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Background & History

  • The Seoul Initiative, initiated by the Ministry of Environment of the Republic of Korea at the fifth Ministerial Conference on Environment and Development in Asia and the Pacific 2005(MCED-5) and endorsed by the 61st Commission Session of UNESCAP, held in May 2005, is aimed at addressing major policy issues for Green Growth highlighted in the Ministerial Declaration of MCED-5 and the Regional Implementation Plan for Sustainable Development in Asia and the Pacific, 2006-2010.
  • The Seoul Initiative provides a regional cooperation framework for Green Growth, taking into account the economic, social, cultural and geographical features of the region. It also provides a framework for policy consultations, capacity-building and networking for the promotion of Green Growth at the regional level.
  • The Seoul Initiative Network on Green Growth(SINGG), with countries in Asia-Pacific region as its members, facilitates the implementation of the Seoul Initiative and its activities to create a synergy between economic growth and environmental sustainability and to contribute to achieving economically vibrant and environmentally sustainable future for Asia and the Paacific.
History of the SINGG
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