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Outcome of the 1st ROK-China Foreign Policy and Securit...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Dec 23, 2013
1. The first Foreign Policy and Security Dialogue between the Republic of Korea and China took place in Beijing, China, on December 23 with officials of the Foreign and Defense Ministries of the two countries in attendance. The ROK delegation was led by the Foreign Ministry’s Dir...
MOE signs ‘MOU on Cooperation for Green Algae R&D’ with...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Dec 20, 2013
The Ministry of Environment (MOE) signs ‘MOU on Establishment of Consultative Group for Algae R&D’ with Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST), Korea Rural Community Corporation (KRC), Korea Research Institute of Bioscience & Biotechnology (KRIBB), K Water, ...
MOE to prepare legislative measures for domestic implem...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Dec 19, 2013
The Ministry of Environment (MOE) will make pre-announcement of legislation on ‘Act on Access to and Benefit Sharing of Genetic Resources’ on December 19 to prepare for effectuation of Nagoya Protocol, which stresses sovereign rights to genetic resources.   Nagoya...
Large companies and SMEs to join forces for inroad into...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Dec 17, 2013
The Ministry of Environment (MOE) and Korea Environmental Industry Association (KEIA) signed ‘MOU for shared growth of environmental companies’ with 52 companies representing Korea’s environmental industry on December 17 at Hotel Grand Ambassador Seoul.     At...
GGGI Wins an Observer Status in the UN General Assembly
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Dec 17, 2013
1. The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), which became an international organization in 2012 under the initiative of the government of the Republic of Korea and with the support of the international community, has won an observer status in the UN General Assembly. ° The plen...
A “ROK-Central Asia Night” Event to Take Place
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Dec 17, 2013
1. The Foreign Ministry will host a "ROK-Central Asia Night" event at Plaza Hotel, downtown Seoul, on December 18. The event, organized to put into full gear the new ROK government’s policies to “expand cooperation with Eurasia” and pursue “diplomacy with Central Asia toward shar...
MOFA Spokesperson’s Commentary on the Description of Do...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Dec 17, 2013
1. The Government of the Republic of Korea strongly protests the inclusion of a description of Dokdo, an integral part of the ROK territory, in the national security strategy announced by the Japanese government on December 17, and demands that the relevant content be removed imm...
ROK and Japan to Hold the 16th Meeting of the Joint Com...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Dec 17, 2013
1. The 16th meeting of the Joint Committee on Environmental Cooperation between the Republic of Korea and Japan will take place in Seoul on December 18 and 19. ° The ROK side will be led by Seong Moon-up, Deputy Director-General for Global Economic Affairs of the Foreign Minist...
Outcome of the 4th ROK-China Meeting on Fisheries Coope...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Dec 17, 2013
1. The fourth meeting on fisheries cooperation between the Republic of Korea and China took place in Mokpo, a port city in Korea’s southwestern coastal region, on December 17 to discuss ways to improve the fisheries order in the West Sea and resolve the issue of illegal fishing o...
Plan to Stumulate M&As Among Securities Companies
[ Financial Services Commission ]
Dec 16, 2013
Press Release December 16, 2013   Plan to Stimulate M&As among Securities Companies    The FSC announced its ‘Plan to Stimulate M&As among Securities Companies’ on December 16 in a bid to revitalize capital markets as part of the so-called ‘10-10 Va...