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Minister Yoon Seong-kyu delivered a keynote speech at U...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Dec 12, 2014
Environment Minister Yoon Seong-kyu delivered a keynote speech at the 20th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP) and the 10th session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol being held from December 1 to 12 in Lima, Pe...
Korea’s Emission Trading Market to officially launch on...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Dec 10, 2014
The Ministry of Environment (MOE) announced that Korea’s Emission Trading Market will officially open on January 12, 2015.   The opening date was decided through consultation with relevant agencies including Greenhouse Gas Inventory & Research Center of Korea (GIR...
Operational Rules for Green Company Designation to be s...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Dec 08, 2014
On December 8, the Ministry of Environment (MOE) makes an administrative pre-announcement on revision of ‘Operational Rules for Green Company Designation’ that removes a ground for giving preference to green companies who apply for re-designations in evaluation procedure. ...
A Green Talk Concert with Moms to be held
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Dec 05, 2014
The Ministry of Environment (MOE) holds a Talk Concert on Environment with Moms on December 5 at Ferrum Tower, Seoul to listen to voices of mothers who are highly interested in environmental services for daily life.At the event, environmental services for everyday life will be in...
UN SDSN Korea Forum-Green Korea 2014 to be jointly held
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Dec 04, 2014
Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), a consultative body for UN Secretary-General, was launched to provide scientific and technical expertise in support of sustainable development goals (SDGs). UN SDSN Korea was established as a branch in Korea.   UN SD...
Bidding Results for Woori Bank Shares
[ Financial Services Commission ]
Dec 04, 2014
Press Release December 4, 2014     Bidding Results for Woori Bank Shares     The Public Fund Oversight Committee(PFOC) held its 103rd meeting on December 4 after receiving the bidding results for Woori Bank shares from the Korea D...
Establishment of small-sized factory near upstream wate...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Dec 01, 2014
The Ministry of Environment (MOE) promulgated the Enforcement Decree and Enforcement Regulation of Water Supply and Waterworks Installation Act that allows the establishment of small factories for livelihood nearby the upper stream of water resource on December 1.  Under the...
2014 Green Investment Conference was held
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Nov 27, 2014
The Ministry of Environment (MOE) and Korea Environmental Industry & Technology Institute (KEITI) held 2014 Green Investment Conference on November 26 at EL Tower, Seoul.   Marking its sixth anniversary, the conference drew about 100 participants from 50 environm...
Plan to Revitalize Korea's Stock Market
[ Financial Services Commission ]
Nov 26, 2014
Press Release November 26, 2014     Plan to Revitalize Korea’s Stock Market     Overview   The FSC announced a set of measures to revitalize the Korean stock market, which has been in a slump in recent years. The benchma...
Korea-China-Japan Tripartite Meeting on Long-Range Tran...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Nov 24, 2014
National Institute of Environmental Research (NIER) announced that the environmental experts from Korea, China and Japan agreed to shore up cooperation and joint research on pollutants including PM10, PM2.5 and O3 at the 17th Tripartite Expert Meeting on Long-Range Transbou...