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President meets MIKTA foreign minister delegation
May 22, 2015
President Park Geun-hye met with foreign affairs officials who came to Korea to attend the fifth MIKTA Foreign Ministers' Meeting in Seoul, at Cheong Wa Dae on May 21. MIKTA is a consultative group of middle power nations made up of Mexico, Indonesia, Korea, Turkey and Australia....

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Eurasia Friendship Express, connecting Korea and Europe
May 22, 2015
This July 14, the “Eurasia Friendship Express 2015” will embark on a grand transcontinental train journey, passing through China, Mongolia, Russia and Poland, to reach its final destination in Berlin. Traveling 14,400 kilometers over 20 days and 19 nights, the voyage will end on...


World Education Forum adopts declaration on quality edu...
May 22, 2015
The World Education Forum 2015 wrapped up on May 21 in Songdo, Incheon, with the adoption of a transformative vision for education, a vision that will serve as a roadmap for the future of education over the next 15 years. “With this adoption, we are determined to provide ...

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Korea, to cooperate with Africa, Vietnam on education
May 22, 2015
The Ministry of Education signed a memorandum of understanding with UNESCO to supply funds-in-trust regarding the use of information and communications technology (ICT) to boost education in Rwanda, Mozambique and Zimbabwe. On the same day, a second memorandum of understanding to...


President Park meets education forum participants
May 21, 2015
President Park Geun-hye met with Irina Bokova, director-general of UNESCO, on May 20 in Seoul. Bokova was visiting Korea to attend the World Education Forum 2015. President Park expressed her gratitude at being able to host the global forum. She emphasized that now is the tim...


Korea, Uzbekistan cooperate on developing e-gov't, ICT
May 21, 2015
Korea and Uzbekistan have shared their experiences in establishing online government services. The Global Leadership Enhancement Program for Uzbekistan is currently underway at the Central Officials Training Institute in Gwacheon, Gyeonggi-do (Gyeonggi Province). It is a ...


Pres., UN chief discuss cooperation, security on the pe...
May 21, 2015
President Park Geun-hye hosted a meeting with U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on May 20. They discussed current affairs on the Korean Peninsula, including North Korea's nuclear weapons, the Post-2015 Development Agenda, post-2020 climate targets, regional cooperation across No...


Korea, four Asian nations share e-procurement knowhow
May 21, 2015
Korea and four other Asian countries have gathered in Seoul to share their experiences in establishing online public procurement systems. Korea's Public Procurement Service and the World Bank are jointly hosting the Asia Open Procurement Regional Meeting from May 18 to M...


Foreign press visits front-line troops
May 21, 2015
The 8th Division runs through some combat training drills on May 20. Roars louder than thunder are everywhere. A tank raises a cloud of dust after firing and hitting its designated target. This is the 82nd Tank Battalion of the 8th Division running through some gu...


‘Education is the basis of personal, national growth’: ...
May 20, 2015
President Park Geun-hye stresses the importance of education during the opening ceremony of the World Education Forum 2015, at the Songdo Convensia convention center in Incheon on May 19. “Education is the basis of what leads to personal growth and national development.” ...