Republic of Korea
Focal Point
Ms. Yeonji Lee
Deputy Director
International Cooperation Office
Ministry of Environment

E-mail: yeonjilee@korea.kr
Office: +82-2-2110-6555
Information
Side Events at Rio+20
Meetings
Publications

Green economy Practices/Policies/Initiatives in Republic of Korea
  • Extended Producer Responsibility System
    Waste management and recycling in the Republic of Korea has not only reduced waste generation but has also encouraged reusing waste as an energy resource.
  • Framework Act on Low Carbon, Green Growth
    The enactment of the Framework Act on Low Carbon, Green Growth is to implement measures to effectively address climate change and energy issues and promote sustainable development.
  • National Green Growth Development Strategy for 2008-2030
    The Republic of Korea, in 2008, adopted The National Green Growth Development Strategy for 2008-2030
  • The Nearby Useful Bike
    The City of Changwon introduced a public bicycle system (Nearby Useful Bike, Interesting Joyful Attraction, NUBIJA) in September 2009 with the aim of contributing to an eco-friendly urban environment.
News
Background papers/Position papers
  • Framework Act on Low Carbon Green Growth (2010)
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