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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,...
International seminar on GHG verification to be held
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Sep 23, 2015
National Institute of Environmental Research (NIER) holds the International Seminar on Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Verification on September 23 at Amoris Convention, Seoul with an aim to help the Emission Trading Scheme (ETS) to take root and improve the quality of GHG verification for ...
International joint research on biological resources in...
[ Ministry of Environment ]
Sep 21, 2015
International joint research on biological resources in Southeast Asia which has been conducted since 2007 will take a leap forward to become a tripartite environmental meeting among Myanmar, Cambodia and Korea. National Institute of Biological Resources (NIBR) will hold an openi...
The President to attend UN Sustainable Development Summ...
[ Cheong Wa Dae ]
Sep 16, 2015
President Park Geun-hye will visit New York September 25-28 to attend the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit 2015 and the 70th Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA). Scheduled for September 25-27, the UN Sustainable Development Summit is expected to adopt the 2030 ...
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...