South Korea: Organizations Nominated To Support The 2020 Campaign

As part of Climate Scorecard Report #17 we asked our Country Managers to provide a list of organizations in their countries that might help support our 2020 Campaign. Over the next several months we hope to explore whether the organizations listed below, and others, are interested in supporting the Campaign and implementing the recommendations provided by our Country Managers in Report #16.

The Korean Federation for Environmental Movement (KFEM)

KFEM identifies itself as “a civic environmental organization that takes progressive actions to support core values of life, peace, ecology, and bottom-up participation in harmony with Mother Nature.” KFEM has its historical origin in the Anti-Pollution Movement Conference since 1984. Later in 1993, eight nationwide groups built up one concrete association, entitled KFEM.  The Association is composed of 5,000 different organizations and 200 million members. 

Co-representatives Contact: 

KWON Tae-sun, LEE Chul-soo, CHANG Jae-yeon

Address: 23, Pirundae-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea 110-806

Tel: +82-02-735-7000     

Fax:  +82-02-730-1240

Mail:  web@kfem.or.kr     

Website:  http://kfem.or.kr

Korea Environment Institute (KEI)

KEI is a public research institute focusing on environmental policies. It was originally founded in January 1993 as the Korea Environmental Technology Research Institute (KETRI). The organization was reformed and expanded in 1997 to become KEI. KEI aims at preventing and solving environmental problems through environmental policy research and reviews of environmental impact assessments.

Contact:

President: YOON Je Yong

Address: 8F~11F, Bldg B, 370 Sicheong-daero, Sejong, 30147, South Korea 

Tel: +82-44-415-7777 

Fax: +82-44-415-7799 

Mail: webmaster@kei.re.kr

Website: https://www.kei.re.kr/eng/main.kei

Korea Environmental Industry and Technology Institute (KEITI)

KEITI is a quasi-governmental organization affiliated with the Ministry of Environment of South Korea. KEITI’s seeks to establish national environmental R&D plans and to facilitate the development and commercialization of cutting-edge green technologies. It is a legal organization made up of large corporations and medium-sized enterprises.

Contact:

Address: 15F, Central Tower, 38, Seosomun-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul, South Korea 04505

TEL: +82-2-389-7284~6 

Fax: +82-2-389-7287 

Mail: E-mail. keia@keia.kr

Website: http://keia.kr/pages/sub0101_e.php 

Ministry of Environment (MOE)

The MOE seeks to protect South Korea from threats of environmental pollution and improve the quality of life for the public so that people can enjoy ambient natural environment, clean water, and clear skies. Furthermore, it aims to contribute to the global efforts to protect the Earth. The tasks of the MOE include enactment and amendment of environmental laws and regulations; drafting and implementation of comprehensive measures for environmental conservation; providing administrative and financial support for environmental management to local governments; inter-Korean environmental cooperation; and environmental cooperation with other countries.

Contact:

Minister: CHO Myung-rae

Address: Government Complex-Sejong, 11, Doum 6-Ro, Sejong, 30103, South Korea

Mail: mepr@korea.kr

Website: http://eng.me.go.kr/eng/web/main.do

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