The Asan Institute for Policy Studies launched a new program on Climate change and Sustainable Development in March 2014. Dr. Choi Hyeonjung, who is in charge of the new program, visited Europe for ten days from March 16th with an invitation from major institutes to discuss on research agendas on climate change and global governance areas and to address future partnership plans.
The research institutes included Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) and Institute for Security and Development Policy (ISDP) in Sweden, German Development Institute (GDI) in Germany, and Center for European Policy Studies (CEPS) and Global Governance Institute (GGI) in Belgium.
During Dr. Choi’s trip to Brussels, he had a meeting with Mr. Kim Chang-Beom, Ambassador of Korea to EU and Belgium, and a Korean representative of the EC’s DG CLIMA and shared a thought for the Korean peninsula’s green détente and EU & Korea ETS cooperation.
Date: March 16-26, 2014
Place: Stockholm (Sweden), Frankfurt and Bonn (Germany), Brussels (Belgium)