Busan students and UN staff debate UN regional actions
Apr 25, 12
Students engaged in lively debate with officials from five UN bodies represented in the Republic of Korea in Busan today.
Korean Civil Society calls for global sustainable development action
Apr 16, 12
At an open policy forum on sustainable international development on April 13, Korean civil society made clear calls for more global action as the world gears up for the 2012 UN Conference on Sustainable Development, or “Rio+20”.
UNDP Seoul Policy Centre facilitates Korea-Vietnam dialogue on the role of think tanks in policy making
Mar 7, 12
A senior delegation from the Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Association (VUSTA) met with UNDP Seoul Policy Centre staff today to discuss the evolving role of think tanks in Korea’s development and how this experience could benefit Vietnam.
2nd Seoul Civil Society Forum tackles implementation of the Busan Partnership
Feb 2, 12
The 2nd Seoul Civil Society Forum on the post-Busan global development agenda was organized on 2-3 February 2012 by the Korea Council for Overseas Cooperation (KCOC), Korea Civil Society Forum on International Development Cooperation (KoFID) and KOICA.
Global leaders call for greater private and public sector development cooperation at private sector forum
Dec 16, 11
The Private Sector Forum, held at the 4th High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness (HLF-4) in Busan, Republic of Korea, on 30th November 2011, provided a space for eminent private sector representatives, governments, civil society, donor partners and international organisations to make recommendations to boost private sector engagement in development.
International e-governance cooperation can spread benefits of accountability and better services
Dec 12, 11
At the Global e-governance forum held in Seoul’s Lotte Hotel today, participants discussed bridging the global digital divide through international e-governance cooperation. Participants also shared success stories in the Korean e-governance experience and the future of e-governance.
UNDP Global Human Development Report 2011 launch in the Republic of Korea
Dec 5, 11
The UNDP Seoul Policy Centre and Korea University, with co-sponsorship from the Ministry of Foreign and Trade, launched the 2011 UNDP Global Human Development Report on ‘Sustainability and equity: A better future for all’ at Korea University today. Ambassadors also shared their countries experiences.