Korean environmental issues

As the World Conservation Congress gets nearer, a number of concerns on environmental issues in Korea have been expressed. IUCN encourages open and constructive dialogue on these concerns. Please read our statements for more information.

IUCN will hold its World Conservation Congress in the Jeju, Republic of Korea, in less than two months from 6 to 15 September.

IUCN encourages open and transparent dialogue on all environmental issues. The comments section on this item, open for one week, is now closed. We welcome all to participate in the Congress to discuss conservation issues further: in Jeju from 6-15 September, on-line or through social media.



Julia Marton Lefèvre meets the head of the Gangjeong village association

Update on the World Conservation Congress and Jeju Naval Base

IUCN is an open and democratic membership organization and has always welcomed constructive and vigorous dialogue about environmental issues based on sound science and mindful of IUCN’s vision of a just world that values and conserves nature. …   | French | Spanish

09 Sep 2012 | IUCN statement

Jeju Seongsan Illchubong

Gangjeong village event

The Korea National Committee for IUCN is organising an event on 11 September to discuss the Gangjeong Naval and civilian base. …  

09 Sep 2012 | News story

Jeju, Republic of Korea

IUCN responds to latest Jeju Naval base campaign

A third open letter was received recently from the Emergency Action Committee to Save Jeju Island. …  

29 Aug 2012 | IUCN statement