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The 8th Republic of Korea-European Union Summit Joint P...
[ Cheong Wa Dae ]
Sep 15, 2015
The 8th Republic of Korea-European Union Summit Joint Press Statement1. The Eighth Summit between the Republic of Korea (ROK) and the European Union (EU) took place in Seoul on September 15, 2015. The ROK was represented by President Park Geun-hye and the EU was represented by Mr...
Promising environmental organizations from 44 countries...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Sep 15, 2015
The Ministry of Environment (ME), in collaboration with Korea Environmental Industry & Technology Institute (KEITI), Incheon Metropolitan City government and Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA), holds the Global Green Hub Korea 2015 (GGHK 2015) from September 15 t...
KEITI attended the International Greentech & Eco Produc...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Sep 09, 2015
Korea Environmental Industry & Technology Institute (KEITI) attended the International Greentech & Eco Products Exhibition & Conference Malaysia from September 9-12, which was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia with an aim to promote Korea’s environmental technologies to ...
“Resource Circulation, Sharing Practice” festival to b...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Sep 07, 2015
Marking the 7th Resource Circulation Day (September 6), the Ministry of Environment (ME) holds a festival titled “Resource Circulation, Sharing Practice” at Pyunghwa Square, Sangam World Cup Park on September 8. Under the theme of “More than Use,” the event carries special signif...
President holds summit with Chinese President Xi Jinpin...
[ Cheong Wa Dae ]
Sep 04, 2015
The President Holds Summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping on the Occasion of the 70th Anniversary of the End of World War II President Park Geun-hye, who is visiting Beijing to attend the celebration of the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, met with Chinese Presiden...
President Meets with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang
[ Cheong Wa Dae ]
Sep 02, 2015
President Park Geun-hye met with Premier Li Keqiang of the People`s Republic of China on the occasion of her visit to Beijing to attend the celebration of the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II. During their meeting that lasted for 40 minutes from 4:35 in the afternoon, ...
NIER to hold Basel Forum 2015
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Sep 02, 2015
Marking Recycle Day on September 6, National Institute of Environmental Research (NIER) holds Basel Forum 2015 at KINTEX, Gyeong-gi province from September 3 to 5.  Sponsored by the Ministry of Environment and co-organized by NIER and Korea Basel Forum, the forum will be joi...
Eco-labeling makes its way to the international stage
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Sep 01, 2015
Korea Environmental Technology & Industry Institute (KEITI) will hold the Meeting with Carbon Labeled Companies and the International Seminar of Eco-Labeling on September 2 at Hotel President, Seoul with an aim to promote partnered growth with eco-labeled companies. At the Me...
Overhaul the mercury management system for implementing...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Aug 26, 2015
The Ministry of Environment will submit a bill to partially revise Persistent Organic Pollutants Control Act to the National Assembly. To prepare for the Minamata Convention on Mercury, which will become effective in 2016, the ministry will lay a comprehensive foundation for mana...
Joint press release from the inter-Korean high-level me...
[ Cheong Wa Dae ]
Aug 25, 2015
An inter-Korean high-level meeting was held from 22 to 24 August 2015 at Panmunjom. From the South, Kim Kwan-jin, Director of National Security, and Hong Yong-pyo, Minister of Unification, participated in the meeting, while Hwang Pyong So, Director of the General Political ...