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President to host the 6th Korea-Japan-China Summit
[ Cheong Wa Dae ]
Oct 28, 2015
Kim Kyou-hyun, senior presidential secretary for foreign affairs, announced at the Chunchugwan Press Center that the Korea-Japan-China Summit will be held in Seoul on Nov. 1. (Photo: Yonhap News)1. The 6th Korea-Japan-China Summit is scheduled to be held in the State Guest House ...
Environmental Career Fair 2015 to be held
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Oct 27, 2015
The Ministry of Environment (MOE) and Korea Environmental Industry & Technology Institute (KEITI) will hold the ‘Environmental Career Fair 2015 at Hall B, COEX in Seoul from October 27 to 28.The job fair, which marks its 6th anniversary, is aimed at connecting advanced enviro...
Tripartite Seminar on Industrial VOCs Management Practi...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Oct 26, 2015
Five experts from atmospheric research centers including National Institute of Environmental Research (NIER) will attend the 2nd Tripartite Seminar on Industrial Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCS) Management Practice among China, Japan and Korea on October 27 at Beijing, China wit...
Korea-Vietnam Environment Ministers Meeting to be held ...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Oct 22, 2015
The Ministry of Environment (ME) announced that the 12th Korea-Vietnam Environment Ministers Meeting between Minister Yoon Seong-kyu and his counterpart H.E. Nguyen Minh Quang, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment of Vietnam on October 22 at Lotte City Hotel, Jeju to dis...
ME to build capacity to combat water pollution and alga...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Oct 20, 2015
The Ministry of Environment (ME) holds the Joint Workshop on Water Pollution and Algae Control on October 20 at BEXCO, Busan to share policies to control water pollution and algal bloom and seek ways to improve measures with public officials in charge of water quality management ...
International Symposium on Freshwater Ecology to be hel...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Oct 15, 2015
National Institute of Environmental Research (NIER) will hold an International Symposium under the theme of ‘Freshwater Ecology and Cyanobacterial Bloom Dynamics’ on October 16 at Sangsangmadang Chuncheon Stay Hotel with an aim to achieve the national agenda of establishing a hea...
ME to support SMEs participating in ETS to cut emission...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Oct 12, 2015
The Ministry of Environment (ME) will provide support worth of KRW 1.83 billion to eight small-and medium-sized companies (SMEs) including AJIN P&P Co., Ltd that are participating in the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) for installing greenhouse gas emissions reduction faciliti...
Korean professor Hoesung Lee elected as IPCC chair
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Oct 07, 2015
The Korean government (the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), the Ministry of Environment (ME) and Korea Meteorology Administration (KMA)) announced that Korean professor Hoesung Lee was elected as the new chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) at its sess...
The 6th Geostationary Environmental Monitoring Spectrom...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Oct 06, 2015
National Institute of Environmental Research (NIER) will hold the 6th Geostationary Environmental Monitoring Spectrometer (GEMS) Science Team Meeting from October 6 t0 8 at Hotel Riviera, Busan with an aim to share knowledge and strengthen international cooperation on satellite d...
Endangered species, sickle neofinetia, was successfully...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Sep 30, 2015
Korea National Park Service (KNPS) has successfully restored sickle neofinetia (neofinetia falcata), an endangered species Ⅰ, dendrobium monile (dendrobium moniliforme) and siberian lily (lilium dauricum), endangered species Ⅱ, at natural habitats in Hallyeohaesang National Park,...