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GGGI to Draw up a Blueprint for Substantial Mid- to Lon...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Dec 03, 2013
1. The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), which was launched as an international organization in October 2012, will convene its fourth Council meeting in Songdo, Incheon, on December 5 and 6. 2. In the meeting, the participants will approve the GGGI’s projects and budget plan...
Foreign Ministry to Hold its “Introduction of Korea for...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Dec 03, 2013
1. The Korea National Diplomatic Academy (KNDA) will hold a program called “Introduction of Korea for Foreign Diplomats” on December 4 and 5. This program is designed to introduce to foreign diplomats recently assigned to the Republic of Korea its various aspects, including polit...
Exception for the ROK to US Sanctions on Iran under the...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Nov 30, 2013
1. The Republic of Korea has qualified for an extended exception to US sanctions on Iran outlined in section 1245 of the US National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2012 for a period of 180 days. US Secretary of State John Kerry issued a press statement on the ex...
Foreign Minister Holds a Telephone Conversation with th...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Nov 29, 2013
1. Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se held a telephone conversation with Catherine Margaret Ashton, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, on November 29 to exchange views on matters of mutual concern, including the recent agreement on the Iranian nuclear issu...
ROK to Dispatch the 3rd Batch of the Korea Disaster Rel...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Nov 29, 2013
1. The government of the Republic of Korea, having sent the first and second groups of the Korea Disaster Relief Team (KDRT) to the Philippines to support the latter country’s efforts to recover from Typhoon Haiyan from November 15 through December 1, has decided to dispatch its ...
ROK and the US to Hold their 8th High-Level Meeting on ...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Nov 29, 2013
1. In Washington on December 4, the Republic of Korea and the United States will hold their Eighth High-Level Meeting on the Special Measures Agreement (SMA), which will come into effect in 2014. 2. At the forthcoming Meeting, Hwang Joon-kook, Ambassador for Defense Burden-sharin...
‘Environmental Career Fair 2013 in Honam Region’ to be ...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Nov 27, 2013
The Ministry of Environment (MOE) and Korea Environmental Industry & Technology ⅤInstitute (KEITI) will hold the ‘Environmental Career Fair 2013 in Honam Region’ at Exhibition Hall 2, Kimdaejung Convention Center, Gwangju on November 28. It is the 2nd eco job fair followin...
ROK and Malaysia to Hold the 2nd Policy Planning Consul...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Nov 27, 2013
1. The 2nd Policy Planning Consultation between the Republic of Korea and Malaysia will take place in Seoul on November 27, with Director-General for Policy Planning of the ROK Foreign Ministry Shin Beom-chul and his Malaysian counterpart Zainol Rahim Zainuddin leading their resp...
Plan to Strengthen Competitiveness of Korea's Financial...
[ Financial Services Commission ]
Nov 27, 2013
Press Release November 27, 2013     Plan to Strengthen Competitiveness of Korea’s Financial Industry (‘10-10 Value-Up’ Plan)       The FSC announced its ‘Plan to Strengthen Competitiveness of Korea’s Financial Industry’ or the so-called ‘10-10...
Foreign Ministry to Hold the 2013 FEALAC Cyber Secretar...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Nov 27, 2013
1. The Foreign Ministry, together with Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, will host the 2013 Forum for East Asia-Latin America Cooperation (FEALAC) Cyber Secretariat Youth Forum for college students of FEALAC member countries at  the Hankuk University, Seoul, on December ...