[2018] International Conference for the Establishment of Korea's national Sustainable Development Goals (K-SDGs)

Wednesday, 21 March 2018 - 11:00pm




Formal Opening

Welcome Remarks:

Kim Eunkyung (Minister of Environment/ The Commisiion on Sustainable Development)

Congratulatory Remarks:

Kim Sang-Gon (The Deputy Prime Minister for Society Affairs)

Song Okju (Environment and Labor Committe, National Assembly)

Keynote Address:

"Sustainable Development and 2030 SDGs"

Ban Ki-Moon (The 8th Secretary-General of the United Nations)


Session 1: The introduction of UN SDGs system

"Major Global Issues and Assessment of UN SDGs: Global Sustainable Development Report 2019"

Eun Mee Kim (Dean, The Graduate School of Ewha Womans University; UN GSDR 2019 IGS)

"The Indicators of UN-SDGs"

Yanhong Zhang (Chief, Population and Social Statistics Section, Statistics Division, UN ESCAP)


Session 2: Global Strategy and Assessment of SDGs

"Global Implementation of UN-SDGs"

Jean D'Aragon (Senior Sustainable Development Expert, UNOSD)

"EU's Policy and Strategy for SDGs" 

Michael Reiterer (EU Ambassador to the Republic of Korea)

"German's Policy and Strategy for SDGs"

Hubert Weiger (Chairman, Friends of the Earth Germany; Member of Council for Sustainable Development)

"Korea's Policy and Strategy for SDGs"

Moon Tea Hoon (Professor, Chung-Ang University; Member of the 7th Commision on Sustainable Development)


Session 3: The National Strategy for the Establishment of K-SDGs"

"UN SDGs implementation and Korea's Contribution"

Choi Soon-Hee (Director, Development Policy Division, Ministry of Foreign Affair, South Korea)

"How to Develop the K-SDGs Indicators"

Choi Paul (Director, Sustainable Development Strategy Division, Ministry of Environment)

Panel Discussion about 5P of SDGs:

  • Planet Part of K-SDGs
  • People Part of K-SDGs
  • Prosperity Part of K-SDGs
  • Peace and Partnership Part of K-SDGs


Formal Closing