Country Info

ICON
Country
Korea
Capital
Seoul
Date of Entry
03 September 1999
Website
Ministry of Foreign Affairs

National Projects

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27 Aug 2018 ~ 30 Aug 2018

Seoul

CYGS

2018 FEALAC Youth Summit

- To enhance mutual understanding and develop a network among future leaders from the two regions through joint research and activities - To increase awareness on FEALAC and knowledge on multilateral cooperation within FEALAC

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18 May 2016 ~ 18 May 2016

Seoul

TITM

FEALAC Seminar on Inter-regional Trade

The project seeks to enhance member countries’ understanding on the Mega-FTAs in which FEALAC economies are involved, helping FEALAC countries to readily respond to future changes in the global trade regime. The seminar will also provide a platform where experts and policymakers can share views and opinions on inter-regional trade, bearing in mind the sustainable development of FEALAC member countries.

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28 Oct 2015 ~ 28 Oct 2015

Seoul

STIE

FEALAC Industry-University Cooperation

General Objectives -To share policy experiences and practices in industry-university cooperation among FEALAC member countries -To enhance the knowledge and understanding on industry-university cooperation -To enrich cooperation on industry-university cooperation among FEALAC member countries -To build network among experts and officials from FEALAC member countries

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04 Dec 2013 ~ 04 Dec 2013

Seoul

PCE

FEALAC Cyber Secretariat Youth Forum

To strengthen cooperation between East Asia-Latin America by establishing a network of future leaders, the FEALAC Cyber Secretariat invited university students from FEALAC member countries to discuss ways to increase awareness of FEALAC. A total of 16 member countries participated: Peru, Costa Rica, Paraguay, Brazil, Colombia, Argentina, Mexico, Chile, Ecuador, China, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Thailand, Australia, Philippines.

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10 Oct 2013 ~ 10 Oct 2013

Seoul

ST

Seminar on University-Industry Collaboration

To better understand member countries' best policies and practices as well as to facilitate cooperation in the field of University-Industry Collaboration

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10 Sep 2012 ~ 10 Sep 2012

Seoul

ST

FEALAC Seminar on Science and Technology Parks

As a part of the Korean government's effort to promote cooperation in science and technology, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology and Ministry of Knowledge and Industry will co-host the 2012 FEALAC Seminar on Science and Technology Parks(STP) to be held in Seoul from September 10-12, 2012. The Korean Government has the honor to invite all FEALAC member countries, United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean(ECLAC), United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific(ESCAP) to participate in the seminar." " In the seminar, the Korean officials and experts in the fields of Science and Technology will share Korea's experience in national development and the historical role of the STP as well as the current state and future plans for the development of advanced science and technology industries and private-public R&D cooperation. The program followed by the seminar will provide an opportunity to visit Korea's major STP located in Daejeon and to meet officials and experts of the STP operation and research institutions."

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17 Nov 2011 ~ 17 Nov 2011

Seoul

PCE

Forum on Promotion of Traditional Sports 2011

At the IX Senior Officials' Meeting, sports were included in the former Working Group on Politics, Culture, Education (PCE) as a new field of cooperation (FMM/2010/3, para. 4). The member countries reached the consensus on the importance of sports as a useful means of strengthening cooperation in the framework of FEALAC. It has been widely recognized, as can be seen in the various activities carried out by United Nations Educational, Scientific, and CulturalO rganization(UNESCO) such as the Round table meetings on Traditional Sports and Game(TSG) that traditional sports plays an important role in promoting cultural diversity and preserving cultural identities at the local and national levels. Traditional sports also have a significant impact on national cohesion by fostering respect for the identities of communities from different cultural backgrounds. " " FEALAC enjoys a rich diversity of traditional sports. There exist more than 100 traditional sports among the member countries that have obtained world wide recognition. Promotion of development and exchanges of the traditional sports will contribute greatly in strengthening mutual understanding and friendly relations between FEALAC member countries." " The general objectives of the forum are as follows. The forum aims to facilitate creation of networks and deepen understanding of traditional sports of FEALAC countries by inviting policy makers and experts in traditional sports of member countries to the forum and sharing their situation and policies and private sectors' initiatives in the promotion of their traditional sports. We also aim to contribute in formulating effective government policy related to promotion of traditional sports by sharing and discussing successful experiences of member countries' public and private sector. Lastly, the forum seeks to find ways to increase exchanges of traditional sports among FEALAC member countries. "

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20 Sep 2011 ~ 20 Sep 2011

Seoul

PCE

3rd FEALAC Expert Meeting on Current Issues

Due to the success of the 2nd FEALAC Expert Meeting on Current Issues on e-Learningo rganized in 2010 and to the request of member countries, the Republic of Korea decided to repeat the National Project in 2011 ino rder to allow FEALAC member countries who could not attend the event in 2010 to participate in 2011. The objectives of the conference on e-Learning are as follows: 1) To share policy experiences and practices in e-Learning among the FEALAC member countries 2) To enhance the knowledge and understanding on e-Learning 3) To recommend the application of e-Learning in the FEALAC member countries 4) To enrich cooperation on e-Learning among the FEALAC member countries 5) To build up network among the experts and officials from the FEALAC member countries. "

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Focal Point Contact

Seo-Jin Moon

Second Secretary

sjmoon17@mofa.go.kr