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International Symposium on Aquatic Ecosystem Health Ass...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Oct 30, 2014
National Institute of Environmental Research will hold Paper Presentation of Undergraduate/Graduate Students in the Field of Aquatic Ecosystem and International Symposium on Aquatic Ecosystem Health Assessment on October 30 at The-K Hotel, Seoul.   The event is aime...
Plan to Improve Financial Holding Company System
[ Financial Services Commission ]
Oct 29, 2014
Press Release October 29, 2014   Plan to Improve Financial Holding Company System     Background   Korea’s financial industry adopted financial holding company system in 2011 to maximize synergy among financial subsidiary compan...
Symposium on National Geopark to be held
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Oct 27, 2014
The Ministry of Environment (MOE) and Korea National Park Service will hold a Symposium on Development of Geopark Tourism from October 28 to 29 at Kumho Resort, Jeollanamdo.   The symposium will draw about 200 participants including public officials from local govern...
The Sales Process for Minority Shares in Woori Bank
[ Financial Services Commission ]
Oct 27, 2014
Press Release October 27, 2014       The Sales Process for Minority Shares in Woori Bank     The sales process for minority shares in Woori Bank has started with a public announcement made on October 27, 2014.   ...
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...