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ROK Elected as a Member of the World Heritage Committee...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Nov 20, 2013
1. The Republic of Korea was elected as a member of the World Heritage Committee (WHC) for the 2013-2017 term in its first-round vote held during the 19th session of the General Assembly of States Parties to Convention concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural H...
ROK and Kyrgyz Sign an Agreement on the Mutual Recognit...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Nov 19, 2013
1. On November 19, Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se and First Deputy Prime Minister Djoomart Otorbaev of Kyrgyz, in the presence of the Presidents of the two countries, signed the bilateral Agreement on the Mutual Recognition and Exchange of National Driving Licenses. 2. The Agreem...
ROK and the UK to Hold their 6th Consultation on Develo...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Nov 19, 2013
1. Oh Young-ju, the Foreign Ministry’s Director-General for Development Cooperation, and Anthony Smith, Director of the International Relations Division of the UK Department of International Development, will hold the 6th ROK-UK Consultation on Development Cooperation Policy in S...
MOLIT and MOF team up to support Korean logistics compa...
[ Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport ]
Nov 19, 2013
MOLIT and MOF team up to support Korean logistics companies for their overseas market expansion   - Policy consultative Body comprised of MOLIT and MOF officials established to hold its first meeting -   The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport ...
Vietnam sends its official delegation to benchmark Kore...
[ Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport ]
Nov 18, 2013
Vietnam sends its official delegation to benchmark Korea's successful construction policies Ministry of Construction officials from Vietnam came to Korea to learn the know-how on Korea's world-famous construction policy environment.   The Ministry of...
The 6th Green Start National Convention to be held in D...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Nov 15, 2013
The Ministry of Environment (MOE), Daegu Metropolitan City and Green Start National Network will co-host the 6th Green Start National Convention at EXCO, Daegu from November 15 to 16.   The opening ceremony will present the Awards Ceremony for companies and public...
First Vice Foreign Minister Visits Israel and Palestine
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Nov 15, 2013
1. First Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Kim Kyou-hyun visited Israel and Palestine from November 12 through 14 to discuss ways to promote the ROK’s bilateral relations with them and exchange views on the current situations in the Middle East and on the Korean Peninsula. 2. In ...
12th Jeju Conference on Disarmament Takes Place
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Nov 15, 2013
1. The 12th Republic of Korea-UN Joint Conference on Disarmament and Non-proliferation Issues (also known as Jeju Conference on Disarmament) took place in Jeju on November 14 and 15, co-hosted by the ROK and the UN Regional Center for Peace and Disarmament in Asia and the Pacific...
President sends condolences to Philippine President on ...
[ Office of the President ]
Nov 15, 2013
President Park Geun-hye sent a telegram of condolence to President Benigno Aquino III of the Philippines today in connection with the loss of life and damage caused by the typhoon that hit the country on November 8. Following is the full text of the condolence message. It has b...
Foreign Minister Appears in a Live KBS Program on the P...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Nov 14, 2013
1. On November 14, Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se appeared in a special live program on Korea Broadcasting System (KBS) 1TV, organized as a fund drive to help victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, and delivered 10 million won, or some 9,000 US dollars, donated by the Forei...