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KEITI to send the Green Caravan for entry into Latin Am...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Jun 13, 2014
Korea Environment Industry & Technology Institute (KEITI) will send a private-public “Latin America Green Caravan,” comprised of delegates from government agencies and companies to Costa Rica and Colombia to pave the way for Korean companies’ entry into Latin America’s en...
Save energy and lower temperature with Coolmaepsi!
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Jun 11, 2014
The Ministry of Environment (MOE) will carry out a ‘Coolmaepsi* campaign’ from June 11 with an aim to cool the workplace for the workers and save energy during summer.   *Coolmaepsi: a combination of ‘cool’ and the Korean word ‘maepsi’ meaning ‘style’   T...
President to make tour to three Central Asian nations
[ Office of the President ]
Jun 10, 2014
President Park Geun-hye is scheduled to visit three Central Asian nations: Uzbekistan June 16-18, Kazakhstan June 18-20 and Turkmenistan June 21-22. State Visit to Uzbekistan On June 17, during her state visit to the Republic of Uzbekistan, President Park and President Islam Kari...
Environmental protection starts with your action
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Jun 05, 2014
Participated by 300 employees of the Ministry of Environment (MOE) and affiliated organizations, the commemoration ceremony for the 19th Environment Day was held in Government Complex Sejong on June 5.   At the ceremony, Order of Service Merit Red Stripes will be a...
KEITI to improve living environment of Asian countries ...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Jun 03, 2014
Korea Environmental Industry & Technology Institute (KEITI) announced that it will carry out a pilot project to distribute appropriate environmental technology* from June 3 with an aim to improve the living environment of four Asian countries, Philippines, Cambodia, Vietn...
Incheon Asiad main stadium opens to the public
[ Incheon Asian Games Organizing Committee ]
Jun 03, 2014
On June 1, 2014 Incheon Asian Games Organizing Committee (IAGOC) hosted a friendly football match between Korea and Kuwait to test its games operation system, with 51,000 spectators in attendance. President of IAGOC Kim Youngsoo, Chairman of the Coordination Committee and IOC mem...
An international conference to share global biodiversit...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Jun 02, 2014
An international conference to discuss global biodiversity policies based on scientific knowledge and data will be held. The Ministry of Environment (MOE) and National Institute of Ecology (NIE) announced to hold the 1st Conference on Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform...
‘Air Quality of My Neighborhood’ to be launched with im...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
May 30, 2014
The Ministry of Environment (MOE) announced that it will launch the application ‘Air Quality of My Neighborhood (hereafter ‘App’)’ that promptly alerts particulate matters (PM10) forecast and warning and provides information on air quality with improved functions on May 30. ...
MOE to hold briefing sessions for national greenhouse g...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
May 28, 2014
The Ministry of Environment (MOE) laid out a ‘National Emissions Permit Allocation Plan’ for implementing the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) and will hold briefing sessions to collect opinions of stakeholders at Daejeon, Daegu and Gwangju on May 29. Public hearing will be held...
MOE and Water Environment Policy Forum to discuss the f...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
May 27, 2014
The Ministry of Environment (MOE) and Water Environment Policy Forum, which is a federation of eight water environment academic associations, will jointly hold the 1st Water Environment Policy Seminar under the theme of ‘The Present and Future of Education on Water Environment...