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Korea Environment Corparation

Management Disclosure

  • The Seoul Initiative, initiated by the Ministry of Environment of the Republic of Korea at the fifth Ministerial Conference on Environment and Development in Asia and the Pacific 2005(MCED-5) and endorsed by the 61st Commission Session of UNESCAP, held in May 2005, is aimed at addressing major policy issues for Green Growth highlighted in the Ministerial Declaration of MCED-5 and the Regional Implementation Plan for Sustainable Development in Asia and the Pacific, 2006-2010.
  • The Seoul Initiative provides a regional cooperation framework for Green Growth, taking into account the economic, social, cultural and geographical features of the region. It also provides a framework for policy consultations, capacity-building and networking for the promotion of Green Growth at the regional level.
  • The Seoul Initiative Network on Green Growth(SINGG), with countries in Asia-Pacific region as its members, facilitates the implementation of the Seoul Initiative and its activities to create a synergy between economic growth and environmental sustainability and to contribute to achieving economically vibrant and environmentally sustainable future for Asia and the Pacific.
History of the SINGG
Mar. 2005: Adopted "Seoul Initiative on Green Growth" at MCED-5 [Seoul, Republic of Korea] / Nov. 2005: Launching "Seoul Initiative Network of Green Growth" [At 1st SI Network Meeting, Seoul, Republic of Korea] / 2006- 2010: Executing Seoul Initiative Activities [5 times of Policy Consultation Forum and Leadership Programme, 3 times of Network Me] / Sep. 2010: Extended 2nd Phase of the Seoul Initiative at MCED-6 [Astana, Republic of Kazakhsta] / 2010- 2015: Executing 2nd Phase Activities of the Seoul Initiative / May. 2015: Extended the Seoul Initiative to the 3rd phase at 71st Commission Session of ESCAP [Bangkok, Thailand] / 2016- 2020: Executing 3rd Phase Activities of the Seoul Initiative / May. 2020: Extended the Seoul Initiative to the 3rd phase at 76th Commission Session of ESCAP [Bangkok, Thailand] / 2021- 2025: Executing 4th Phase Activities of the Soul Initiative
Organizing SYSTEM
UNITED NATIONS ESCAP Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, KME / Secretariat, K-eco > (subcontent)Policy Consultation Forum(UNESCAP, KME, K-eco), Pilot Project(UNESCAP, KME, K-eco)