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Global Green Growth Summit 2012: Poor Nations Can Have Green Growth, Too

Monday, January 7th, 2013
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The 2nd Global Green Growth Summit was held in Seoul on May 10th – 11th under the theme “Global Governance for Green Growth and the Green Economy.” The Global Green Growth Institute and South Korean government hosted the event in partnership with the OECD, World Bank and UN Environment Program. At the con ference, environmental policymakers and experts from across the globe discussed how all countries can adopt green growth policies in 2012 and beyond. One of the main ideas the summit pre sented is that green growth is not just for rich nations. For instance, the World Bank released a report at the meeting which de bunks the myth that most governments cannot afford environmentally friendly growth. Instead, the report said political motives, entrenched habits and a lack of suitable financing systems are to blame. It called on poor countries to pay attention to the environment in the course of their eco nomic development.

Potential of India–South Korea Nuclear Energy Cooperation

Monday, September 17th, 2012

Over 200 nuclear industry leaders from 36 nations vowed to strengthen nuclear safety and security on March 23rd at the 2012 Seoul Nuclear Industry Summit. It was an official pre-summit event of the 2012 Nuclear Security Summit, which was held for the second time in Seoul from March 26th–27th. Participants discussed the issue of atomic safety after the disaster at the Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan in 2011.

Nuclear Security Summit a Great Sucess: Experts

Sunday, April 1st, 2012

South Korea hosted the second Nuclear Security Summit on March 26 - 27 at the COEX in Seoul. Building upon the accomplishments of the first Nuclear Security Summit in 2010 in Washington, it provided a chance for over 50 world leaders to further substantiate the first summit's endeavor to improve nuclear security.

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Q&A with ABB Korea's Executive Vice President

Friday, January 27th, 2012

Marco Tellarini is Executive Vice President of the South Korea branch of the ABB Group, a multi-billion dollar conglomerate operating worldwide that is a leader in power and automation technologies for electrical utility and industry applications.

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Korea Electronics Show Back on Top in 2011

Monday, January 16th, 2012

After some disappointing performances in recent years, the annual Korea Electronics Show has managed to climb back to the top despite the sluggish global economy. This year, it showed a five percent growth in participating companies from last year, with over 800 companies taking part. 2011’s event was held from October 12th to the 15th at the KINTEX in Ilsan, Gyeonggi Province.

Time is Running Out

Thursday, January 5th, 2012

Unless solutions are found soon, in just 30 years from now, the world will not only have to cope with a climate change crisis that causes an overwhelming number of weather-related disasters, it must also face massive shortages in energy, food and water. That was the message of a talk given by Sir John Beddington, the British government’s chief scientific advisor, in October in Seoul at the Joint Conference on Climate Change and Green Growth, hosted by the Global Green Growth Institute, the German and British embassies in South Korea, and the Delegation of the Eu

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Q&A with Dr. Jerome Delli Priscoli

Tuesday, December 27th, 2011

Dr. Jerome Delli Priscoli works at the U.S Army Corps of Engineers’ Institute for Water Resources and is Editor in Chief of the journal Water Policy. He is a world leader in conflict management, water resources and security. He answered questions during a conference in Seoul organized by the Global Green Growth Institute where he spoke on climate change in the Asia-Pacific.

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Q&A with Dr. Jeffrey Schott

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

Dr. Jeffrey J. Schott, a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, focuses on international trade and economic sanctions. A former US treasury department official, he advises the US Special Trade Representative and the State Department on trade, environment, and international economic policy, and is the author, co-author or editor of numerous books on these topics.

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