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Foreign Minister and the UN High Commissioner for Human...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Mar 06, 2014
1. On the sidelines of the 25th Session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland, Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se met with UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay on March 5. In the meeting, the Minister and the High Commissioner discussed key human rights is...
Second Vice Foreign Minister Meets with the UN Under-Se...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Mar 05, 2014
1. Second Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Cho Tae-yul met with Peter Launsky-Tieffenthal, UN Under-Secretary-General for Communications and Public Information, on March 5. In the meeting, the Vice Minister explained the Northeast Asia Peace and Cooperation Initiative and other k...
Foreign Minister to Speak about the ROK’s Human Rights ...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Mar 04, 2014
1. Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se will visit Geneva, Switzerland, from March 4 through 6 to attend the 25th session of the UN Human Rights Council, where he will speak about the position of the government of the Republic of Korea on international human rights issues and relay its ...
‘Breeding Manual of Endangered Freshwater Fish’ to be p...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Mar 04, 2014
National Institute of Biological Resources (NIBR) under the Ministry of Environment (MOE) announced that it has published ‘Breeding Manual of Endangered Freshwater Fish’ with an aim to systematically breed 11 species of endangered freshwater fish.   The 11 species ...
MOFA Spokesperson’s Commentary on the Situation in Ukra...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Mar 04, 2014
The government of the Republic of Korea is deeply concerned over the latest developments in Ukraine and urges all the relevant parties to exercise restraint and seek a peaceful resolution to the situation, while respecting the sovereignty, the territorial integrity and the democr...
Commentary: History Knows Who is Lying, Deceiving Peopl...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Mar 04, 2014
1. On the heels of the Chief Cabinet Secretary of Japan announcing the plan to re-examine what evidence had led to the Kono Statement, the Vice Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of the country, who should teach correct history to the country’s growing...
Symposium to Take Place to Discuss Ways to Build an Asi...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Mar 04, 2014
1. The Foreign Ministry will host a symposium on building a gas trading hub in Northeast Asia at Hotel Shilla, Seoul, on March 5. The forthcoming symposium will cover ways to build a liquefied natural gas (LNG) hub to curtail gas premiums in Northeast Asia. 2. Deputy Minister f...
MOLIT aims to help Korean companies make inroads into t...
[ Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport ]
Mar 04, 2014
MOLIT aims to help Korean companies make inroads into the Malaysian ITS market   Seminar on the ITS between Korea and Malaysia held on an invitation-only basis   An ITS seminar participated by Malaysian and Korean stakeholders will be held in Korea duri...
High level MOLIT delegation sent to Southeast Asia for ...
[ Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport ]
Mar 03, 2014
High level MOLIT delegation sent to Southeast Asia for securing construction contracts overseas    Minister of MOLIT visits Myanmar and Malaysia to strengthen governmental partnership and support Korean companies   Rising rapidly as a new lucrative m...
Workshop on the Northeast Asia Peace and Cooperation In...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Mar 01, 2014
1. As part of efforts to win wider international support for the Northeast Asia Peace and Cooperation Initiative pursued by the government of the Republic of Korea, a workshop on the Initiative was held in Washington D.C. on February 27 with relevant experts from both countries i...