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The UNFCCC COP21 for a new climate regime to take place...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Nov 30, 2015
The twenty-first session of Conference of Parties to the UN Framework on Climate Change (UNFCCC), also known as COP21 or the 2015 Paris Climate Conference, will take place from November 30 to December 11 (local time) in Paris, France. The annual Conference of Parties (COP), the s...
President leaves on trip to France and the Czech Republ...
[ Cheong Wa Dae ]
Nov 29, 2015
President Park Geun-hye will be leaving today for a trip to France to attend the 21st Conference of Parties (COP 21) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, which will be attended by leaders from 140 countries. Following the Climate Conference, she will visi...
NIER-WHO to hold the 1st Workshop on Environmental Heal...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Nov 27, 2015
National Institute of Environmental Research (NIER) and World Health Organization Western Pacific Regional Office (WHO WPRO) will hold the ‘1st Workshop on Environmental Health and Sustainable Development’ from November 30 to December 5 at Best Western Hotel, Incheon. About 50 pa...
The 1st International Symposium of Freshwater Biodivers...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Nov 25, 2015
Nakdonggang National Institute of Biological Resources (NNBIR) will hold the 1st International Symposium of Freshwater Biodiversity and Human Life on November 25-27 at NNBIR in Sangju, Gyeongsangbuk-do with the theme of the ‘Conservation and Sustainable Use of Freshwater Organism...
Workshop on Promise between Nature and Human for Sustai...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Nov 19, 2015
Korea National Park Service (KNPS, chairman: Park Bohwan) will hold the Workshop on Promise between Nature and Human for Sustainable Development from November 30 to December 2 at the MVL Hotel, Goyang to promote the importance of nature conservation and protected areas.The worksh...
The President Attends the ABAC Dialogue with APEC Econo...
[ Cheong Wa Dae ]
Nov 19, 2015
President Park Geun-hye attended the ABAC Dialogue with APEC Economic Leaders in the afternoon. ABAC stands for the APEC Business Advisory Council, an official private sector body, which presents recommendations to APEC leaders. The ABAC Dialogue was divided into a plenary sessio...
The President Attends Unofficial Dialogue with the APEC...
[ Cheong Wa Dae ]
Nov 19, 2015
On the sidelines of the APEC Economic Leaders’ Summit, President Park Geun-hye attended an unofficial dialogue between the leaders of the APEC member economies and the Pacific Alliance (PA) in the afternoon. The PA is a four-nation economic cooperation bloc made up of Chile, Colo...
ME to hold Introduction of Non-CO2 Greenhouse Gases Red...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Nov 12, 2015
The Ministry of Environment (ME) and Korea Environmental Industry & Technology Institute will hold the Introduction of Non-CO2 Greenhouse Gases Reduction Technologies in China on November 12 at Wejin Hotel, Bejing in China with an aim to promote Korea’s non-CO2 emissions redu...
The Ministry of Environment’s ads “I am Your Father”, w...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Nov 11, 2015
An advertisement titled “I am your father (Waste also has a family tree)” made by the Ministry of Environment won the grand prize in the video ads category at 2015 Korea Advertising Awards. The Ministry of Environment is the first to receive Korea’s most prestigious advertising a...
President hosts 6th Korea-Japan-China Summit
[ Cheong Wa Dae ]
Nov 05, 2015
The 6th Korea-Japan-China Summit was held at Cheong Wa Dae today.Under the chairmanship of Korea, the Trilateral Summit was presided over by President Park Geun-hye. The three leaders exchanged views on cooperation among the three countries and the direction for future developmen...