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Korea, ADB should work together for Asian growth: presi...
May 27, 2015
President Park Geun-hye (right) greets President Nakao Takehiko of the Asian Development Bank at Cheong Wa Dae on May 26. President Park Geun-hye met with President Nakao Takehiko (中尾武彦) of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) at Cheong Wa Dae on May 26 to discuss ways to fur...


Korea, African nations boost aviation cooperation
May 26, 2015
Korea and a range of African nations will step up bilateral cooperation in the field of aviation. On May 19, the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MOLIT) signed an MOU with the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in Maputo, Mozambique. Under the...


Korea, Ecuador reinforce cooperation on e-government
May 26, 2015
Online government services are gaining more popularity in Ecuador, a country on the other side of the Earth from Korea. Vice Minister Chung Chae-gun of the Ministry of Government Administration and Home Affairs paid a visit to Ecuador on May 18 and held a meeting with Le...


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...