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International Workshop on Integrated Pollution Preventi...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Oct 24, 2014
The Ministry of Environment (MOE) and Korea Environmental Corporation (KECO) will hold the 2nd International Workshop on Integrated Pollution Prevention & Control in collaboration with ten environmental associations on October 24 at Ramada Seoul Hotel. The workshop, whi...
MOE to collect public opinions for institutional improv...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Oct 20, 2014
The Ministry of Environment (MOE) will hold a Public Idea Contest for Institutional Improvement in the field of environment from October 20 to November 23 to enhance people’s convenience.   The contest is open for four areas including creating a safe living environm...
Korea to gear up for implementing the Nagoya Protocol
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Oct 16, 2014
The Ministry of Environment (MOE) brought in a bill to implement the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits, an attachment agreement of the Convention of Biological Diversity, and the bill was passed in the cabinet meet...
Gangwon Declaration to be endorsed at High Level Segmen...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Oct 15, 2014
The High Level Segment-COP 12 (HLS) on Biodiversity for Sustainable Development will be held from October 15 to 16 at Alpensia Resort, Pyeongchang in Gangwon Province.   The meeting will draw about representatives from 150 countries, including the heads of 20 key in...
Korea, China and Japan to gather for biodiversity conse...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Oct 10, 2014
The Ministry of Environment (MOE) holds the 2nd Tripartite Policy Dialogue on Biodiversity among Korea, China and Japan at Alpensia Convention Center, Pyeongchang on the 11th to facilitate policy exchanges and cooperation on biodiversity conservation among the three countri...
MOE-MOSPA to preemptively respond to toxic chemical spi...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Oct 07, 2014
The Korean government will come up with measures to minimize damage from chemical accidents through early detection.The Ministry of Security and Public Administration (MOSPA) and the Ministry of Environment (MOE) will set up a monitoring system for harmful substances leak a...
12th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Co...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Oct 06, 2014
The twelfth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity, dubbed COP 12, will be held from October 6 to 17 with representatives from 194 countries, international organizations, NGOs and global companies in attendance. Following the seventh me...
NIER receives a Certificate of Honour for donating ‘Bio...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Oct 01, 2014
National Institute of Environmental Research (NIER) received a Certificate of Honour from the Cambodian government for donating an illustrated guide to biodiversity of Cambodia on September 25. NIER has conducted a joint study on biodiversity in Southeast Asia, which is a biodive...
COP 12 for sustainable development kicks off
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Sep 29, 2014
The twelfth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity, dubbed COP 12, will be held from September 29 to October 17 at Alpensia Resort in PyeongChang, with about 20,000 representatives from 194 countries, international organizations, ...
Plan to Improve Prudential Regulations on the Asset Man...
[ Financial Services Commission ]
Sep 26, 2014
Press Release September 25, 2014       Plan to Improve Prudential Regulations on the Asset Management Industry     The FSC set out its plan to improve prudential regulations on the asset management industry. The plan in...