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UN Human Rights Council Adopts a Resolution on the Situ...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Mar 28, 2014
1. At its 25th session on March 28, Swiss time, the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) adopted a resolution on the human rights situation on North Korea, with thirty states voting in favor, six against and eleven abstaining. The government of the Republic of Korea co-sponsored the r...
ROK and Laos Hold their 1st Joint Economic Committee Me...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Mar 28, 2014
1. The first meeting of the Joint Economic Committee between the Republic of Korea and Laos took place at the Laotian Foreign Ministry in Vientiane, Laos, on March 28. Director-General for Bilateral Economic Affairs Kim Seung-ho and Deputy Director-General for Economic Affairs Kh...
The lights off event, ‘Earth Hour 2014’ on March 29 to ...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Mar 28, 2014
The Ministry of Environment (MOE) will join the global campaign ‘Earth Hour 2014 (Earth Hour)’ on March 29 from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. together with the Korean Secretariat of World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Earth Hour.   Earth Hour campaign first started in Sydney...
MOE to set up the ‘3rd National Biodiversity Strategy &...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Mar 27, 2014
The Ministry of Environment (MOE) established and announced the 3rd National Biodiversity Strategy & Action Plan on March 27 that presents policy direction and action plans for conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity for the next five years from 2014 to 2018. ...
MOFA Spokesperson’s Statement on the Signing of the Com...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Mar 27, 2014
1. The government of the Republic of Korea welcomes the signing of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB) between the Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) on March 27 and considers the development an important milestone for the establish...
2014 Meeting of Heads of Overseas Diplomatic Missions t...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Mar 27, 2014
1. The 2014 meeting of heads of overseas diplomatic missions of the Republic of Korea will take place from March 31 through April 4 with a total of 123 heads of missions in attendance. * The 123 mission heads will include 118 Ambassadors Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, 4 act...
One-Year Achievements of the Happiness Fund
[ Financial Services Commission ]
Mar 27, 2014
Press Release March 27, 2014   One-year Achievement of the Happiness Fund       Key Achievements   As of March 2014, the Happiness Fund has supported debt restructuring of 249,000 debtors, out of a total of 294,000 appli...
The "Olympics" in the water field, the 2015 Daegu-Gyeon...
[ Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport ]
Mar 26, 2014
The "Olympics" in the water field, the 2015 Daegu-Gyeongbuk World Water Forum set to be held in just a year now   - Public participation-based various events planned for the month of April –   □ The 2015 World Water Forum Organizing Committee is planning t...
31st BISFF Reveals its Official Poster and 53 Final Fil...
[ Busan Metropolitan Government ]
Mar 25, 2014
BISFF releases the official poster for the 31st Busan International Short Film Festival (BISFF), which will be held from April 25 - 29 at Busan Cinema Center. Poster was worked by Artist Jeong Ji-young which is based on the original work “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” of her...
NIER to hold International Symposium for World Water Da...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Mar 25, 2014
National Institute of Environmental Research (NIER) announced to hold International Symposium for 22nd Anniversary of World Water Day 2014 at Korea Federation of Science and Technology on March 26, inviting experts in the field of non-point source management from home and abr...