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A talk concert on ‘Youth and Environmental Jobs’ to be ...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Oct 16, 2013
A talk concert on ‘Youth and Environmental Jobs’ to be held   The Ministry of Environment (MOE) endeavors to address youth unemployment crisis. MOE will hold a talk concert titled ‘Youth and Environmental Jobs’ on October 17 at Pusan National University to communicate wit...
Foreign Minister and the IAEA Director-General Discuss ...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Oct 16, 2013
1. On October 16, Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se met with Yukiya Amano, Director-General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) who is on a visit to the Republic of Korea from October 13 through 16. In their meeting, the Minister and the Director-General discussed key ma...
Foreign Ministry Holds a Forum on Northeast Asia Energy...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Oct 15, 2013
1. The Foreign Ministry hosted a forum titled “Northeast Asia: Prospects of Energy Cooperation” in the city of Daegu on October 15 as part of the ROK government’s Northeast Asia Peace and Cooperation Initiative designed to build trust among countries in the region through dialogu...
The President makes a successful state visit to Indones...
[ Office of the President ]
Oct 14, 2013
Overview President Park Geun-hye made a state visit to the Republic of Indonesia October 10-12 at the invitation of President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono. On October 11, President Park participated in the Indonesia-Korea Business Investment Forum, made a visit to the Jakarta office ...
Underwater clean-up activities to be conducted
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Oct 14, 2013
Underwater clean-up activities to be conducted   Han River Watershed Management Office under the Ministry of Environment will carry out a joint government-military underwater cleaning activity from October 14 to 16 in Han River. About 120 staffs a day will participate in t...
Deputy Minister for Economic Affairs to Speak about the...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Oct 11, 2013
1. The Foreign Ministry’s Deputy Minister for Economic Affairs Ahn Chong-ghee will attend the inaugural Arctic Circle assembly to take place in Reykjavík, Iceland, from October 12 through 14. ° The Arctic Circle is a forum introduced by President Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson of Icela...
ROK and Hong Kong Expand Annual Quota for Working Holid...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Oct 08, 2013
1. The Republic of Korea and Hong Kong, in a bid to strengthen their bilateral working holiday program, have agreed to expand the annual quota of program participants from the current 200 to 500, effective from January 1, 2014. * The ROK-Hong Kong Working Holiday Agreement was ...
A FEALAC Seminar on Industry-University Collaboration t...
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Oct 08, 2013
1. The Foreign Ministry, together with the Education Ministry, will host a FEALAC Seminar on Industry-University Collaboration in Seoul on October 10. * FEALAC is the acronym for the Forum for East Asia-Latin America Cooperation. ° FEALAC member states carry out their national...
Ramsar National Focal Points and STRP Focal Points gath...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Oct 07, 2013
Ramsar National Focal Points and STRP Focal Points gather in Korea to discuss implementation of Changwon Declaration     More than 60 global wetland experts from 26 countries including members of the Scientific and Technical Review Panel (STRP) of Ramsar Convention o...
Outcome of the 25th APEC Ministerial Meeting
[ Ministry of Foreign Affairs ]
Oct 06, 2013
1. The 25th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Ministerial Meeting took place in Bali, Indonesia, on October 4 and 5. º The Meeting brought together the Foreign and Trade Ministers from the 21 APEC member economies and the Director-General of the World Trade Organization (...