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.
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This study looks at the situation in Korea which began actively promoting its environmental technologies in the early 1990s when the government identified environmental goods and services as one of several strategic national industries. (OECD Trade and Environment Working Paper No. 2004-03.)
This study shows how knowledge-intensive services activities (KISAs) contribute to the acquisition and growth capabilities of firms and public sector organisations.
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This note, taken from Chapter 2 of Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth 2006, contains information about the progress in implementing reforms in line with the 2005 priorities for Korea. In addition to passing of legislation or other decisions to implement reforms, the note records earlier stages of reform, such as government announcements and draft legislation presented to parliaments.
This book presents case studies on innovation policy governance in Australia, Austria, Belgium (Flanders), Finland, Greece, Ireland, Japan, Korea, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway and Sweden. It provides fresh insight into how governments are striving to make innovation policy more coherent.
Korea's labour market policy, traditionally centralised, is on the verge of a major overhaul. The country acknowledges a lack of horizontal co-ordination at national level and a lack of strategic approach at regional level. This conference shared models....