An appropriate set of compact city policies, such as environmental friendly urban regeneration, policies to offset the side effects of compact development, strong management of transport demands, and governance enforcement, can accelerate Korean cities' sustainable development.
Korea has been at the forefront of green growth initiatives. The National Strategy for Green Growth (2009-2050) and the Five-Year Plan (2009-2013) of Korea provide a comprehensive policy framework for green growth in both the short and long term.
The major functions of the OECD/Korea Policy Centre are to research international standards and policies on international taxation, competition, public governance, and social policy sectors in OECD member economies and to disseminate research outcomes to public officials and experts in the Asian region.
This document sets out when Korea joined the OECD, what its permanent delegation does, and the benefits of OECD membership.