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‘Wild Bird Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Surveillan...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
May 12, 2014
An international guideline to help early detect and promptly respond to Avian Influenza (AI) is published.   National Institute of Environmental Research (NIER) announced on May 11 that it will distribute ‘Wild Bird Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Surveillance’ ...
MOE to share advanced countries’ experiences on large-s...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
May 09, 2014
The Ministry of Environment (MOE) holds the 2nd International Seminar for Children’s Environmental Health at ECC Theatre, Ewha Womans University from May 8 to 9, inviting experts on children’s environmental health at home and abroad, including the United States, Germany, Denm...
SMEs’ questions about the Acts on Chemicals to be answe...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
May 07, 2014
The Ministry of Environment (MOE) and the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy (MOTIE) will carry out seminars and on-site safety training regarding the Act on the Registration and Evaluation of Chemicals and the Toxic Chemicals Control Act from May 7 to 30 at 19 cities acr...
Six Notifications of the Act on the Emission Trading Sc...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
May 02, 2014
The Ministry of Environment (MOE) will make a preliminary announcement for drafting six Notifications regarding operation of the Emission Trading Scheme (ETS) under the Act on Allocation and Trading of Greenhouse Gas Emissions Allowances and the Enforcement Decree of the Act ...
Environmental Ministers of Korea, China and Japan agree...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Apr 30, 2014
At the 16th Tripartite Environment Ministers Meeting (TEMM 16) to be held in Daegu on 28-29 April, the Korean, Chinese and Japanese Minister of Environment adopted the new priority areas for tripartite environmental cooperation for the period from 2015 to 2019 as following: ...
Instrument of ratification on the Intergovernmental Agr...
[ Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport ]
Apr 28, 2014
Instrument of ratification on the Intergovernmental Agreement on Dry Ports deposited with the UN Uiwang ICD designated as an international dry port   □ The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (Minister: H.E. Mr. Suh Seoung-hwan) announced that the gov...
Commemorative coins for the 17th Asian Games to be mint...
[ Incheon Asian Games Organizing Committee ]
Apr 28, 2014
On April 24, the Bank of Korea has announced that it will issue a set of gold, silver and bronze coins this August to commemorate the 17th Asian Games. The set includes two gold coins, three silver coins and one bronze coin. A maximum of 8,000 gold coins will be issued with a fac...
Environment Ministers of Korea, China and Japan to Disc...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Apr 28, 2014
The 16th Tripartite Environment Ministers Meeting among Korea, China and Japan (TEMM16) is to be held in Daegu, Korea on 28-29 April 2014. The Korean minister will emphasize the urgent need to reduce air pollution in the Northeast Asian region while proposing “air quality imp...
MOE to develop technology to manage environmental impac...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Apr 25, 2014
The Ministry of Environment (MOE) will develop technology to analyze environmental the impact of capturing carbon dioxide, major greenhouse gas, under the ground and detect risk of capture.   MOE announced on April 25 that it will embark on technology development ...
Government and experts to work together to address alga...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Apr 22, 2014
The Ministry of Environment (MOE) announced to launch and operate ‘Algae Forum’ consisting of algae experts, private technicians and public officials with an aim to effectively respond to algal bloom in rivers which is expected to aggravate in the future.   The fo...