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MSIT to announce pan-government strategy on metaverse


The Ministry of Science and ICT (MSIT, Minister: Lim Hyesook) announced a pan-government strategy on metaverse as part of Digital New Deal 2.0 initiative. This strategy will help South Korea to better respond to disruptive innovation and emerging new technologies, and be prepared for the future.

This metaverse strategy focuses on four main subjects. First is to reinvigorate the metaverse platform ecosystem, and foster an environment for the metaverse platforms to grow. Second is to nurture experts and talent in the metaverse field, and providing people with opportunities to access metaverse without regional restrictions, and to participate in a variety of metaverse events. Third is to nurture leading companies specialized on metaverse. To this end, metaverse infrastructure like metaverse demonstration facilities, and diverse types of funds will be provided. Last is to create an exemplery metaverse world. This includes setting ethical principles for metaverse so as to prevent unethical and illegal conducts while protecting digital assets and copy rights. The government will also strive to address digital divide among people by providing metaverse education to the digitally marginalized people.

Minister Lim Hyesook said that “metaverse is an uncharted digital continent with indefinite potential. Anyone can realize their dreams. In particular, metaverse will become a place where the youth can take up more challenges, grow and leap forward a greater world. The Ministry will ensure to implement the diverse support strategies faithfully, so that South Korean can become a leading global metaverse country.”

For further information, please contact Spokesperson for foreign media Kim Heehyun (E-mail:, 82-44-202-4027) of the Ministry of Science and ICT.

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