As the world consciousness of the protection of the earth
grows, environmental problems habe become an emergent
international cooperative issue with which we have to deal on
reciprocal basis. many international conferences habe discusses
this uses and many resulting environmental agreements have
been concluded. In order to effectively deal with these conditions,
it is time that we must intensify environmental standard and
adjust the roles of government, firms and the public.
Therefore, KDI(Korea Development Institute) and
FES(Friedrich Ebert Stiftung) held a joint seminar on
Environmental Policy towards the Year 2000; European
Experiences and Alternatives for korea, inviting Korea and
German scholars to explore the directions for the year 2000
environmental policy of Korea on the basis of European,
especially the German experiences.
The seminar was held at KDI, Seoul on June 2-3, 1993.
Three scholars and experts including Mrs. Marion Caspers-Me가
of member of Parliament prepared their papers on experiences of
German environmental policy. The theme was discussed in great
depth. In Korea, four scholars and experts including Dr.
Chin-seung Chung and Dr. Il-chong Nam, fellows of KDI,
prepared their papers on Korea's environmental policy.
This is the proceedings of the seminar and presents six
papers. In Appendix, two papers on effect of German
Reunification to environmental policies and on decentralization of
environmental policy were presented. I expect this proceedings to
help the development of environmental policy of the two
countries and to contribute to academic exchange between the