Korea (GFTUK) was founded on November 30, Juche 34 (1945).

The GFTUK is guided solely by the great Kimilsungism-Kimjongilism. It is a body for ideological education and a mass political organization of the working class embracing broad sections of the masses including blue- and white-collar workers and technicians and inspiring them forcefully to the drive for implementing the revolutionary cause of Juche and the socialist cause.

It is an outer organization of the Workers’ Party of Korea, a transmission belt linking the Party with trade union members and a reliable assistant, champion and wing of the Party.

It takes modelling itself on Kimilsungism-Kimjongilism as its general task.

It regards the leadership of the WPK as its life and soul and sets it as the overriding principle of its building and activities to support ideas and leadership of the Party with loyalty.

It strives to defend and apply the WPK’s idea and principles of foreign policy, strengthen unity and solidarity with the working class and the anti-imperialist independent forces around the world fighting for independence, peace and socialism, check and frustrate the manoeuvres for aggression and war, and realize global independence.

The Union of Agricultural Workers of Korea (UAWK) founded on January 31, Juche 35 (1946) is a mass-based political organization of the Korean socialist agricultural workers and a reliable transmission belt and peripheral organization of the Workers’ Party of Korea.

It is guided solely by the great Kimilsungism-Kimjongilism.

It is a body for ideological education and a mass political organization embracing farmers and blue- and white-collar workers and technicians in the agricultural sector and inspiring them forcefully to the drive for implementing the revolutionary cause of Juche and the socialist cause.

Setting it as its general objective and general fighting task to model itself on Kimilsungism-Kimjongilism, it strives to thoroughly establish the unified leadership system of Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un in the union, solve the rural question completely by implementing the Theses on the Socialist Rural Question to the letter, build a socialist powerful country, and carry through the cause of the great leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il, the revolutionary cause of Juche.

It organizes and conducts its building and activities under the leadership of the Workers’ Party of Korea.

The Socialist Women’s Union of Korea (SWUK) founded on November 18, Juche 34 (1945) is a mass political organization of the Korean women.

The SWUK is guided solely by the great Kimilsungism-Kimjongilism.

Its basic duty is to closely unite its members around Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un and inspire them to dynamically turn one of the two wheels in the drive for effecting the cause of building a powerful socialist country by training them into revolutionaries who make the great Kimilsungism-Kimjongilism an article of their firm faith, remain unfailingly loyal to the Party and the leader, and work with devotion for victory in the revolutionary cause of Juche and the socialist cause.

The SWUK encourages its members and other women to train the rising generations to be dependable pillars of Juche Korea and fully discharge their responsibilities and duties for the prosperity of the country and the harmony and happiness of society and their families.

It organizes and conducts its building and activities under the leadership of the Workers’ Party of Korea.

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