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The National Assembly Forum on Climate Change

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The National Assembly Forum
 on Climate Change
A Pan-national Governance Organization on Climate Change Policies and legislation
About the Forum
  • Vision
    Pan-national Climate Change Response and governance improvement for legislation and policy making
  • History
    Founded in May, 2007 Registered as a corporate juridical body in Apr, 2010 Registered as National Assembly Caucus in June, 2012
  • Activities
    Policy debate, field research, campaigns for practice, academy, Korean Annual Awards on Green and Climate, and participation at the Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC
  • Members
    Members: Around 200 members from the National Assembly, Government agencies, Industrial circles, Civie organizations, Academic circles, the press, and so on.
  • Affiliated Organization "The Institute on Climate Change Policy",
    A Network Institute for collaborative research among different sectors
Missions
  • 1.
    To discuss climate change responses with decision makers, stakeholders, and experts
  • 2.
    To propose and support legislation and policy-making regarding climate change responses
  • 3.
    To conduct campaigns to promote public awareness and practical actions on climate change issues
The Board
  • Co-Chairman
    Han Jeoung-ae (Representative member of the National Assembly, The Minjoo Party, 3th term)
    Yu, Eui-Dong (Representative member of the National Assembly, People Power Party, 3th term)
    Kim Il-Chung (Adviser of the board of Citizens Movement for Environmental Justice)
    Huh, Yongsoo (CEO of GS Energy)
    Choe Jae Chun (Named endowed chair professor at Ewha Woman's University)
  • Vice-Chairman
    Lim, Jong-seong (Member of the National Assembly, The Minjoo Party, 2nd term)
  • Adviser
    Lee Heosung (Chair of the IPCC) and 13 other advisers
  • Director of Research
    Ahn Byung Ok (Director of the Institute on Climate Change Policy)
  • Chairman of Working Committee
    Lee Dong-Kun (Professor at dept. of Landscape Architecture and Rural System Engineering, Seoul National University)
Programs
  • Policy Debates to establish policy directions based on opinions from various stakeholders about current legislation and policy issues
  • Working on Legislation to legalize the debated policy directions as and National Assembly Caucus
  • Field Research to collect information from the regions affected by climate change and from related facilities to revise policies
  • Campaigns for Practice such as Earth Day (22 April), World Environmental Day (5 June), Energy Day (22 August), etc.
  • Our Academy consists of 12 lectures and model discussions as a week course for undergraduate students
  • Green National Assembly Project includes activities like calculation of carbon emissions, proposal for promotion of "Low Carbon Green National Assembly", legislation for combining constitutional institutions into "Greenhouse Gases Reduction", "Low Carbon Donation Campaign" to address various issues such as reduction of carbon footprint and so on.
  • "Korean Annual Awards on Green and Climate" has been held to encourage organizations of individuals dedicated to pan-national climate change responses and to disseminate the best practiees across 6 different sectors incliuding public, business, local government, citizens, students, and the press.
  • Participation at COP to analyze international trends in Climate Change Negotiations
  • Annual Policy Report contains articles from experts in various sectors such as Carbon Reduction.
  • A Survey of Korean government's climate change policy is conducted with experts and the public annually
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