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ROK and China to Hold their 17th Meeting of Directors-G...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Mar 12, 2014
1. The Republic of Korea and China will hold their 17th Meeting of Directors-General for International Legal Affairs at the ROK’s Foreign Ministry on March 13. 2. The ROK and the Chinese delegations to the meeting will be led by Director-General for International Legal Affairs ...
Eco-Nanuri Program for the less privileged to enjoy eco...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Mar 12, 2014
Korea National Park Service (KNPS) announced that Industrial Bank of Korea (IBK) has donated KRW 4 million for the eco tour voucher program, Eco-Nanuri Program, on March 11.     The donation will fund the Eco-Nanuri Program aimed at sharing opportunities...
2014 Report Issued by the Panel of Experts of the UN Se...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Mar 11, 2014
1. The report for the year 2014 by the Panel of Experts of the UN Security Council North Korea Sanctions Committee was issued on March 6 and posted on the UN website on March 11. The report is made on an annual basis after the Panel gathers and analyzes information regarding the ...
4th FEALAC Cyber Secretariat Workshop to Take Place
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Mar 11, 2014
1. The Foreign Ministry will host the fourth workshop of the Cyber Secretariat of the Forum for East Asia-Latin America Cooperation (FEALAC) in Seoul on March 13 with delegates from the FEALAC member states in attendance. 2. The workshop will bring together 22 delegates from 14 ...
Comprehensive Measures to Prevent Protect Personal Data...
[ Financial Services Commission ]
Mar 10, 2014
Press Release March 10, 2014     Comprehensive Measures to Protect Personal Data in the Financial Sector         Overview   The FSC and relevant ministries[1] jointly announced a package of measures to prevent a recurrence of pers...
MOE to preemptively respond to water pollution and alga...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Mar 07, 2014
The Ministry of Environment (MOE) announced to implement measures to prevent water pollution and control algae in spring season. As a key measure, ‘Water Quality Management Situation Room’ will be established and operated year-round under the Water Quality Management Division ...
Air pollutants emissions in 2011 fell by 0.5% year-on-y...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Mar 06, 2014
National Institute of Environmental Research (NIER) calculated the emissions amount of eight air pollutants including PM10 discharged in Korea in 2011. According to NIER, air pollutant emissions in 2011 recorded 3.544 million tons, down by 0.5% year-on-year.   The ...
ROK to Dispatch a Special Envoy to the Inauguration Cer...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Mar 06, 2014
1. The government of the Republic of Korea has decided to send Choi Kyung-hwan, floor leader of the ruling Saenuri Party, as special envoy of President Park Geun-hye to the inauguration ceremony of incoming President Michelle Bachelet of Chile, which is set for March 11. ° Repr...
Foreign Minister and the ICRC President Exchange Views ...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Mar 06, 2014
1. Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se, who was on a visit to Geneva, Switzerland, for a UN Human Rights Council meeting, met with President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Peter Maurer on March 5. In the meeting, the Minister and the ICRC President exchanged vie...
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...