Republic of Korea

  • Knowledge partner
    Country of registration
    South Korea
    Relation to CTCN
    Network Member
    Sector(s) of expertise
    Industry

    As a government-funded research institute under the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning of the Republic of Korea, the mission of Korea Institute of Materials and Science KIMS is to comprehensively facilitate R&D, test, evaluate and provide technical support in order to promote innova

  • Knowledge partner
    Country of registration
    South Korea
    Relation to CTCN
    Network Member
    Sector(s) of expertise
    Renewable energy
    Energy efficiency
    Transport
    Waste management
    Water

    Korea Institute of Machinery and Materials (KIMM) is a government-funded research institute under the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning of the Republic of Korea.

  • Knowledge partner
    Country of registration
    South Korea
    Relation to CTCN
    Network Member
    Sector(s) of expertise
    Renewable energy
    Energy efficiency
    Industry
    Waste management

    The KNCPC implements diverse projects aimed at establishing cleaner production systems and sustainable industrial development as a specialized organization under the Government of the Republic of Korea.

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    CTCN Director Jukka Uosukainen participated in a workshop in Korea, organized by Green Technology Center, CTCN Network member, and hosted by the Korean Ministry of Science and ICT. 



    The participants discussed trends in climate technology cooperation under the UNFCCC Technology Mechanism, global climate technology projects, as well as Korean climate technologies.



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    The 193 individual country profiles capture the status and progress of all UN Member States, and the 80+ indicators include a wealth of information on child, adolescent and adult anthropometry and nutritional status, in addition to intervention coverage, food supply, economics, and demography. This tool is particularly useful for nutrition champions at the country-level, as it presents a wide range of evidence needed to assess country progress in improving nutrition and nutrition-related outcomes.

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    Objective

    This article analyses possible domestic emissions trading systems (ETS) for six developing countries: Brazil, China, India, Kazakhstan, Mexico, and South Korea. It also analyses the prospects of linking the developing countries to existing trading systems, in order to establish a harmonised international carbon market. It notes that the outlook of ETS differs from country to country. Brazil has established a stock exchange for voluntary carbon units which may precede a domestic trading scheme.

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    Knowledge partner
    Relation to CTCN
    Knowledge Partner

    In May 2010, during the framework of the Petersberg Climate Dialogue, South Africa, the Republic of Korea and Germany launched the Partnership on Transparency in the Paris Agreement (formerly: International Partnership on Mitigation and MRV).

  • Type of National plan
    Country
    South Korea

    Korea plans to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 37% from the business-as-usual (BAU, 850.6 MtCO2eq) level by 2030 across all economic sectors. The INDC includes a section on adaptation.