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This Country Note on Korea forms part of the OECD Thematic Review of Tertiary Education. This is a collaborative project to assist the design and implementation of tertiary education policies which contribute to the realisation of social and economic objectives of countries.
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This report was prepared by The Korean Educational Development Institute (KEDI), on behalf of the Korean Ministry of Education and Human Resources Development, as an input to the OECD Thematic Review of Tertiary Education.
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This note, taken from Chapter 2 of Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2007, contains information about the progress in implementing reforms in line with the 2006 priorities for Korea.
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The purpose of this activity is to provide policymakers with options for developing systems to recognise non-formal and informal learning; to effectively implement the agenda; and determine under what conditions recognition of non-formal and informal learning can be beneficial for all.
"Competitive Regional Clusters: National Policy Approaches" analyses the objectives, targeting, instruments and inter-governmental role sharing used by 26 programmes in 14 OECD countries.
Summarises proceedings of a conference looking at examples of human genetic research databases, how they are established, how they are managed and governed, how they might be commercialised, and what the policy considerations might be.
During his official visit to Korea, Angel Gurría: met with Korean President Roh and key government officials, including the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance and Economy Kwon O-kyu, Minister of Trade Kim Hyun-chong, Minister of Government Administration and Home Affairs Lee Young-sup, Minister of the Office of Government Policy Coordination Kim Young-ju, Minister of Labour Lee San-soo, and Minister of Environment Lee
This report examines environmental progress made by Korea since 1997 and evaluates the extent to which domestic environmental objects and international commitments are being met.
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The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has invited The Republic of Korea to join the Task Force as an Observer - the first step on the path to full membership. Korea will participate as an Observer at the next FATF Plenary meeting which will be held in Vancouver, Canada in October. The process for an Observer to obtain full Member status takes approximately 2 years to complete, and is predicated upon undergoing a successful mutual
This site contains a list of key references on Korea. The documentary database includes documents on partnership and local governance that have been published by governments, universities and other organisations.