Korea and Sustainability

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Unformatted text preview: The Korean National Strategy for Sustainable Development A Background Report Prepared by Dr. Young-Keun Chung Dr. Kumju Hwang Contact: Department of International Economics Sunmoon University Chung nam, 336-708, Korea Tel: +82-41-530-2565 Fax: +82-41-530-2915 C.P: +82-11-1796-7727 Email: [email protected] December 4, 2006 The Korean NSSD Background Report 1 TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. Background...............................................................................................................2 1.1 Background outline.............................................................................................................................. 2 1.2 The reality of Sustainable Development in Korea ............................................................................... 4 1.3 A range of legal frameworks and plans................................................................................................ 6 1.4 Scope of the NSSD implementation plans/action programs ................................................................ 6 1.5 The significance of the NSSD implementation plans/action programs................................................ 7 2. Preparation of the background report....................................................................8 2.1 Background of the UN Shared Learning and Review of the NSSD of the Republic of Korea............ 8 2.2 Outline of the background report......................................................................................................... 9 3. Administrative structure in Korea and the PCSD................................................10 3.1 Administrative structure in Korea...................................................................................................... 10 3.2 The Presidential Commission on Sustainable Development (PCSD) ................................................ 18 4. Processes of developing the Korean NSSD ........................................................22 5. Contents..................................................................................................................25 5.1 The dimensions of sustainable development...................................................................................... 26 5.2 The structure of the NSSD................................................................................................................. 26 6. Outcomes................................................................................................................49 6.1 Political commitment and legal framework....................................................................................... 49 6.2 Securing a government budget for NSSD implementation................................................................ 50 6.3 Improving the understanding of sustainable development among governmental departments.......... 50 6.4 Local self-governing bodies’ sustainable development pact.............................................................. 506....
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