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5th Asia Pacific Youth Parliament for Water to take pla...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Jul 04, 2016
The Ministry of Environment (ME), in collaboration with Korea Water Forum (Chairman Lee Jung-moo), holds the 5th Asia Pacific Youth Parliament for Water (APYPW) on July 4-7 at Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science & Technology (DGIST), Daegu with an aim to resolve wate...
ME to hold the Summer Camp for Youth for raising awaren...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Jun 27, 2016
The Ministry of Environment (ME) and Korea Environmental Industry and Technology Institute (KEITI) will hold the "Summer Camp for Youth about Soil and Groundwater 2016" on July 27-29 at Korea University, Seoul to raise teenager’s awareness on soil and groundwater. The sum...
NIER to cooperate with the U.S. NWHC on wildlife-borne ...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Jun 23, 2016
National Institute of Environmental Research (NIER) will cooperate with the U.S. National Wildlife Health Center (NWHC) under the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) to actively cope with transboundary wildlife and vector-borne diseases such as avian influenza, severe fever with ...
Endangered species, chilbo metanarthecium, restored in ...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Jun 20, 2016
Korea National Park Service (KNPS) announced that it has recently restored 1,300 individuals of sickle neofinetia (Neofinetia falcate), Class Ⅰ Endangered Species, and 500 individuals of chilbo metanarthecium (Metanarthecium luteo-viride), Class Ⅱ Endangered Species, in an ...
ME and 9 public institutions joined forces to adapt and...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Jun 16, 2016
The Ministry of Environment, together with Korea Adaptation Center for Climate Change (KACCC), signed an MOU on Establishing Climate Change Adaptation Measures for Public Institution with nine public institutions in charge of power and water resources on June 16 at Presid...
Unrecorded species, Grey-sided Thrush, discovered for t...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Jun 13, 2016
National Institute of Biological Resources (NIBR) under the Ministry of Environment announced that tentatively named Grey-sided Thrush (Turdus feae) which has not been discovered in Korea was found in Socheongdo, Ongjin-gun, Incheon on May 26.The newly observed species, a...
KEITI to spread Korea’s leading environmental policies ...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Jun 07, 2016
Korea Environmental Industry & Technology Institute (KEITI) will join hands with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) to spread Korea’s excellent environmental policies to the world. KEITI signed an MOU to strengthen cooperation on environmental policies with...
The President meets with members of Korean community in...
[ Cheong Wa Dae ]
May 28, 2016
As the first official event of her state visit to Uganda, President Park Geun-hye met with 25 members of the Korean community at a hotel in downtown Kampala, the capital of Uganda, in the evening. At the meeting, President Park noted their endeavors for improving friendly and coo...
The President affirms her intention to promote partners...
[ Cheong Wa Dae ]
May 28, 2016
As the last event on the second day of her visit to Ethiopia, President Park Geun-hye held a meeting with 25 members of the Korean community, which is contributing to social progress in the country despite difficult conditions. President Park highly praised Koreans living in Ethi...
ROK delegation attended UN’s first rule-setting negotia...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
May 27, 2016
A delegation from the Republic of Korea (headed by Choi Jae-chul, Ambassador for Climate Change of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs) attended the United Nations’ first round of climate talks following the adoption of Paris Agreement that took place on May 16-26 in Bonn, Ge...